The Koch Fertilizer production plant in Enid, Oklahoma, had a water problem—there wasn't enough and it needed more. The facility was expanding, requiring additional cooling and demineralized water, and a subsequent increase in demand from the city’s potable water supply.
Performing international infrastructure development work requires a combination of technical competence and local expertise. Black & Veatch delivered USAID both through its A-E and Construction Management services on the West Bank/Gaza Infrastructure Needs Program II (INP II).
The amount that can be extracted of one of the world’s most valuable natural resources – copper – is directly dependent upon the availability of the world’s most essential resource: fresh water. But try finding fresh water on one of the driest places on Earth, and you have your work cut out for you.
Arnold Air Force Base is home to the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), the largest and most advanced complex of flight simulation test facilities in the world. Like many military installations, on-site facilities are aging and require sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) services.
As all-electric cars increase in popularity, a critical issue for drivers is having sufficient charging resources to stay on the road during longer trips, not to mention paying for the power. California-based Volta Charging aims to help alleviate range anxiety by rapidly scaling its portfolio of free public electric car charging stations.
In 1985, the Hastings Groundwater Contaminated Site, which is divided into seven sub-sites for investigative and remediation purposes, was placed on the National Priorities List. Because of Black & Veatch’s trusted performance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7, the agency requested that Black & Veatch assist in the remediation of various contaminants of concern.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency is now using a Black & Veatch-designed facility for a land-based missile defense program. The goal of the program was to adapt the U.S. Navy’s sea-based Aegis Combat System for use on land. Our role in the design of a reconstitutable deckhouse provided a unique and unmatched solution for the Missile Defense Agency’s most stringent requirements.
Rockwall County, Texas, had a problem. The county's aging first-responder radio system urgently needed to be replaced. With an exploding growth in population, the outdated radio system no longer provided the necessary level of coverage. Support from the manufacturer was declining and spare parts were hard to find.
Canadian utility group Fortis Inc. owns a number of gas and electric utilities across North America. Two of these utilities faced ratemaking challenges that were impacting the level of rates paid by certain customers and the utilities’ future financial health.
The United States Army Cyber Command represents an elite team of soldiers and civilians dedicated to operating and defending Army networks against adversaries. The Army’s elite cyber team will have a new, Black & Veatch-designed headquarters in Fort Gordon, Georgia, that will serve as “a hub of technology and innovation.”
For almost 50 years, facility operations at a Collierville, Tennessee, manufacturing site contaminated groundwater, surface water and soil. With the addition of the site to the National Priorities List in 2005, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needed a trusted partner to clean up the site in order to protect people and the environment from contamination.
Many parts of the developed areas around Cairo had never been sewered; domestic waste disposal, therefore, was the responsibility of the individual householder.
The Greater Cairo Wastewater project served to address the growing sanitation needs of the capital area.