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COLLABORATIVE DELIVERY IS THE FASTEST-GROWING FORM OF PROJECT DELIVerY IN THE WATER INDUSTRY.
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From the Blog
Starting with the End Users in Mind
When building a team for a design-build project, it’s common for agency owners (specifically engineering managers) to prioritize the obvious resources: project managers and owners advisors. What often gets overlooked is the opportunity to include the perspective and expertise of the end users during the design and construction process.
Limitation of Liability on Design-Build Projects
Design-build contracts continue to mature and evolve in many aspects, including terms related to liability. In the world of water infrastructure delivery, design-build most often pairs a contractor and a design firm.
How Big is Big?
Back in 2020 when I wrote about the Yugo and the merits of thinking about projects on a life cycle basis, the original Yugo’s 1987 list price of $3,990 translated to $9,100 in 2020 dollars.
Bois d’Arc Lake Water Treatment Plant, Pump Stations, and Pipelines (TX)
Bois d’Arc Lake is part of a $1.6 billion water delivery program to expand North Texas Municipal Water District’s (NTMWD) regional water system.