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Water Design Build Council

Join WDBC Leaders at 2 Important Conferences on Water Infrastructure Financing and Planning

Smashing Silos for Water Infrastructure Projects – What are the answers for municipal agencies?  This important theme resonates throughout the upcoming Water Summit, Oct. 23-24, sponsored by American Water Intelligence at the Omni Hotel in Houston, Texas. Participating in roundtable discussions and panel forums, industry and municipal leaders from all over the United Sates will tackle these critical topics. As an exhibitor/sponsor, Water Design-Build Council leader topics address the decisions to be made for financing water design-build projects.


Valuable Training Opportunity Available

Is your organization considering the steps needed for a water or wastewater project – and seeking to identify the best delivery method to achieve your goals and priorities? Or have you just received approvals to initiate a search or RFP for a contractor for some facet of your water or wastewater system?

If so, this is an ideal time to "pause" and take advantage of an educational training workshop offered by the Water Design-Build Council called Preparing for, Procuring and Managing a Design-Build Project. This training can help support your goals for a successful project.

You can make arrangements for an education session through Linda Hanifin Bonner at (410) 798-0842 or via email.


AWWA’s New Water Infrastructure Conference and Exposition  
Atlanta, Georgia, Marriott Marquis Hotel, October 27-29 

This conference will address essential water infrastructure planning and reinvestment strategies that utilities need to incorporate now.  As a sponsor and exhibitor, the Water Design-Build Council will distribute copies of the 3rd edition of the Municipal Water and Wastewater Design-Build Handbook – along with a special "Best Practices Guidelines" handout.

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New Release: WDBC Water Infrastructure Best Practices Guidelines for Design-Build Projects 

Structured into three groups of action steps for use by industry owners and design-builders for water infrastructure projects, the Water Design-Build Council's guidelines summarize the best practices to use in preparing for, procuring and managing a successful collaboration of a water design-build project. These Recommended Best Practices profile the guidance and direction described in the 3rd edition of the WDBC Municipal Water and Wastewater Design-Build Handbook .

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The Water Design-Build Council stands ready to contribute its expertise, resources, innovation and enthusiasm to the challenge of strengthening our water and wastewater infrastructure.

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.