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Aecon Water is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aecon Group Inc. Aecon Water has been actively involved in water and wastewater construction since 1964, successfully completing over 200 projects. The company’s primary business is the construction and commissioning of complex water and wastewater treatment plants, with a focus on design-build and collaborative delivery.

As well, Aecon Water has successfully executed and delivered several public-private partnership projects in the water sector. At the core of our services and operations are our people, experience, methodologies, and our ability to integrate technologies.

Contact: Mike DeRocco, Manager, Strategic Business Development
1003 Ellwood Rd. SW, Suite 301
Edmonton, AB T6X 0B3
mderocco@aecon.com, (m)780.232.3293


Alberici is a diversified construction company recognized for superior quality and customer service. With operations throughout North America, we offer general contracting, construction management, and design-build solutions, as well as the ability to self-perform key components of our projects. With annual revenues exceeding $2 billion, Alberici is consistently ranked as one of the 40 largest construction companies in the United States by Engineering News-Record.

Alberici has built a reputation as a leading constructor of water and wastewater facilities through more than 50 years of experience in this challenging market. We are experts in new plant construction and also have a strong resume in constructing plant expansions within operating facilities. Our extensive workforce, equipment fleet, and self-performance capabilities allow us to deliver projects on time and within budget. Alberici has the ability to control schedule and cost by self-performing critical scopes of work such as yard piping, form & place concrete, process pipe and equipment installation, and structural steel fabrication and erection. With our experience as a builder and our collaborative mindset, we work closely with our clients and leading engineers to understand the project objectives and develop optimal solutions to water and wastewater infrastructure needs.

Contact: Dan Coder, Water Market Leader
188 Inverness Drive West, Suite 675
Englewood, CO 80112
Dan.coder@alberici.com, (o) 314-733-2367; (m) 720-219-3530


Aqua-Aerobic Systems is an applied engineering company specializing in adaptive water management solutions including aeration/mixing, biological processes, cloth media filtration, membranes, oxidation/disinfection, and process control. Since 1969, the company has served the water and wastewater industry by providing both municipal and industrial customers around the world with advanced technologies and treatment solutions that easily adapt to changing demands. From enhanced nutrient removal to primary filtration, ultra low phosphorus removal or even water reuse, Aqua-Aerobic has proven solutions that offer the lowest cost of ownership with lifetime customer service. Learn how Aqua-Aerobic technologies can increase efficiency, save time, and lower costs.

Contact: James Horton, Vice President, Process Group
P.O. Box 2026
Rockford, IL 61130
jhorton@aqua-aerobic.com; (m) 815-639-4524

 


Balfour Beatty is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management, and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Balfour Beatty designs and constructs civils and vertical projects that support the nation’s growing urban communities. Complex infrastructure projects include highways, bridges, tunnels, water and wastewater treatment plants, light rail networks, heavy rail, commuter rail, city streetcars, short line, Class 1 and freight railroads. Vertical construction projects include corporate offices, education, hospitality, residential and healthcare facilities.

Contact: Gregory Frick, Assoc. DBIA, Area Operations Manager – US Civils SW
1701 Directors Blvd.
Austin, TX 78744
gfrick@balfourbeattyus.com, (m) 540-525-5148


Clark Construction Group is one of the most experienced and respected building and civil construction firms in the United States. For over a century, we have been transforming the ideas and visions of our clients into award-winning projects. We build with the intention of exceeding our clients’ expectations for safety, quality, functionality, and aesthetics, and deliver finished products that stand the test of time. Clark Water is a group dedicated to delivering water and wastewater treatment plant projects and specializes in collaborative delivery.

Contact: Brian Walker, Vice President – Water Group
23475 Rock Haven Way, Suite 140
Sterling, VA 20166
brian.walker@clarkconstruction.com; (m) 252-643-1000

 


Core and Main (formerly HD Supply Waterworks) is the nation’s largest distributor of water, sewer, storm, fusible piping, AMR/AMI, and fire protection products, serving owners, engineers, project managers, and constructors. With operations in more than 240 locations in the United States and the Caribbean, Core and Main is able to provide the same level of service throughout this geography for water/sewer residential, commercial, municipal, infrastructure, and treatment plant projects. Let us assign a dedicated team to assist with your next CMAR or DB during the planning, budgeting, bidding, pre-construction, and construction project processes.

