Advisor Members

Aecon

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.

Alberici

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 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 and 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.

Aqua-Aerobic Systems

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.

Balfour Beatty

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.

CAP Logistics

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, CAP Logistics operates one of the most extensive and comprehensive domestic and international heavyweight and emergency transportation and distribution networks. CAP Logistics solves complex logistics challenges including oversize, heavyweight, and expedited freight shipping to remote locations 24/7/365. Complete your reliability strategy to minimize downtime and maximize uptime. Industry professionals rely on CAP because they want experienced people they know and trust, with the skill set to not only understand each situation, but the overall needs of their company and industry as well. CAP Logistics has invested in many key assets including a diverse network of air and ground transport vehicles to provide a blended service. To improve our competencies, we have integrated supporting processes and technology into our rigorous CAPwAir system as well as training for our people on providing multiple solutions while maintaining consistency, quality, and follow-up. This aligned combination gives our customers more time to support their main jobs—growing their business and taking care of their customers, both external and internal.

Clark Construction Group

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.

Core & Main

Core & Main is a leading specialty distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage, and fire protection products and related services. Established in 2017 and built on the foundation of more than 80 legacy companies, we are industry leaders, supplying local expertise and innovative water infrastructure solutions for our customers and the communities we serve. Our experienced professionals provide customized specifications, material management, value analysis, price/cost quotations, accurate take-offs, pipe layout drawings, and project management.

Crist Engineers, Inc.

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.

Crossland Heavy Contractors, Inc.

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.

Energy Systems Group

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 resiliency 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.

Evoqua Water Technologies

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.

Ferguson Waterworks

As the nation’s largest waterworks company, Ferguson Waterworks offers contractors and municipalities a reliable coast-to-coast network of more than 250 locations and over 2,500 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 stormwater management industries. Public and private water and sewer authorities, utility contractors, public works/line contractors, heavy highway contractors, and more look to Ferguson Waterworks for our customer-first approach to supply and service in the waterworks industry.

Flatiron

Flatiron is a Colorado-based construction company founded in 1947. Since then, Flatiron has expanded throughout the US 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.

Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Freese and Nichols, Inc. is a professional consulting firm serving clients across the Southeast and Southwest United States. With sustainability and client-centered innovation in mind, Freese and Nichols plans, designs, and manages infrastructure projects. It is the first engineering/architecture firm to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Learn more at www.freese.com.

Garver

Founded in 1919, Garver is an employee-owned multi-disciplined engineering, planning, architectural, and environmental services firm with more than 900 employees across the United States. Offering a wide range of services focused on aviation, construction, facilities design, federal, survey, transportation, water, and wastewater, Garver sits in the top 125 of the Engineering News-Record's prestigious Top 500 design firms list and is consistently recognized as a best firm to work for. Learn more at GarverUSA.com.

Goodwin Brothers Construction

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.

Kokosing

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 by 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.

Michels Corporation

Michels Corporation is one of the largest, most diversified energy and infrastructure contractors in North America. As a family-owned and -operated business, we have the ability to swiftly make critical decisions to support customers’ goals. The 8,000 people employed by Michels and the Michels Family of Companies are a hardworking, innovative team of problem solvers. Our crews are backed by an enviable fleet of 17,000 pieces of heavy equipment, most of which has been customized or fabricated to meet Michels' high standards. Services are constantly growing and evolving to meet customers’ needs and to provide them with solutions to complex problems. Delivery methods include bid-build, design-build, progressive design-build, EPC, CMGC, public-private partnerships (P3), and other collaborative delivery methods. We are a preferred partner on large-scale joint ventures across multiple segments of the business. Michels combines a cohesive collection of services and strengths to efficiently, correctly, and cost-effectively deliver proven construction solutions.

PC Construction

PC Construction is a 100% employee-owned company providing client-focused construction solutions in a diverse range of markets. We deliver projects utilizing all collaborative delivery methods as well as general contracting with self-perform services for projects of all sizes—from a small odor control upgrade to progressive design-build treatment plants valued at over $300 million. Founded in 1958, PC manages projects from its headquarters in Vermont and seven supporting offices regionally located throughout the East Coast. Our design-build expertise dates back over four decades and includes projects totaling over $2 billion. Our teams bring extensive experience to our clients’ collaborative delivery projects with detailed estimating, value engineering, and constructability services, while building projects with the highest safety and quality to add significant operational value.

PCL Construction

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.

PLW Waterworks

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 construction management at-risk (CMAR) and design-build methods of contract deliveries. PLW has a current backlog of $150 million in construction projects.

Reynolds Construction

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.

Rice Lake Construction Group

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 Top 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.

Shook Construction

Shook Construction was established in Dayton, OH, in 1926. We take pride in our nearly 100 years of experience as a self-perform contractor and rich history of water/wastewater infrastructure projects. Our construction professionals' understanding and vast field experience putting work in place provides a greater level of planning and insight into the projects that we manage. 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 have organized our structure and resources around successfully executing these types of projects. Our understanding of the delivery methods, and our ability to manage risk within their execution, provides greater value for our clients.

