Water is all we do
and we do it like no one else
In a world of generalists, a water specialist provides great value.
At Carollo, water is all we do.
This unwavering commitment to the water industry has been a hallmark of the company since our inception in 1933. Over the decades, this single-minded focus has allowed us to make some unique commitments to both clients and staff. It has opened the door to the very best talent in the water industry, innovative water solutions, unparalleled client service, and above all, a collaborative and collegial working environment that makes us a great company to work with.
The fact that this message is as relevant today as it was back in the 1930s is a reaffirmation of the core character and values of our company. The pressing challenges of today’s water industry require the concentrated focus provided by a specialist firm — one that is passionate about water and welcomes the obligation to get the most out of this precious resource.
On October 29th, Carollo partnered with the Fleet Science Center in San Diego and the San Diego Science Alliance's BE WiSE (Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering) group to promote engineering and science careers to approximately 50 middle-school and high-school girls.
Six of Carollo's young female engineers gave presentations on their careers, education, and what made...Read more
Water is all we do… and now we do it online. For the past three years, Carollo’s Blue Plan-it™ (BPI) decision support system has offered our engineers and clients a powerful one-of-a-kind tool for planning water and wastewater projects. Like most conventional software tools, the BPI desktop version requires license management, software installation, model setup training, and maintenance...Read more
Carollo Engineers has partnered with the San Diego Unified School District and the Biocom Institute Festival of Science and Engineering to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education in local schools.
As part of the SDUSD six-week unit of study focusing on water education, Carollo produced this five-minute video of a young Carollo engineer taking us...Read more
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) recently announced its 21st annual Design-Build Project/Team Award winners. Among the recipients was Carollo Engineers, winner of the National Award of Merit in the Water/Wastewater category for the Clifton (Colorado) Water District's Microfiltration/Ultrafiltration Water Treatment Plant Upgrade.
In 2014, the Clifton Water District selected...Read more
Carollo is very proud (and a little bit humbled) to have been selected by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as its 2016 California Design Firm of the Year. This is a huge honor, given not just the spread and size of the California market, but also the impressive list of engineering companies in the state. While we owe much of this honor to the hard work of our employees across the entire company,...Read more
City of West Sacramento, California
The Bridge District Water Storage Facility project was required to meet the water demands for the new development of the City of West Sacramento’s Triangle Specific Plan, which envisioned the Bridge District as a dense, pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use area featuring office, residential, and commercial development that would transform the District into an extension of the urban fabric of downtown Sacramento, including extensive riverfront amenities. The facility consists of the major...
Orange County Sanitation District, California
Carollo completed the Plant No. 2 Headworks Replacement Project for the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD). The new headworks, currently in the construction phase, has a rated capacity of 340 mgd and an estimated construction cost of $192 million. Carollo began preliminary design of the project in the fall of 2001, and final commissioning of the project took place in early 2011. Demolition of existing facilities and modifications to the existing plant are being implemented and will be...
Ak-Chin Indian Community, Arizona
The Ak-Chin Indian Community established long-range goals for economic growth and development. This proposed development would severely overload the Community’s existing water and wastewater infrastructure. Consequently, Community leaders commissioned a Water and Wastewater Feasibility Study that identified a series of critical infrastructure and facility upgrades necessary to accommodate the proposed growth initiatives.
Carollo was selected to provide planning, design, and...
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|Nov 30||State Releases Draft Plan for Long-Term Conservation|
A group of state agencies today released a draft plan that seeks to make water conservation a way of life by providing standards for achieving long-term efficient water use. The draft plan implements Gov. Jerry Brown’s Executive Order B-37-1...
|Nov 30||ACWA Presents Emissary Award to Kathy Cole|
ANAHEIM – ACWA today presented its eleventh annual Emissary Award to Kathy Cole, a skillful advocate on California water issues. Presented at ACWA’s luncheon during its 2016 Fall Conference & Exhibition, the award recognizes indivi...
|Nov 30||ACWA Brings Water Together with New Logo and Tag Line|
ACWA unveiled a new logo and tagline today that better reflects its position as a statewide leader in water policy. The tagline – “Bringing Water Together” – also is the theme of ACWA’s Fall Conference and Exhibition ...