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.

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AWIA compliance dates are looming.

Have you completed the required Risk and Resiliency Assessment and Emergency Response Plan updates? If not, we can help. At Carollo, water is all we do. We understand the requirements of the American Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) because we’ve been applying them to our projects for years. Our approach helps ensure your facilities' compliance while managing risk and meeting your customers’ expectations for a long-term resilient system.

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Leading over two dozen workshops and technical presentations, Carollo was well represented at the WEFTEC’s 92nd Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference held in Chicago on September 21-25. Thanks to WEF, our clients and colleagues, and the City of Chicago for a great week! See how Carollo made their mark in Chicago:

A rendering of the future Headworks facility which includes a large integrated artwork by artist Norie Sato. [Rendering: Norie Sato, 2018]

Carollo’s design of the $250 million Southeast Plant Headworks for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) included an evaluation of the project’s sustainable performance using the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision® framework. Led by Envision® project lead Sarah Deslauriers, the project team assessed the project’s performance across 60 sustainability criteria addressing a wide range of indicators including: community, quality of life, management, planning, materials, energy, water, environmental impacts, emissions, and resilience.

The sustainable design of the SEP Headworks facility earned a 2019 Envision® Gold Award. The sustainable highlights of the...

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Bryant L. Bench Award Recipient Nah’el Mohsen Ali

Each year, the American Water Works Association and its members recognize the importance of investing in students as the future of the water industry by awarding more than 17 scholarships sponsored by industry leaders. Carollo Engineers supports this effort with a $10,000 scholarship established in honor of Water Practice Director, Bryant L. Bench, who combined elegant engineering with innovative concepts like managed filtration to improve drinking water quality for millions across the country. This year, the 2019 Bryant L. Bench Scholarship was awarded to Nah’el Mohsen Ali, a student at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. The presentation took place at this...

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The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) recently awarded the Boynton Beach Ion Exchange Resin Plant and East WTP Improvements project the Best Overall Design-Build Project of the Year and the Water/Wastewater DBIA Florida Region Design-Build Project of the Year.

In 2015, the City of Boynton Beach authorized the project to proceed with the progressive design-build of the East WTP Ion Exchange and Upgrades Project, which included design, services and equipment procurement, and construction services, resulting in a turnkey facility.

Carollo, teamed with PCL’s Water Infrastructure Group (the key subcontractor on the improvement project) to design and build the 24-million-...

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On November 30, 2017, Carollo hosted its second annual One Water LA Holiday Celebration. Leaders from the Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office, and a variety of One Water LA team members and stakeholders gathered together to celebrate the progress of the One Water LA 2040 Plan and reaffirm the City’s goals of making LA’s water supply reliable, sustainable, and safe for current and future generations. This short video captures some of the excitement, energy, and enthusiasm of the One Water LA team as it speeds towards its goal of a complete, implementable, and cost-conscious plan for LA’s water supply future!

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 through her day. The video will be shown in classrooms across San Diego, will be featured on the SDUSD website, and be part of the Biocom Institute's outreach efforts.

 

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EPA improves drinking water systems in New Mexico with over $11 million
Thursday, December 5, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
DALLAS – (Dec. 6, 2019) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded over $11 million to New Mexico to help finance drinking water projects in the state. ..

EPA announces $1,750,000 grant to restore habitat in Minnesota’s Saint Louis ...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
For Immediate Release: No. 19-OPA125 ..

EPA provides $18.8 million for Idaho plan to improve drinking water, wastewat...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
SEATTLE -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today approved funding in support of Idaho’s $61 million plan for key drinking water projects and $72 million plan to improve wastewater infrastructure. ..

EPA provides $20.5 million for Alaska plan to improve drinking water, wastewa...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
SEATTLE -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it has approved funding in support of Alaska’s $56 million plan to construct key wastewater infrastructure projects, and its $28.7 million plan for bolstering drinking water projects. ..

EPA Moves Forward on Key Drinking Water Priority Under PFAS Action Plan
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2019) — Yesterday, the U.S. ..

EPA Awards $4 Million to Protect America’s Estuaries and Coastal Waters
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $4 million cooperative agreement with Restore America’s Estuaries to help fund projects supporting National Estuary Program coastal watersheds and estuaries. ..

Recent EPA enforcement cases throughout the Pacific Northwest
Monday, December 2, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
The following summarize enforcement actions the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 10 office completed in July and August of 2019. The concluding legal document(s) typically provide details of the case and are included at the end of each summary. ..

EPA Seeks Nominations for Environmental Financial Advisory Board
Sunday, December 1, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
WASHINGTON (December 2, 2019) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking nominations of candidates for the Environmental Financial Advisory Board (EFAB). Nominations are due no later than Jan. 6, 2020. ..

U.S. EPA provides nearly $29 million for environmental improvements on tribal...
Monday, November 25, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
PHOENIX – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $29 million in funding to 19 tribes in Arizona to invest in environmental protection programs and water infrastructure. ..

U.S. EPA provides nearly $30 million for environmental improvements on tribal...
Monday, November 25, 2019 -- EPA News Releases
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $30 million in funding to 87 tribes in California to invest in environmental programs and water infrastructure. ..

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Dec 5 EPA improves drinking water systems in New Mexico with over $11 mil...
DALLAS – (Dec. 6, 2019) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded over $11 million to New Mexico to help finance drinking water projects in the state.
Dec 4 EPA announces $1,750,000 grant to restore habitat in Minnesota’s Sa...
For Immediate Release: No. 19-OPA125
Dec 4 EPA provides $18.8 million for Idaho plan to improve drinking water...
SEATTLE -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today approved funding in support of Idaho’s $61 million plan for key drinking water projects and $72 million plan to improve wastewater infrastructure.