Water Construction

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.

Lametti & Sons Completes Complex Microtunneling Project

Lametti & Sons recently completed a complex microtunneling project as part of a $5 billion infrastructure development in Rochester, MN.

North Carolina Rural Communities Getting Over $2 Million for Water Infrastructure Upgrades

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved grant requests to local governments in excess of $2.5 million to improve and update water and sewer infrastructure.

EPA Announces $40 Million Water Infrastructure Loan to Toho Water Authority

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $40 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Toho Water Authority in Kissimmee, Florida.

Feds to Fund Water Infrastructure Projects in Four States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $2.7 billion for infrastructure projects that help protect surface water and provide safe drinking water to communities across the country.

Middlesex Water Company Investing $11.2 Million To Upgrade New Jersey Water Mains

Middlesex Water Company has announced plans to invest $11.2 million to improve drinking water infrastructure in New Jersey.

2020 Outlook and Utility & Communications Construction Update

The United States construction market is steady and growing slightly amidst the second-longest period of sustained economic expansion since 1964. Despite fears of an impending slowdown, FMI Research projects that construction put-in-place will increase year-over-year by slightly less than 1 percent in 2019 (down from 3 percent in 2018).

LAN Starts Construction of Conroe Treatment Plant

LEM Construction Co has begun construction of a $60 million wastewater treatment plant for the City of Conroe, the fast-growing seat of Montgomery County, located north of Houston.

LAN Starts Construction of Conroe Treatment Plant

Construction has started on a $60 million wastewater treatment plant for Conroe, Texas—the fast-growing U.S. city—located north of Houston.

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