Precious resources. Powerful insights. A future we build together.

A water partnership with CDM Smith is about much more than engineering. It is about thoughtful experts, powerful insights and smart decisions. It is an alliance to help you manage precious resources and get the most value from your infrastructure investments. Working together, we will build stronger communities and a more resilient future.

Partnering with Houston to Deliver the Nation’s Largest Progressive Design-Build Project

The Houston Waterworks Team is working with the city of Houston, Texas, to expand the Northeast water purification plant from 80 million gallons per day (mgd) to 400 mgd, dramatically increasing its ability to support steady residential and commercial growth while reducing dependency on groundwater. Learn more about Houston's collaborative water delivery project

Building a Stronger, Smarter City

The bustling city of Columbia, South Carolina, has outgrown its wastewater system. Well-equipped to handle expected wastewater flows 40 years ago, the system now deals with amounts as much as three times higher. The city is now securing a future of growth by overhauling its wastewater system. Learn more about Columbia's Clean Water 2020

Driving Net-Zero at DC Water

Upgrades to Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant will incorporate the thermal hydrolysis process (THP)—the first facility in the United States to use this technology, and the largest THP plant in the world. Learn more about the power of THP at DC Water

Achieving Urban Water Sustainability and Resiliency

San Diego's long-range water resources plan will provide flexible strategies to adapt to climate change, accommodate growth and meet water demands while reducing the city's reliance on imported water. Learn more about San Diego's resilient step forward

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Amy Corriveau

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Learn how we helped DC Water drive net-zero and innovation by turning biosolids into an asset in this edition of our Project Stories series.

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