Sustainable solutions for Cape Coral's water and wastewater needs
In 2001, Cape Coral city officials prepared a comprehensive utility master plan to keep pace with increasing demands in one of the country’s fastest growing cities. A major part of the City’s program was a design and CM-at-risk utility expansion program (UEP) that added 720 miles of water, gravity sewer, and irrigation pipelines, 240 miles of residential road, and 34 wastewater pump stations for residential and light industrial service. We managed this large-scale program for the city, and provided all facility design and engineering services, design support during construction, and full CM-at-risk services (including a 24/7 hotline).
In 2004, the City awarded Stantec a subsequent seven-year design and construction management contract to further expand its water systems and to expand its production and treatment plant. We doubled the capacity of two wastewater reclamation plants, designed a third new plant, expanded the existing water treatment plant, and built a new 12 mega-gallon per day RO water treatment plant. We also managed the construction of 27 raw water production wells, three deep injection wells, and several aquifer storage and recovery test wells.
Delivered ahead of schedule and demonstrating more than $26M in cost savings, through the UEP, we organized and managed $33 million of direct purchases, permitting the city to take advantage of more than $2M in tax savings.
At a Glance
- ENR Southeast Best of 2011 Project Award
- 2011 DBIA National Design-Build Award
- 2010 Environmental Business Journal Project Merit Award
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