Water and Wastewater Awards Top $3 Billion
- Municipal water and wastewater systems are focusing capital improvement programs on renovation projects. Seventy-three percent of respondents are planning to renovate treatment facilities in the next five years, 47 percent are planning to construct new treatment facilities, 62 percent plan to renovate transmission facilities, and 56 percent are planning a new transmission facility.
- The use of design-build among municipal water and wastewater systems is increasing. One-third of respondents have used design-build as a project delivery method. This is an increase from 27 percent of respondents in the 1997 report. In addition, nine percent of respondents have used design-build-operate as a project delivery method.