Water Construction

New Lead Testing Method Could Reveal Higher Levels in Water

A new testing method for lead is showing an even higher number of contamination in community water samples.

New York County Chooses Arcadis for Wastewater Plant Consolidation Project

Arcadis will be working with the Chemung County Sewer District to consolidate two wastewater treatment plants.

Construction Begins to Improve Water Quality of Los Angeles River and Arroyo Seco

Construction for a $13 million California water quality improvement project begins.

More Than 7 Years Later, California Voters Still Wait on Water Projects

Proposed water projects were delayed while droughts have become worse in California.

Project to Pipe River Water Across North Dakota Breaks Ground

A project breaks ground to begin work on a pipe to bring water from the Missouri River to North Dakota.

EPA Water Chief Discusses Clean Water Protections in an AP Interview

AP reporters speak with EPA Water Chief Radhika Fox to discuss water regulation.

Increased Water Pumping Worries Line 3 Pipeline Opponents

The company constructing the Line 3 oil pipeline project is pumping out more groundwater than anticipated causing opponents of the project to be worried over its impact.

Reiss Engineering and CHA Consulting Now CHA

CHA Consulting acquired Reiss Engineering and rebranded its name to CHA.

Excavation Complete on NEBT Project in Washington, D.C.

The excavation of a $580 million project in Washington, D.C. is now complete.

Water System Link Comes After State Curbs Pumping from Wells

A Charleston suburb has plans to build another connection to Charleston's water system to expand the available water supply.

Flagstaff Begins Adding Water Wells to Augment City’s Supply

Flagstaff, Arizona will soon have five new wells for the city's water supply.

Tunnel Boring Machine “MudHoney” Ready to Get to Work in Seattle

The Tunnel Boring Machine is now in use for a water quality project in Washington to prevent polluted water from entering multiple lakes and canals.

Scrapped Vegas Pipeline Plan Looms Amid Swamp Cedar Debate

State lawmakers advanced a pipeline plan to pipe groundwater from rural Nevada to Las Vegas.

Digital Water Project Activity Rebounds by 11%

Digital water project activity increased by 11% in 2020.

USDA Reevaluates Plan to Turn Ditch into Water Pipeline

Plans to turn an old irrigation ditch into a water pipeline are in the reevaluation process because of environmental concerns.

Presidential Permit Allows Trans-Border Crossing of Hydropower Transmission Line for Canada to the U.S.

A new hydropower transmission line has been approved to extend from Canada to the U.S.

Louisiana Flood Protection Project to Begin Construction

Construction on a new flood protection project in Louisiana will begin next year.

Next Phase of Delta Conveyance Project is Funded by Metropolitan Board

Metropolitan Water District voted unanimously to fund part of the Delta Conveyance Project in California.

Northwest Pipe Company to Provide Pipe North Carolina Water Transmission Line

Northwest Pipe Company has been selected to provide the pipe for a steel water pipeline system as part of a water infrastructure upgrade project in North Carolina.

Utah Asks U.S. to Delay Decision on Underground Water Pipeline

Facing opposition from six states that rely on the Colorado River for water for their cities and farms, Utah asked the federal government to delay a fast-track approval process for building an underground pipeline that would transport billions of gallons of water to the southwest part of the state.

West Virginia Drinking Water Projects Receive Federal Funding

West Virginia is receiving over $11 million from the Environmental Protection Agency for drinking water projects.

San Diego $3 Billion Water Project Receives Permit to Begin Phase 1

A $3 billion water infrastructure project has been granted the necessary permit to begin work on Phase 1.

EPA Issues Final Rule for Drinking Water Pipelines

American environmental regulators have introduced a final rule that updates requirements for lead-free pipes used in drinking water infrastructure.

Brown and Caldwell, Carollo Engineers Joint Venture Selected for South County Ag Program

The Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) has selected a joint venture of Brown and Caldwell and Carollo Engineers as project managers for $375 million recycled water infrastructure program.

Stantec to Lead Major Wastewater Development Project in Egypt

Global engineering services company Stantec has been selected to head up a massive wastewater infrastructure improvement project for the Fayoum governate in Egypt.

Eight Texas Cities Partner for New Water Line

Eight cities in the Houston area are partnering together to replace a 75 million gallon water line.

Vegas Giving up Bid to Pump, Pipe Water From Rural Valleys

Las Vegas water officials said they’re giving up a decades-long plan to pump and pipe groundwater from rural northeast Nevada to suburbs and tourist resorts in the state’s largest metropolitan area.

LAN Engineering Selected for North Texas Water Supply System

LAN Engineering has been selected as the consulting engineer for a $490 million reservoir and conveyance project in North Texas.

Utility & Communications Construction Update

The spread of the coronavirus has upended almost every staple of U.S. life, and businesses have no sense of what the next two weeks, much less the next two months, could look like. With these themes as the backdrop, there are some takeaways we can share for planning the next six months, as we consider both oil and the spread of the coronavirus.

AWWA Cancels ACE20 June Conference in Orlando

The American Water Works Association has added its AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition to the list of major cancellations caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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