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Procurement Guides

Designed to assist owners in developing request for qualifications (RFQ) and request for proposals (RFP) procurement documents for water and wastewater projects using design-build and construction management-at-risk delivery methods

  • Why Do Design-Build Projects Go Wrong?
    There are a lot of lessons to be learned from projects that go smoothly and according to plan and budget. But what about those projects READ MORE
    WDB BlogNov 16 , 2018
  • Field trips Aren’t Just for Kids
    San Jose Water Company (SJW) recently completed their first progressive design-build project and largest capital improvement project ever: a $50 million upgrade to the READ MORE
    WDB BlogOct 26 , 2018


“The planning and coordination of construction interface between the new WWTP and our operating production facility has been very effective. The Brown and Caldwell/Haskell team operates in an open and collaborative environment. Design or field construction challenges are addressed in a direct and objective manner with all parties focused on a common goal of successful project delivery and start-up.”

Terry Farris
Director of Supply Chain Engineering
Bush Brothers & Company