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Stephen Gates, P.E., BCEE, Senior Vice President at Brown and Caldwell, WDBC 1st Vice President/Research Chair

Stephen Gates, P.E., serves as the 1st Vice President/Treasurer on the WDBC Board of Directors. As such, Mr. Gates assumes the duties of the president in his absence and is also responsible for the duties held by a treasurer. These include chairing the Council’s Budget and Finance Committee, seeing that the annual audit or review of the Council’s financial transactions is conducted annually by a certified public accountant, and recommending any changes needed in the Council’s Investment Policy.

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Landmark Research Study Documents a Dramatic Increase in the Future Use of Design-Build Delivery for Water Infrastructure Projects – and Why It Is Preferred by Owners

The future for the use of design-build delivery methods for the water and wastewater infrastructure is a positive one – and one that will continue to grow through the years – likely at a minimum of 10%. The core factors driving the increased use of design-build are cost, risk, and schedule, resulting in increasing numbers and volume of design-build water and wastewater projects in utilities’ capital programs.

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