In May 2011, almost a year’s worth of rain fell over the upper Missouri River basin. The heavy rainfall and a higher-than-normal snowpack in the Rocky Mountains caused severe flooding in the upper Missouri River system.
The Afghanistan Infrastructure and Rehabilitation Program (AIRP), for which Black & Veatch serves as the Energy Projects Leader in a prime contractor joint venture, is a $1.4 billion effort to improve vital infrastructure in Afghanistan from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
It’s not easy to put a price tag on bringing peace of mind to a community. But it is possible to measure the impact of eliminating a threat to public health and safety. And there is lasting impact from restoring land for generations of reuse. Black & Veatch has achieved all that in its work at the site of a Florida wood treating company.
Since the mid-1990s, the U.S. Army’s 1st infantry Division, known as “The Big Red One,” has been stationed in Germany, away from its traditional home at Fort Riley, Kansas. Starting in 2006, the storied division has been redeploying in stages back to Fort Riley. Black & Veatch is helping to ensure that troops are returning to vastly improved facilities.
Clean hydroelectric energy is a key part of many renewable energy portfolios in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Anadromous fish runs in the very rivers that produce hydroelectric energy are a defining characteristic of the unique environment of the region
Any company likes to form long-term relationships with its clients, but Black & Veatch has taken the term and redefined it. Black & Veatch has continuously led and managed the massive Toledo Waterways Initiative (TWI) program for Toledo, Ohio.
Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) is a major raw water supplier to the Dallas-Ft. Worth area in Texas. As with many other municipal water systems, TRWD’s infrastructure provided a potential source for significant hydropower.
A new 50-year operating license issued in 2008 from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the Baker River Project – the largest hydropower asset owned by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) – called for flow releases from the Lower Baker Dam to improve movement of migratory fish.
PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, selected a team comprising Sembcorp and Black & Veatch to deliver the country’s fifth and largest NEWater facility, which produces recycled water. The Sembcorp NEWater Plant (SNP) at Changi will ensure that Sembcorp supplies NEWater to the PUB for the next 25 years.
Phosphorus washes into the Mississippi River and eventually into the Gulf. Excess phosphorus in waterways can cause algae to grow and bloom, eating up oxygen and creating toxic conditions that threaten aquatic life in lakes, rivers and even the ocean. The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has taken a lead in dealing with this problem.
Up to 80 percent of the water for the San Diego region is imported from Northern California and the Colorado River. Pipelines that carry the water cross several major fault lines, and a delivery interruption – from an earthquake, prolonged drought or other disaster – could mean severe water availability challenges for San Diego County.
Melbourne Water Corporation’s Eastern Treatment Plant processes 40 percent of wastewater each day and serves 1.6 million people. The ETP produced chlorinated secondary effluent, which was discharged at Boags Rocks was through a nearshore outfall. Since completion of the tertiary upgrade in 2012, the effluent quality has been substantially improved to provide greater opportunities for recycling and to reduce the environmental impact.
Black & Veatch was engaged as lead partner in the Wadi Dayqah Dam Joint Venture formed to undertake design, procurement and construction supervision of the US$120 million Wadi Dayqah Water Supply Scheme.
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