ADVANCING BETTER PROJECTS, TOGETHER.

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

Spent in past decade

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$5.3 Billion

Spent annually

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10%

Annual Growth Rate

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Michels Joins WCDA as Advisor Member

As one of the largest, most diversified energy and infrastructure contractors in North America, Michels is a true asset to the work of the Water Collaborative Delivery Association. Represented by Boris Veleusic, PE, Senior Manager of Collaborative Delivery, Michels hit the ground running and joined us at our June quarterly meetings and immediately began participating on our committees.

New Implementation Course Preview

There is still space available for our remaining three sessions of our new Implementation Course Preview. Offered online from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MT on August 30, Sept. 13, and Sept. 28, this course features all new curriculum for owners about to embark on a CMAR or design-build project. Practitioners welcome as well!

WCDA Welcomes Shook Construction as New Advisor Member

Shook Construction, represented by Eric Rees, PE, DBIA, Director of Water Resources Preconstruction, joined the Water Collaborative Delivery Association as an advisor in June 2022. Over the last decade, Shook has emerged as an industry leader in collaborative delivery projects, having delivered over $1.5 billion in construction management at-risk and design-build work. We welcome their valuable input into our mission!

WCDA Welcomes STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES as New Advisor Member

STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES recently joined the Water Collaborative Delivery Association as an advisor member, represented by Anna Pridmore, PhD, PE, DBIA, Vice President of Strategic Market Development. We look forward to collaborating with them and drawing on their industry leadership in our mission to transform the water industry.

Sixth Edition of Water and Wastewater Collaborative Delivery Handbook Coming Spring 2023

The WCDA is hard at work updating our cornerstone handbook which will be released at the DBIA water/wastewater conference in March 2023. Featuring updated and new material and graphics, the new Water and Wastewater Collaborative Delivery Handbook will be the quintessential guide for owners and practitioners looking to bolster awareness, understanding, and confidence in the collaborative delivery process.

From the Blog

Transparent Collaboration Maximizes Value on Big Projects

Transparent Collaboration Maximizes Value on Big Projects

Collaboration, innovation, and inclusion are key to the success of big design-build projects. Implementing such measures in the early phases of a project helps ensure overall project success and should be a guiding principle on all large design-build projects.

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Project Spotlight

Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion (TX)

Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion (TX)

The City of Houston, Texas, in association with four regional water authorities, is expanding its Northeast Water Purification Plant, dramatically increasing its ability to support steady residential and commercial growth while reducing dependency on groundwater. Construction is currently underway on this 90-acre site, the largest progressive design-build project of its kind in the United States.

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