Water, water everywhere
Park Hills, Mo., has contracted with St. Louis-based engineering firm Horner & Shifrin to analyze its water distribution system and define improvements.
Richmond, Calif., has expanded its wastewater services contract with Houston-based Veolia Water to manage the city-owned stormwater collection systems.
Purissima Hills and Skyline County, Calif., Water Districts have retained Pleasanton, Calif.-based Pakpour Consulting to develop and maintain their hydraulic distribution model, engineering drawings, and standard plans and specifications.
Aberdeen, Md., has contracted with Schaumburg, Ill.-based USFilter to retrofit its Aberdeen Proving Grounds Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The Olivenhain Municipal Water District and San Diego Water Department have signed an agreement to provide recycled water to area golf courses in the San Dieguito Valley.
San Francisco has contracted with Huntsville, Ala.-based ADS Environmental Services to install and operate temporary flow meters and to collect flow information for the city’s combined sewer system.
And the winner is…
The Arcadia, Calif., St. Joseph Water Reservoir Replacement Project has received the Project of the Year award from the Kansas City, Mo.-based American Public Works Association.
Miami-Dade County, Fla., has received four 2004 Crystal awards from the Florida Government Communicators Association.
Denver-based Richard P. Arber Associates has received a 2005 Engineering Excellence Award for two water treatment facilities from the Washington-based American Council of Engineering Companies.
Philip Rollhaus, founder of Chicago-based Quixote who died in 2001, was posthumously named in the “Top 100 Private Sector Transportation Design & Construction Professionals of the 20th Century” by the Washington-based American Road & Transportation Builder’s Transportation Development Foundation.
Glendale, Calif.-based Leidenfrost/Horowitz & Associates and Los Angeles-based Katherine Diamond have received a Design Excellence award for the Glendale, Calif., Edison Elementary School/Pacific Park Joint-Use Project from the American Institute of Architects.
Las Vegas has contracted with Broomfield, Colo.-based The Asset Group to manage the implementation of its Public Works Department Environmental Division’s Strategic IT Plan.
The California Department of the Youth Authority has contracted with Boulder, Colo.-based BI to provide electronic monitoring equipment and services for statewide youth offender supervision.
Harrisonburg, Va., and Virginia and Rockingham counties, Va., have contracted with Lowell, Mass.-based M/A-COM to provide interoperable communications for the city and counties’ public safety and public service agencies.
The Arlington, Texas, North Central Texas Council of Governments has licensed financial, procurement, human resources, reporting, and budgeting and planning software from St. Paul, Minn.-based Lawson Software.
Casper, Wyo., has contracted with Aurora, Colo.-based Merrick to update its geographic information system basemap using airborne global positioning systems and ground surveys.
The Clarksville, Tenn., Police Department has contracted with Castle Hayne, N.C.-based Vision-AIR to provide law enforcement records management software.
Harrisburg, Pa.-based GeoDecisions has acquired St. Louis-based Kinetic Solutions.
Youngstown, Ohio-based Utility Land has merged with Kansas City, Mo.-based TranSystems.
White Plains, N.Y.-based Malcolm Pirnie has acquired Aurora, Colo.-based Rick Giardina & Associates.
Denver-based Gates has acquired Salem, N.H.-based Mectrol‘s polyurethane power transmission and motion control belt business. The new company is named Gates Mectrol.
Cumberland, Maine-based Corporate Fleet Leasing has acquired Uniondale, N.Y.-based American Vehicle Funding.
Omaha, Neb.-based HDR has acquired Portland, Ore.-based LCA Town Planning & Architecture.
Farmingdale, N.Y.-based Admit Computer Services has acquired the Court Management Software Branch of Ottawa, Canada-based Harris Computer Systems.
Columbia, Md.-based Telvent GIT, an IT services provider, has acquired majority equity in Fort Collins, Colo.-based Miner & Miner, a GIS software developer.
The Des Moines, Iowa, Metropolitan Transit Authority has purchased six 30-foot Opus buses from Wichita, Kan.-based Optima Bus.
Beaufort County, S.C., has renewed its contract with Cincinnati, Ohio-based First Vehicle Services for fleet maintenance and management services.
West Virginia has contracted with Kansas City, Mo.-based HNTB to provide project management and construction engineering inspection services. The Florida Department of Transportation also has contracted with the firm for technical consulting services.
Port Huron, Mich., Blue Water Area Transit has ordered four compressed natural gas SLF 200 buses from Greenboro, N.C.-based DaimlerChrysler.
Sound Transit in Seattle has contracted with New York-based Parsons Brinckerhoff to provide construction management services for the Tukwila light rail project. The Chicago Transit Authority also has contracted with the firm to inspect transit building.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with St. Louis, Mo.-based Horner & Shifrin to design improvements for the Route A/Route 61 bridge.