Structural Technologies

STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES develops and integrates repair and renewal products, and technical support services, with our contracting licensees to provide turnkey value-added solutions to water/wastewater owners, consultants, and contractors. Our water/wastewater team is focused on developing solutions to make critical pipelines, water and wastewater storage, and treatment system infrastructure stronger and last longer. From investigation and design support to construction, our subject matter experts assist and collaborate throughout the design-build process. STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES is recognized as the industry leader in the design, supply, and installation of carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) Class IV renewal systems for large-diameter pipelines.

SUEZ

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.

Tanner Pacific

Tanner Pacific is a certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and independent construction management firm specializing in public works projects with a focus on water resources. We recognize the expertise that each team member brings to a project and create an inclusive environment to fuel creative project solutions. Challenges are addressed through open dialogue with professionals that look beyond the typical to seek results that drive project success.

Technical Systems Inc

Founded in 1970, Technical Systems Inc. is a leader in integrated water/wastewater solutions specializing in design-build delivery methods, primarily focused in municipal infrastructure. Headquartered in Lynnwood, Washington, TSI operates out of their full-service, 25,000-square-foot facility housing its engineering offices, training base, field service hub, and control panel fabrication and testing center. In addition, TSI maintains a Southern California office in Irvine and a Northern California office in Dixon with complete engineering, programming, and field service capabilities. Engineering services provided by TSI include the design and programming of remote telemetry, SCADA, power monitoring, programmable logic controllers, pc-based control, human machine interface (HMI), distributed control systems (DCS), instrumentation, variable speed drives, motion control, motor control, and process information management.

Teichert

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 and deliver critical and innovative infrastructure projects for the next century with current operations throughout California and Western Nevada.

Ulliman Schutte

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.

W. M. Lyles Co.

W. M. Lyles Co. is a heavy civil and utility contractor with a successful record of performance, safety, and reliability. Lyles has been actively involved in water and wastewater construction since 1945, successfully completing over 108 major design-build projects valued at over $3 billion. We have progressed through performance by having competent, intelligent, and experienced personnel actively directing the tactical and strategic operations of our company. For the past eight years, ENR has consistently ranked Lyles as either the largest or second largest water infrastructure contractor in California. Lyles is headquartered in Fresno and has offices located in Temecula, Bakersfield, and Rocklin, California.

Wade Trim

Wade Trim is committed to maximizing the value of your infrastructure investment. For nearly a century, we’ve been solving complex engineering challenges to create stronger communities. Our work approach is customized to fit each client and project. We use a collaborative, friendly style, built on excellent communication before, during, and after your project—to deliver solutions you can stand behind.

Webcor

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. 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.

Woodard & Curran

Woodard & Curran is more than just a consulting firm—we are an integrated science, engineering, design-build, and operations company specializing in water and environmental projects. By partnering with you, adopting your priorities, and understanding the realities you face, we deliver one-of-a-kind answers to unique problems. We believe that doing good work for our clients goes hand in hand with doing good for the planet, and that all good work begins and ends with a happy, healthy team. These commitments—to each other, to our clients, and to the world around us—define Woodard & Curran.

Xylem

Xylem is a global team unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and reused in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies, and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric, and gas utilities. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions. For more information on how Xylem can help you, go to www.xylem.com.

Advisors

Director of Pre-Construction Services

Crossland Heavy Contractors

Vice President – California Operations

Technical Systems Inc.

Vice President

PLW Waterworks

National Practice Leader

Woodard & Curran

Business Development Manager

Ulliman Schutte

Water Market Leader

Alberici

Chief Executive Officer

CAP Logistics

North America Application Engineer Manager/Technical Sales

Xylem, Inc.

Area Operations Manager | US Civils SW

Balfour Beatty

Global Domain Leader

SUEZ

Operations Manager

PCL Construction

Vice President, Process Group

Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc.

Principal

Tanner Pacific

Vice President

Crist Engineers

Water Construction Services Leader

Garver

Vice President | Alternative Delivery Manager

W. M. Lyles Co.

Director of Preconstruction

PC Construction

Business Development Manager | Waterworks Infrastructure

Ferguson Waterworks

Construction Services and Collaborative Delivery Practice Lead

Wade Trim

VP, Strategic Market Development

Structural Technologies

Director – Water Resources Preconstruction

Shook Construction

Vice President, Infrastructure

Webcor

Sales Manager – Sustainable Infrastructure

Energy Systems Group

Executive Vice President, Southeast Division

Reynolds Construction

Vice President

Aecon

Chairman

Rice Lake Construction Group

Vice President – Procurement

Teichert

Sr. Business Development Manager

Kokosing Industrial

Pre-Construction Director- Water Division

Flatiron

Senior Manager

Michels

Director, National Sales

Core & Main

Vice President

Goodwin Brothers Construction

Vice President – Water Group

Clark Construction

Principal/Vice President

Freese and Nichols