Yellow River Water Reclamation project wins ENR Best-of-the Best award in USA


13 March 2013 – Pasadena, California, USA – Jacobs Engineering Group has announced that the Yellow River Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) located in Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA has received the 2012 Best Civil Works/Infrastructure Award from Engineering News-Record (ENR).

yellow-river-water-reclamationJacobs worked on the project as part of an integrated team with GwinnettCounty, providing engineering and construction management for the 22 million gallons per day water reclamation facility. The new plant replaced five other wastewater treatment plants and was the first in the county to use advanced membrane bio-reactor technology.

The $245 million project was completed 12 months ahead of schedule for $5 million less than the projected investment. Additionally, the plant operations center achieved LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Kevin McMahon stated, “We are delighted to share the success of this project with GwinnettCounty. The Yellow River WRF is a great example of how an integrated team can work seamlessly together to deliver an award-winning project.”

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.(NYSE: JEC) is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. With 2011 revenues of over $10 billion, Jacobs offers full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets.  Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering, construction, operations, maintenance and project management. Based in Pasadena, California, USA, Jacobs has more than 200 offices in over 25 countries. More at http://www.jacobs.com/

Source: Jacobs Engineering