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.
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.
The Oregon State Radio Project rebuilt the existing Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Oregon State Police (OSP) systems to create an integrated statewide network in partnership with the Oregon Department of Forestry, Oregon Department of Corrections and with nearly 40 local public safety agencies.
The County of Monterey Information Technology Department (ITD) communications systems were developed in the mid 1980s. Many of the tower systems have since aged, and were developed in accordance with older building codes.
The City of Arvada is developing two new communications sites in support of the city’s first responder P25 land mobile radio (LMR) system. The new system will expand radio coverage in the west and increase interoperability with the City of Lakewood and Denver.
In remote West Texas, residents were experiencing power disruptions caused by aging infrastructure, and a surge in local oil production was demanding more capacity than was available. The 100-year-old transmission and distribution system simply wasn’t keeping up.
Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) is serious about their commitment to safe and reliable operations. To bolster their residential natural gas meter protection efforts, BGE partnered with Black & Veatch on an integrated plan to relocate and safeguard meters for more than 16,000 natural gas customers in the Baltimore, Maryland, region.
With water already at a premium in a stubbornly parched region of the United States, a global oil giant had sustainability in mind when it searched for ways to clean and repurpose water produced as a byproduct of one of its enhanced oil recovery operations.
Near the shore of Lake Erie, in Oregon, Ohio, an 869-megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant, known as the Oregon Clean Energy Center, is now providing critical baseload power to the PJM regional transmission organization and delivering value to virtually all stakeholders.
Innovative long-term planning and advanced engineering at the upcoming Integrated Waste Management Facility in Singapore will enable the island nation to reap the benefits of energy and resource recovery maximisation for years to come. When completed it will establish new standards for how we manage and harness our waste resources.
Grand River Dam Authority’s customers now have a more reliable, highly efficient and cleaner source of energy thanks to the Grand River Energy Center Unit 3, a natural gas-fueled, 1x1 combined-cycle generating facility that is expected to be the most efficient fossil-fuel generation facility in the United States’ Southwest Power Pool.
Happy Valley, located in the Wan Chai District of Hong Kong, is a cultural, economic and entertainment centre for the city. Despite its metropolitan development, the area was prone to flooding as it is located on low-lying ground near the Victoria Harbor.
Calgon Carbon Corporation hired Black & Veatch to upgrade their boiler makeup water treatment system and assist in other modifications to reduce operating and maintenance costs at its flagship factory in the United States, the Big Sandy Plant in Kentucky, which produces activated carbon from bituminous coal.
Black & Veatch and Schneider Electric are designing and constructing an energy security microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, in San Diego, California. Once fully operational, the microgrid solution will provide resiliency, incorporate renewable energy, and allow operations at mission-critical facilities to continue if the utility power grid is compromised or damaged.
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