Contact: Bob Vicini, Director, National Sales
2423 S Porter Street
Glibert, AZ 85295
Robert.Vicini@coreandmain.com, (o) 602-686-6804


Founded in 1938, Crist Engineers, Inc. recently celebrated its 80th anniversary and is one of the oldest consulting engineering firms in Arkansas. The firm offers specialized experience in water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, as well as various other engineering services including planning and construction management to clients throughout Arkansas and surrounding states.

Contact: Craig Johnson, PE, Vice President
205 Executive Court
Little Rock, AR 72205
cjohnson@cristengineers.com, (m) 501-993-2922; (o) 501-664-1552


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Established in 1993, Crossland Heavy Contractors, Inc. pursues civil construction in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Eastern Kansas, and Western Missouri. Initially focusing on bridge and roadway projects, the company has expanded over the years into water and wastewater facilities, structural concrete, municipal and site utilities, parks and recreation, earthwork, and a variety of civil-oriented projects. The company is headquartered in Columbus, Kansas, with offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kansas City, Missouri, and Lowell, Arkansas.

Crossland’s mission as a quality contractor not only addresses their projects, but also their relationships with owners, engineers, and consultants. Crossland approaches each project as if it were a partnership, knowing that clients’ goals for a project closely mirror its own—a safe, timely, and quality-built project.

Contact: Ryan Adler, DBIA, Director of Pre-Construction Services
501 S. East Ave., PO Box 350
Columbus, KS 66725
radler@heavycontractors.com(m) 479-721-5082


 

Founded in 1901, Enerfab is an industry leader providing fabrication, construction, and maintenance services within the utility and heavy industrial markets. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Enerfab is one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the area, employing approximately 4,000 people and operating in four regions. Enerfab’s Midwest Region, formerly Foley Company, proudly serves the greater Kansas City market and the surrounding markets with expertise in water and wastewater facilities, commercial construction, industrial and power plants, and healthcare facilities. With combined resources from across all regional offices, Enerfab brings one-stop, turn-key solutions from the shop to the field.

Contact: Tony Carollo, PE, Vice President of Pre-construction
7501 East Front Street
Kansas City, MO 64120
Tony.Carollo@Enerfab.com, (m):816-719-4043; (o) 816-912-5223


Energy Systems Group (ESG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc., specializes in energy efficiency, sustainability, and infrastructure modernization solutions in the government, education, healthcare, commercial, and industrial sectors. Across industries, ESG’s business model drives revenue, increases resilience and efficiency, and promotes sustainability.

In the wastewater market, ESG provides comprehensive solutions where amortizing customers’ assets ensures the viability of infrastructure improvement projects and minimizes customer risk. ESG’s wastewater expertise encompasses every area of the treatment process with a particular focus on leveraging anaerobic digestion and co-digestion to drive biogas production and revenue which can significantly offset the costs of wastewater infrastructure projects.

Contact: Dave Jones, Sales Manager
9877 Eastgate Court
Newburgh, IN 47708
djones@energysystemsgroup.com; 518-241-1225


 

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Evoqua Water Technologies is the global leader in helping municipalities and industrial customers protect and improve the world’s most fundamental natural resource: water. We have a more than 100-year heritage of innovation and industry firsts, market-leading expertise, and unmatched customer service. Our cost-effective and reliable treatment systems and services ensure uninterrupted quantity and quality of water, enable regulatory and environmental compliance, increase efficiency through water reuse, and prepare customers for next-generation demands.

Contact: Patrick J. Regan, VP Global Corporate Accounts & Cross Selling
258 Dunksferry Road
Bensalem, PA 29020
patrick.regan@evoqua.com, (m)
215-300-3955


As the nation’s largest waterworks company, Ferguson Waterworks offers contractors and municipalities a reliable coast-to-coast network of more than 200 locations and over 2,400 highly trained associates. Our relationships with the industry’s top vendors allow on-time delivery, unmatched support and industry-leading fill rates for a wide breadth of products across the water, sanitary sewer, and storm water management industries.

