A joint venture between Canadian design engineer Stantec and US consultant Freese and Nichols has been awarded a five-year, $25m contract by the US Army Corps of Engineers in Alabama.
The joint venture will provide the state’s Water and Wastewater Technical Centre of Expertise (WWTCX) with planning, design and construction services.
This will include a projects relating to water, wastewater and civil works projects, including treatment processes and technologies, energy reduction and optimisation.
Chris Williams, senior vice president of Stantec’s US federal programme, said: “Water and wastewater treatment affects communities around the world, and as the population continues to grow, so too does the need for innovative thinking in the industry.
“For more than 60 years, we’ve provided USACE with the highest quality design and engineering services globally. We’re proud to support the Corps’ WWTCX in its mission to deliver clean water at home and abroad.”