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WDBC Member Company Projects in the News

Representatives of the joint venture CDMSmith/Haskell, responsible for the design-build of a new state- of-the-art water treatment plant in Annapolis, MD that will produce and deliver more than 1.5 billion gallons of water each year to residents and businesses, participated in a July 20th ground breaking ceremony. Read more ==>>

WDBC members from PARSONS participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the San Antonio Water System Brackish Water Desalination Program which includes 13 raw water production wells, raw and finished water conveyance, residual conveyance, three deep injection wells, a reverse osmosis membrane water treatment plant, a 7.5-MGD finished water storage reservoir, chemical treatment systems, supervisory and data acquisition controls, and a new administration building that incorporates the first phase of the desalination plant, which will be the largest inland facility in the United States. Read more ==>>

WDBC Education Update: Answering Questions about CMAR and Design-Build Delivery

During a recent education and discussion session with a state regulatory agency, the following questions pertaining to the differences in design-build and CMAR delivery were addressed. The responses on these topics are provided for others' information as well. Currently, most State SRF and DWRF programs require completion and approval of design prior to construction as well as a competitive bidding process. Read more ==>>

And More About Water Infrastructure and Funding...

A recent blog from the Natural Resources Defense Council identifies the importance of State Revolving Loan Funds in the implementation of the water infrastructure, and how they can be used for ongoing sustainability. While not specifically mentioned, design-build delivery is an important consideration in this topic and WDBC is working with other organizations on ways to help municipalities and states gain the critically important financial resources for their projects. Read more ==>>

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The Water Design-Build Council is a not-for-profit association established in 2006 to promote best practices in design-build and construction management-at-risk procurement. Implementation of this mission occurs through education and outreach, serving in a leadership role as an industry advocate for the value of collaborative delivery for water and wastewater infrastructure projects.





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