Earlier this year, the City of Saco selected MWH as the Construction Manager At-Risk for the $50M Water Resource Recovery Facility Upgrade project. The project consists of a new treatment building with aerobic granular sludge treatment processes, secondary filtration, and UV disinfection with upgraded grit removal and solids handling, as well as the conversion of existing clarifiers for additional stormwater storage and site grading alterations to mitigate tidal flooding from the adjacent Saco River.
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On July 19th, Slayden Constructors marked the completion of a transformative four-year endeavor – the Sunriver Utilities Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade – with a ribbon-cutting event. With an investment of $18.5 million, this state-of-the-art facility has undergone a significant evolution, now capable of processing 1.5 million gallons of wastewater each day.
In July, MWH stood as a proud sponsor of the AZ Water Association’s Arizona Water Reuse Symposium—an annual gathering that serves as a cornerstone for vital discussions on both present and future water demands. This event plays a pivotal role in fostering the growth of water reuse projects across the southwestern region of the United States. We are also looking forward to sponsoring the Texas and California Water Reuse Conferences.
Water Reclamation in Washoe County: The Ongoing Success of the South Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility 2020 Expansion Project
Nestled in the heart of Washoe County, the South Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility (STMWRF) 2020 Expansion Project is underway. Collaboratively led by joint venture partners MWH Constructors and KG Walters (MWH&KGW, a Joint Venture), this venture seeks to increase plant capacity, ensuring the county’s wastewater and reclamation needs are met well into the future. This article sheds light on the project’s progress, exemplary concrete work, innovative solutions, and the team’s commitment to positively impacting the community.
From the MWH Archives | In 1945, James McKee Montgomery laid the foundation for an environmental engineering consultancy firm named James M. Montgomery Consulting Engineers, Inc. (JMM) in Pasadena, CA, focusing on water and wastewater solutions. You may recognize “Montgomery” as the “M” in MWH. The company was officially incorporated in 1954 and offered a range of engineering and construction management services.
In light of skyrocketing freshwater demands and ever-intensifying weather shifts, the imperative for establishing sustainable water infrastructure becomes even more pronounced. As a firm with a 200-year history steeped in water and wastewater treatment innovation, MWH partners with municipalities, public utility providers, and private industrial clients to effectively tackle water quality and scarcity challenges.
No discussion on water reclamation would be complete without acknowledging the remarkable accomplishments of the Spokane Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility. The facility secured the Award of Merit in the water and environment category during last year’s Engineering News-Record Northwest Best Projects competition.
Water reuse is rapidly emerging as a crucial solution to address water scarcity and promote sustainable water management practices worldwide. While wastewater treatment plants have long been associated with sewage treatment, an underlying role often goes unnoticed; these plants are pivotal water recycling facilities. MWH has a noble reputation as a leading global construction firm that specializes in water infrastructure and delivers innovative water reuse projects. Our commitment to providing resilient, dependable, and high-quality water sources has earned our firm a distinguished reputation in the industry.