Jan 21, 2015

Consulting & Engineering Services Provided to Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department

The five-year contract will provide consulting services in line with EPA Region IV's consent decree

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The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) has awarded Woolpert a five-year contract with one five-year option to renew to provide consulting services relating to consent decree’s capacity management, operation and maintenance (CMOM) programs.

Woolpert, a national architecture, engineering and geospatial firm, will work with WASD, one of the largest public water/wastewater utilities in the U.S. serving more than two million citizens, to review, modify and develop the CMOM plans and programs outlined below as required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region IV’s consent decree: 

  •     Information management system program;
  •     Implementation of a geographic information system (GIS);
  •     Sewer system asset management program;
  •     Gravity sewer system operation and maintenance program;
  •     Pump station operations and preventative maintenance program;
  •     Force main operations, preventative maintenance and assessment/rehabilitation program;
  •     Force main criticality assessment and prioritization program;
  •     Force main rehabilitation and replacement program; and
  •     Wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance program.

Woolpert’s CMOM programs will take into consideration the vulnerability of the facilities to climate change impacts, such as sea level rise, storm surge, wind and flooding.

Woolpert will also ensure that the programs and plans are consistent with the EPA’s guidance and are completed and submitted within the specific deadlines of the consent decree.

The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) has awarded Woolpert a five-year contract with one five-year option to renew to provide consulting services relating to consent decree’s capacity management, operation and maintenance (CMOM) programs.

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