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Formerly the Water Design-Build Council, WCDA is on a mission to transform the water industry through successful collaborative delivery methods.
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COLLABORATIVE DELIVERY IS THE FASTEST-GROWING FORM OF PROJECT DELIVerY IN THE WATER INDUSTRY.

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$30 Billion

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$5.3 Billion

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New CA Education Session Just Opened

Join us in Orange County, CA, on Thursday, June 20, 2024, for an all-day session on the fundamentals and implementation of collaborative delivery. All are welcome! Each attendee receives a hard copy of our sixth edition Water and Wastewater Collaborative Delivery Handbook along with electronic access to our CMAR contract template.

Tetra Tech Joins WCDA!

WCDA welcomed its newest member, Tetra Tech, in May 2024. Represented by Gary ReVoir, PE, and Jamey Wallace, PE, the Tetra Tech team brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the WCDA family of members.

Guide to Owner Advisors now available!

Just released in April 2024, our new Guide to Owner Advisors: Why, When, and How They Can Help with a Collaborative Delivery Project is a companion piece to the sixth edition Water and Wastewater Collaborative Delivery Handbook. Available free of charge to everyone.

Readiness For Success Research Just released

Phase II of WCDA’s latest research focuses on the readiness of owners’ organizations to execute collaborative delivery projects.

Following up on Phase I of the two-phase research project initiated in 2020 to better understand the elements of successful collaborative delivery projects, this new report conducted owner and practioner interviews and focus groups to answer some important questions.

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Project Spotlight

University of New Hampshire Water Treatment Plant (NH)

University of New Hampshire Water Treatment Plant (NH)

The University of New Hampshire owns and is responsible for operations of a water treatment plant that serves the entire campus as well as the Town of Durham, NH. The original WTP was constructed in the early 1930s, and even though it continued to meet drinking water requirements, UNH decided to build a new facility due to the age of the equipment and structures. In addition to providing clean water for approximately 29,500 people, the design of the new WTP needed to address several unique needs for UNH.

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