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Black & Veatch Has Played a Vital Role to Improve Water Resources in Kuwait
Black & Veatch Has Played a Vital Role to Improve Water Resources in Kuwait
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The Subiya Water Distribution Complex project serves to address increased demands on the availability of potable water and reduce reliance on groundwater supply to a sustainable level. The project provides up to 125 million imperial gallons per day (migd) of potable water to the Subiya New City development and existing water distribution complex. Black & Veatch led design and construction supervision.
Bulk Power
The Ability to Ship Bulk Power from Palo Verde Hub Helps Supply More Power to Phoenix
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The Salt River Project (SRP) had a distance problem. As part owner of one of the largest nuclear power plants in the United States, SRP needed a transmission line that would span the 150 miles between the plant and a substation. Adding urgency to the need was a location that was demanding more and more energy – the rapidly growing Phoenix, Ariz., area.
Communications Industry
Black & Veatch Participates in Many Firsts in the Communications Industry
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When clients plan to deploy a new or unproven technology to the marketplace, it helps to count on a sole-source services provider. Black & Veatch has ability to scale the right mix of resources to engineer and deploy new ideas on a nationwide basis. It’s an ability that comes from more than 40 years of designing and deploying networks.
Sprint Network Vision | Infrastructure Upgrade
Sprint Network Vision | Infrastructure Upgrade
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Black & Veatch and Samsung are performing a major U.S. wireless network upgrade program for Sprint. The program includes plans for deployment of next-generation, multimode base stations at thousands of cell sites in markets from the Pacific Coast to the Great Lakes, including San Francisco, Minneapolis, Indianapolis and Chicago.
Major Utility Improves Services and Reliability with Remote Terminal Unit Upgrade
Major Utility Improves Services and Reliability with Remote Terminal Unit Upgrade
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Reliable, secure transmission of power to customers is a major concern to all utilities. In a dynamic industry with constant change, utilities must update their systems to keep pace with new technology. The challenge is greater when multiple locations must be managed at the same time.
Black & Veatch Provides Secure Accounting for Nuclear Weapons Destined for Dismantlement
Black & Veatch Provides Secure Accounting for Nuclear Weapons Destined for Dismantlement
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In the post-Cold War era, a unified, consistent approach is essential to global security. Black & Veatch works with nations around the world to limit the threats of weapons of mass destruction.
Innovative Air Quality Control Retrofit Helps Provide Cleaner Air to Florida Residents
Innovative Air Quality Control Retrofit Helps Provide Cleaner Air to Florida Residents
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Black & Veatch provided engineering, procurement support and construction management support for a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) installation at St. Johns River Power Park (SJRPP), a facility jointly owned by JEA and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), located in Jacksonville, Florida.
Black & Veatch Designs Power Supply System to Meet Electrical Needs of Fish Barrier Near Chicago
Black & Veatch Designs Power Supply System to Meet Electrical Needs of Fish Barrier Near Chicago
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The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District, has been operating a series of electrical fish barriers since 2002 to deter the inter-basin establishment of Asian carp and other invasive fish species. One of the installations is along the Chicago Sanitary and Shipping Canal, which connects the Mississippi River Basin with the Great Lakes.
Black & Veatch is Helping Alaska Railbelt Electric Utilities with a Resource Plan that Would Increase Renewable Power Generation
Black & Veatch is Helping Alaska Railbelt Electric Utilities with a Resource Plan that Would Increase Renewable Power Generation
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The passage of time and extreme weather conditions have been taking their toll on the electricity infrastructure in Alaska. This is a harsh truth faced by the six electric utilities that serve Alaska’s Railbelt Region, which extends from Fairbanks through Anchorage down into the Kenai Peninsula. The Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) is working with the Railbelt electric utilities to address these strategic challenges with plans that support the anticipated conditions.
Proven Technologies and Land Reuse Solutions are Helping the EPA Minimize Ongoing Operations and Maintenance Costs
Proven Technologies and Land Reuse Solutions are Helping the EPA Minimize Ongoing Operations and Maintenance Costs
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For nearly a century, waste slag and sludge was dumped next to the Sharon Steel plant in Sharon, Pennsylvania. The waste contained metals and polyaromatic hydrocarbons at levels that presented risk to human health and the environment. As a result, the site was listed as a Superfund site by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1998. The federal government enacted the Superfund Act as a measure to clean up hazardous waste sites.
Martin to Hunters Point Underground Transmission Project
Black & Veatch Completes Construction in One of the Most Environmentally Sensitive Areas of California
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The expression “beauty is only skin deep” certainly applies to San Francisco, California. On the surface, it is considered one of the most beautiful cities on earth. But the underside of the city is a different story. San Francisco straddles a major fault line where tremors are frequent and earthquakes are not uncommon. There is also an issue with a mineral compound known as Naturally Occurring Asbestos (NOA), which is in the ground and near the surface. The area is also environmentally delicate and requires extensive permitting by the state and city to do any underground work.
Siting Analysis Determines Prime Location for Boosting Wind Development in Michigan
Siting Analysis Determines Prime Location for Boosting Wind Development in Michigan
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Black & Veatch is supporting DTE Energy as owner’s engineer in the development and design of multiple wind energy projects in the “Thumb region” on the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. The first 109 megawatts of power came on line in 2012, and another 110 MW was added in 2013. DTE Energy has a total of 600 MW of wind power in the development pipeline. 
Project Crosses a Bay and Sensitive Habitat to Bring Energy Diversity to California Region
Project Crosses a Bay and Sensitive Habitat to Bring Energy Diversity to California Region
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Black & Veatch was selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction services (EPC) for the Russell City Energy Center (RCEC) Interconnect Project. The project improves the PG&E system by interconnecting the new 600 megawatt RCEC power generation facility. RCEC is part of PG&E’s diversified portfolio that ensures reliable energy supplies for customers.
man working on advanced metering
Black & Veatch Provides Program Management Services for Smart Grid Solution
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The City of Fort Collins Utilities (Fort Collins) was awarded a Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the deployment of an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system and other smart grid technologies.
After Generations of Death and Destruction from Floods and Waterborne Diseases, Black & Veatch is Helping Vietnam
After Generations of Death and Destruction from Floods and Waterborne Diseases, Black & Veatch is Helping Vietnam
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The goal for Black & Veatch and the Central Region Urban Environmental Improvement Project (CRUEIP) was to improve urban environmental infrastructure in six provincial towns in central Vietnam. This is a highly flood-prone region where new capital works have not been sufficient for local communities and hundreds of thousands of residents.

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