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We would like to congratulate DC Water in commissioning a groundbreaking project on October 7th that is the first in North America to employ the use of thermal hydrolysis technology. This provides clean, green renewable power by converting collected sewage solids into methane which is cleaned and then sent through turbines for the production of electric power and recoverable heat.This unique project involving WDBC member firms Brown & Caldwell, Arcadis, Black & Veatch, AECOM, CH2M and CDMSmith used both design-build delivery and design-build-operate.
- How Does CMAR Differ from Design-Build?Early contractor involvement. (That’s good!) Constructability input with my engineer. (That’s even better!) A qualified contractor that knows the project before heading to the field. (That’s the… READ MORE
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The newly-released 3rd Edition of the WDBC Municipal Water DesignBuild Handbook now includes a section on design-build-operate.Download
Effective risk management and allocation is the key to successful design-build and contruction management-at-risk(CMAR) projects.Watch Now
Designed to assist owners in identifying the most appropriate procurement process for a particular Progressive Design-build projectDownload
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