Contact: Gordon Cable, DBIA, National Design-Build Manager
10039 Industrial Dr.
Pineville, NC 28134
Gordon.Cable@Ferguson.com, (o) 704-972-7865; (m) 704-466-5723


Flatiron is a Colorado-based construction company founded in 1947. Since then, Flatiron has expanded throughout the U.S. and Canada, completing some of the most complex heavy civil and water infrastructure projects in North America with revenues in excess of $1.3 billion. We have the local expertise backed by the experience and resources of a national and international contractor with 1,764 skilled craft workers in the U.S. Our parent company, HOCHTIEF, was ranked #2 Top International Contractor by Engineering News-Record. Within the last ten years, Flatiron has successfully completed 50+ water/wastewater infrastructure contracts and delivered more than 33 design-build contracts worth a combined $6.5 billion, with another $6 billion under contract.

Contact: Mike Munden, Water Operations Manager
16470 W. Bernardo Dr., Ste. 120
San Diego, Ca. 92127
mmunden@flatironcorp.com, (m) 760-613-4961


Founded in 1919, Garver is an employee-owned multi-disciplined engineering, planning, architectural, and environmental services firm, headquartered in North Little Rock, Arkansas. With more than 600 employees spread between 30 offices in 11 states, Garver offers a wide range of services with a focus on aviation, construction, facilities design, federal, power, transportation, survey, and water. Garver sits in the top 150 of the Engineering News-Record’s prestigious Top 500 Design Firms list, while Zweig Group recognizes Garver as a best firm to work for. Garver is celebrating its 100th year with a series of client appreciation events and by supporting STEM education at 100 schools by donating funds and supplies. Learn more at GarverUSA.com.

Contacts: Joe Dollerschell, PE, BCEE, Vice President, Arkansas Water Team Leader
2049 E. Joyce Blvd, Suite 400
Fayetteville, AR 72703
CJDollerschell@GarverUSA.com, (o) 479-527-9100

Randy McIntyre, PE, BCEE, Vice President, Water Technology Director
14160 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 850
Dallas, TX 75254
RGMcIntyre@GarverUSA.com, (o) 817-798-7203

 


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A general contractor since 1947, Goodwin Brothers Construction self-performs heavy municipal, industrial, civil, and commercial design-build projects. We add value to projects in today’s dynamic construction environment through our commitment to upholding the highest standards of craftsmanship and integrity. Our ability to perform large, complex projects with a small company mindset simplifies processes from proposal to closeout stage resulting in successful projects. Goodwin Brothers Construction is committed to being a design-builder that sets the standard for promoting a safe working environment and producing the highest standard of quality work in the water industry, while maintaining project budgets and schedules through focused collaboration.

Contact: Doug Wachsnicht, Vice President
4885 Baumgartner Road
St. Louis, MO 63129
dwachsnicht@goodwinbros.com, (o) 636-931-6084 Ext: 107; (m) 636-448-5107


Kokosing is an Ohio-based family-owned and operated multi-faceted construction company founded in 1951. With annual revenues exceeding $1.5 billion, Kokosing is ranked as the 64th largest construction company in the United States (Engineering News-Record).

Kokosing Industrial is one of the largest self-performing water and wastewater contractors in the Midwest. Our rich history in the water market dates back nearly 50 years when we constructed our first water treatment plant in Ohio. Today, Kokosing has constructed numerous innovative, challenging, and award-winning state-of-the-art water and wastewater facilities. Kokosing offers construction management at-risk, design-build, and EPC collaborative-delivery solutions for both public and private clients.

Contact: Dennis Tinkler, PE, Sr. Business Development Manager
6235 Westerville Road
Westerville, OH 43081
dft@kokosing.biz, (o) 614-212-5806; (m) 614-565-8269


McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., is a premier national builder, committed to supporting and improving the critical infrastructure that connects our communities and keeps them running smoothly. From early in the design phase, through construction and start up, our national Water Services team provides general contracting, construction management, program management, and design-build services for water treatment, water reclamation, and wastewater treatment projects. Delivering an exceptional experience for our clients while ensuring superior quality and safety embedded in every aspect of our work is what drives us.

Contact: Chris Anvik, Water Services Chief Estimator
6225 N 24th Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85016
canvik@mccarthy.com, (o) 480-449-4700; (m) 480-261-1116


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PCL Construction has been building water and wastewater treatment plant facilities, pipelines, and other water infrastructure projects from coast to coast since 1986. PCL, the parent company of PCL Construction, was established in 1906 and is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and building markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. With an annual construction volume of $6 billion, PCL is ranked 7th on Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 list of general contractors operating in the United States. PCL employs more than 4,500 full-time professional and administrative staff and more than 10,000 hourly tradespeople. We offer a variety of construction delivery methods that provide the best solution for our clients, including design-build, progressive design-build, construction management at-risk, and design-bid-­build.

