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Conveyance & Storage

Treatment plants are only a fraction of the big picture when it comes to water, wastewater and stormwater management.

Conveyance & Storage

Networks, consisting of conveyance systems and storage schemes, are among the most valuable assets for communities everywhere. At Black & Veatch, we employ a variety of technologies and approaches to move, control or store water.

For more than a century, we’ve built our reputation on thousands of projects and nearly 12,000 miles of conveyance pipeline infrastructure worldwide. From permitting through startup, we help our clients make holistic decisions from alignment and construction of new water, wastewater and stormwater systems to rehabilitation and replacement.

Our global knowledge base is comprised of civil, mechanical, structural, hydraulics and geotechnical engineers; planners; geographic information systems (GIS) experts; geologists; and construction managers.  This integrated team has expertise in:

Our asset management plans leverage approaches such as PAS 55 and WERF SIMPLE to help utilities assess strengths, weaknesses and potential implementation steps. We can help clients assess the condition of their assets, prioritize capital improvement programs (CIP), adapt CIPs, optimize operations and maintenance, and assess system resilience and vulnerability.

When conveyance means tunneling, we turn to our experts who are skilled in underground construction, mechanical and non-mechanical methods, and trenchless technology. We deliver a full range of geotechnical services and tunneling expertise in all conditions for raw water, treated water, stormwater, wastewater and combined and sanitary sewer overflows.

Black & Veatch has been designing dams longer than any other consulting engineering firm in the United States, with continuous work for more than 100 years. We’ve been responsible for investigation, safety inspections, analysis, design, construction, risk management and emergency preparedness of more than 1,500 dams in 20 countries.


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