City of San Diego Selects Kleinfelder for $5-Million Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Contract
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 17, 2015—Kleinfelder has been selected for a $5-million contract by the City of San Diego’s Public Utilities Department to provide as-needed engineering consulting services to support existing and future water, wastewater, and recycled water facilities. Under the contract, Kleinfelder will provide the City with integrated engineering and design services to assess and optimize operational efficiencies, implement green and sustainable solutions, and reduce operations and maintenance costs while continuing to improve the value for ratepayers. The as-needed, three-year contract will end in 2018.
“Kleinfelder is delighted to have been selected for this project and look forward to continuing our relationship with the City of San Diego,” says Suad Cisic, Kleinfelder’s water market manager. “With our advanced capabilities and expertise across our internal technical network and industry relationships, we will provide truly integrated services that can handle a contract of this magnitude while generating tangible benefits for the Public Utilities Department and the citizens it serves.”
Under this contract, Kleinfelder will provide as-needed engineering and design services to manage and optimize the performance of the department’s facilities and assets. Other tasks may include water, wastewater and recycled water engineering; civil, electrical and mechanical engineering; cost estimating; instrumentation and controls engineering; construction management; water and wastewater treatment processes; and water and wastewater pilot study design and implementation.
“Kleinfelder is pleased to provide sustainable water, wastewater, and recycled water solutions that will meet the demands of the City,” says Simon Wong, Kleinfelder’s vice president of corporate business development and project manager. “Our team of engineers, architects, and scientists will use cutting-edge technology to increase the performance of existing water and wastewater treatment plants, networks, and pumping facilities while optimizing energy consumption and minimizing life cycle costs.”
Kleinfelder – which was recently named the No.1 sewerage and solid waste design firm in California by Engineering News-Record California – has grown to be one of the premier providers of water and waste water services in the United States. The company has worked on many large-scale water projects including the San Clemente Dam Raise project in California, the $4 million North Brookfield Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade in Massachusetts, and water quality assessment and monitoring plans for the Peruvian Ministry of the Environment.
Kleinfelder is a full-service engineering, science, and architecture consulting firm providing solutions to meet our world’s complex infrastructure and natural resource challenges. A global firm with nearly 2,000 employee-owners, Kleinfelder provides planning, engineering, scientific, technical and management solutions. With over 50 years of experience, Kleinfelder’s reputation of providing innovative, commonsense solutions to the most complex challenges has solidified its status as a trusted partner to its clients and a leader in the industry. Working as a team, our bright people will deliver the right solutions.