Contact: Ken Slota, PE, DBIA, Sr. Construction Manager
1711 West Greentree Drive
Tempe, AZ 85284
kjslota@pcl.com, (o) 480-829-6333


               

PLW Waterworks is a 25-year Texas waterworks construction manager and general contractor headquartered in Houston. In 2017, the firm became a joint venture of Webber, LLC, the largest infrastructure firm in Texas and Cadagua, LLC, one of the foremost waterworks construction firms in the world. Both are wholly owned subsidiaries of Ferrovial – one of the world’s leading companies in intelligent infrastructure. As a part of the Ferrovial family, PLW brings to its projects access to immense financial strength, technical support, and valuable project resources while retaining its nimble operating processes and staff who continue to live the firm’s motto “Ethics – Logic – Passion” in serving its waterworks stakeholders.

PLW is rated by Engineering News-Record in the top 20 in waterworks construction nationally. As a leader in the waterworks market, PLW was a founding member of the Texas Water Infrastructure Network or TxWIN®. Known for its innovation, excellent client service, award-winning projects, and for building trust among all stakeholders on its construction projects, PLW is a leader in the waterworks industry: One of the first to install a membrane filtration system in Texas and one of the first Texas waterworks construction managers to use the Construction Manager-at Risk (CMAR) and design-build methods of contract deliveries. PLW has a current backlog of $150 million in construction projects.

Contact: Peter T. Bailey, Vice President
1725 Hughes Landing Blvd., Suite 1200
The Woodlands, TX 77380
pbailey@plwus.com, (m) 713-805-8788


 

Reynolds Construction is an industry leader in water supply, pipeline, and treatment plant construction. Providing generations of quality water solutions, Reynolds has been a trusted name for over 75 years. Reynolds delivers specialized construction solutions for the responsible management of water in a wide array of industries and environments by overseeing the design and construction of water and wastewater treatment plants and pipeline installation. With over 300 employees operating in seven permanent offices and multiple project sites nationwide, Reynolds is well positioned to serve municipalities and industries throughout the nation. Reynolds has constructed more than 230 treatment plants and installed over 17 million feet of pipeline. Additionally, Reynolds is an expert in collaborative project delivery methods. In the last 15 years, Reynolds has contracted more than $650 million in collaborative delivery contracts including design-build, design-build-operate, and construction management at-risk.

Contact: Kevin Shemwell, Executive Vice President, Southeast Division
300 South East Broad Street
Fairburn, GA 30213
kevin.shemwell@reynoldscon.com, (o) 770-969-4040 


Since 1984, Rice Lake Construction Group has specialized in the construction of water and wastewater treatment facilities and is proud to be ranked as one of Engineering News-Record’s 200 Environmental Contractors. Our nationally recognized work includes more than 100 water treatment plants, 200 wastewater treatment plants, and 115 pumping stations, totaling over a billion dollars in water projects in the Upper Midwest for both municipalities and private clients. We are also recognized as a leader in multiple collaborative delivery methods. On a typical project, our firm will self-perform: site piping, demolition, excavation, concrete work, masonry, structural steel erection, miscellaneous metal installation, carpentry, specialty installation, equipment installation, process piping, and mechanical. We usually subcontract painting and electrical along with some smaller specialty items such as roofing, caulking, etc.

Contact: Luke T. Spalj, PE, Chairman
22360 County Road 12
Deerwood, MN 56444
luke_spalj@ricelake.org; (o) 218-546-1919; (m) 612-865-3414


With 90,000 employees worldwide, SUEZ is a global leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries to optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances, in line with regulatory standards. With the full potential of digital technologies and innovative solutions, the Group treats over 45 million tons of waste a year, produces 4.4 million tons of secondary raw materials, and 7.7 TWh of local renewable energy. It also secures water resources, delivering wastewater treatment services to 66 million people and reusing 1.1 billion m3 of wastewater.

