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Thank you for visiting North America’s leading educational resource for best practices in water design-build delivery. Visit the WDBC project map where you can search our members water or wastewater design-build projects within North America. As a nonprofit organization, WDBC is dedicated to fulfilling its mission through research and education initiatives and by fostering collaborative relationships with all stakeholders to achieve successful projects.

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.  

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  • What Are The Benefits Of Using Design-Build Delivery?
    Design-build provides benefits for both owners and practitioners. It gives the owner the ability to contract with a single entity which bears the full responsibility… READ MORE
    WDB BlogJan 23 , 2016
  • A Collaborative New Year’s Resolution for the Water Design-Build Council
    My work in 2016 started with support on a new program for a terrific client that is all about building critical infrastructure. Together, we’re figuring… READ MORE
    WDB BlogJan 21 , 2016
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Handbook

The newly-released 3rd Edition of the WDBC Municipal Water DesignBuild Handbook now includes a section on design-build-operate.

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Featured Video

Effective risk management and allocation is the key to successful design-build and contruction management-at-risk(CMAR) projects.

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Procurement Guide

Designed to assist owners in identifying the most appropriate procurement process for a particular Progressive Design-build project

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The true test of a successful project is not only delivering to a specification, but understanding the needs of the customer and exceeding their expectations. Your team truly understood our needs and exceeded our expectations.

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