A coalition led by Black & Veatch donated tens of thousands of dollars in technology along with the manpower to provide a new, solar-driven power source for the SU Manuel Ortiz in Yabucoa, ground zero of Hurricane Maria.
Thomas Edison's invention of the electric lightbulb changed the world. But he also advocated energy conservation and once said, "I'd put money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”
Aging infrastructure is a critical issue for the power industry. The United Illuminating Company (UI) ran into this issue when it faced the daunting task of replacing existing transmission line conductors that were located on 100-year-old lattice towers that had been built on a historic railroad bridge.
Naturalists are now able to enjoy bird-watching at a formerly abandoned facility site in Delaware after a comprehensive remediation effort, thanks to Black & Veatch's focus on long-term sustainability and natural resource management for all living creatures in the Yorklyn Valley region.
Verizon’s first digital kiosk solution deployment is for the City of New Rochelle, New York. The project will include the installation of kiosks throughout the city. The Verizon Digital Kiosk (VDK) project will provide citizen engagement opportunities for the City of New Rochelle and will drive advertising revenue opportunities for Verizon and the City.
Verizon designated Black & Veatch as its preferred smart cities deployment partner for its Smart Communities efforts with the City of Sacramento. Black & Veatch is working with Verizon to improve traffic and broaden internet access by deploying multiple, smart city technologies in Sacramento.
The city of Escondido, Calif., had too much wastewater and not enough potable water. A 15-mile pipeline that carries treated wastewater from Escondido to the ocean almost overflowed during storms in 2010. More urgently, the aging pipeline was near capacity, no longer big enough to handle the city's growing needs.
The City of Chula Vista selected Black & Veatch to deliver an analysis of sensor technologies, review technologies that can assist with environmental education programs, provide a deployment plan for the cities community Wi-Fi, conduct an analysis of smart technologies for transportation solutions, and make a high-level recommendation for smart technologies and solutions for the city.
Black & Veatch is the designer and builder of a new, $35 million solids treatment system for the Liverpool Wastewater Treatment Plant in Medina County, Ohio. The system provides energy performance savings and other sustainable benefits through an innovative Design-Build Performance Contract.
Industry in Thailand consumes almost half of all electricity generation. Improving the reliability of supply and delivering improvements to the network on time is critical in Thailand’s journey to boost industrial competitiveness.
When PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, set out to build the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant, it did so with the goal of creating the most energy-efficient MBR in the world. To achieve this, PUB needed a comprehensive solution that would be a beacon of innovation for years to come, and drive behavior in the global water industry to new heights.
A large utility located in the Midwest with more than 1 million electric and natural gas customers, needed to make improvements to two of its coal-burning plants which have a combined generation capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.
Black & Veatch assisted Lake County, Illinois, with the needs assessment of Sheriff’s Department very high frequency (VHF) high band system, and development of an RFP to upgrade the system to a two-channel simulcast receiver voting system through a holistic communications plan.
Rockwall County officials expressed an interest in developing a new shared system that would meet the needs of both the county and the five cities within the county. Those cities included Rockwall, Heath, Fait, Royse City and McLendon-Chisholm.
Black & Veatch worked with Baltimore County, Maryland, to combine their existing public safety and public works communications systems. The 800 MHz systems were consolidated into a single P25 trunked system with a new 700 MHz data system, tower sites, 9-1-1 center and dispatch consoles.
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