Contact: Robert Hacking, Global Domain Leader
3239 Dundas St. West
Oakville, ON L6M 4B2 Canada
robert.hacking@suez.com, (o) 905-465-3030 ext. 3257; (m) 905-220-9757


 

Teichert is a family-owned business that has been Building Trust Since 1887. Headquartered in Sacramento, Teichert’s family of businesses include Teichert Construction (the oldest active California Contractor License #8), Teichert Energy & Utilities Group, Teichert Pipelines, and Teichert Materials. From the earliest roadways in San Francisco and Sacramento, to the most current water and wastewater conveyance, treatment and replenishment facilities throughout the state, and all of the highways in between, Teichert has the experience and capability to lead & deliver critical and innovative infrastructure projects for the next century with current operations throughout California and Western Nevada.

Contact: John Solis, Regional Manager
3780 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 700
Long Beach, CA 90806
jsolis@teichert.com, (o) 562-283-2910; (m) 909-536-3150

 


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Ulliman Schutte is a provider of Design-Build, CMAR, and General Contracting services for the water and wastewater facility construction industry.  The growth of collaborative project delivery in water infrastructure is reflected in our project portfolio. Ulliman Schutte actively advocates and promotes the use of design-build and CMAR based on each potential project’s characteristics and goals. Our history as an efficient, self-performing general contractor serves our collaborative delivery clients through highly accurate estimating, value engineering expertise, and our relationships with industry subcontractors and manufacturers.

Contact: Tommy Brennan, Assoc. DBIA, Business Development Manager
9111 Springboro Pike
Miamisburg, OH 45342
tbrennan@ullimanschutte.com, (o) 937-910-9900; (m) 937-672-2877


Since 1919, Victaulic has been the originator and world’s leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. Used in the most demanding markets, Victaulic innovative piping technologies and services put people to work faster while increasing safety, ensuring reliability, and maximizing efficiency. The company has 12 manufacturing facilities and 31 branches worldwide with 3,600 employees who speak 43 languages across the globe. With over 1900 patents, Victaulic solutions are at work in more than 140 countries across diverse business lines including oil and gas, chemical, mining, power generation, water and wastewater treatment, military and marine, as well as commercial building and fire protection.

Contact: Ernie Maschner, DBIA, Vice President Infrastructure
4901 Kesslersville Rd.
Easton, PA 18040
Ernie.Maschner@victaulic.com, (m) 303-503-9473


Founded in 1971 and operating offices continuously in California since then, Webcor is a full-service general contracting firm known for its innovative, collaborative, and high-performance approach to construction; wide range of experience; use of cutting edge technology; skill in concrete construction; and expertise in building iconic projects. We have completed over 60 million square feet of projects to date. With gross revenues of more than $2.1 billion in 2017, Webcor Builders is the third largest general contractor in California and the largest builder in the San Francisco Bay Area. We employ over 1,900 full-time multi-disciplined staff, and have headquarters in San Francisco, as well as offices in Alameda, Los Angeles, Honolulu, and at various job sites throughout the region.

Contact: John Reynolds
jreynolds@webcor.com


Woodard & Curran is an integrated engineering, science, construction, and operations company, offering a full suite of services to address our clients’ infrastructure, environmental, water resources, energy, and manufacturing challenges. Privately held and steadily growing, we serve public and private clients locally and nationwide.

At the heart of our company are more than 1,000 employees operating from 47 offices and water facilities in 23 states. Our people are experts in their fields, providing engineering design, analysis, permitting, operations and maintenance, and design-build services with a commitment to our clients’ success. With a gross revenue approaching $225 million in 2019, our colleagues combine expertise and access to crucial project resources to provide innovative and effective solutions.

Our design-build specialists work hand in hand with our engineers to deliver exceptional projects for our clients. This fully integrated approach ensures that all parties are engaged in a collaborative design and construction process that maximizes the value of the project. By embedding constructability analysis, operations and maintenance needs, and high-performance design from the outset, we create better results at the right short- and long-term cost.

Woodard & Curran’s commitment, integrity, and resources drive results in the industrial, energy, institutional, and government markets every day. We treat every project as our own and bring the resources of the firm to bear to solve our clients’ problems.

Contact: Sergio Bazarevitsch, National Practice Leader
225 Union Blvd., Suite 475
Lakewood, CO 80228
sbazarevitsch@woodardcurran.com, 720-362-5019


Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building service settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies, and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric, and gas utilities. The company’s approximately 17,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York, with 2018 revenue of $5.2 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.

Contact: Ralph Franco, North America Application Engineer Manager/Technical Sales
124 Commerce Drive
Freedom, PA 15042
ralph.franco@xyleminc.com, (o) 704-409-9703; (m) 724-650-6004