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 With an exploding growth in population, the outdated radio system no longer provided the necessary level of coverage.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.
The transmission systems in the Upper Peninsula (UP) and northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan are connected through submarine cables across the Straits of Mackinac. In recent years, the addition of new power sources, such as wind power, has provided a substantial increase in the electricity flowing from west to east across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
sPower, the largest private owner of utility-scale solar operating assets in the United States, announced completion of a tax equity investment and construction/term loan totaling $434 million that will finance a group of three solar projects, totaling 183MWdc, in California.
Harford County faced a fiscal crisis. The annual revenues in their operating fund were not adequate to cover even their annual operating costs. Reserve funds built during good economic times were depleting rapidly. Without a funding infusion, the water/sewer fund faced a $7.5 million deficit in fiscal year 2017 that could grow to a $74 million deficit by fiscal year 2021.
Unlike the reality of the real estate industry, location isn’t everything in the natural gas sector. In the case of building a Baja California liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, location offered one of the project’s biggest challenges.