The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) competitively awarded Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. (Black & Veatch) one of its Biological Threat Reduction Integrating Contracts (BTRIC) in 2008. The 5-year IDIQ contract (with a 5-year option) has a collective ceiling of $4B among the five selected contractors. DTRA also competitively awarded Black & Veatch (Integrating Contractor) the first task order under BTRIC, BTRIC TO1 in Ukraine in 2008. BTRIC TO1 is a vital part of the Cooperative and Biological Threat Reduction (CTR and BTR) program of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) / DTRA and Implementing (Executive) Agents of the Ukraine - Ministry of Health (MoH), Academy of Agrarian Sciences (AAS) and State Committee for Veterinary Medicine (SCVM).
Projects delivered under construction management at-risk (CMAR) and progressive design-build (PDB) contracts are becoming more common in the development of water infrastructure. Each method offers opportunities for owners to accelerate schedules, collaborate more effectively with their project teams, facilitate early consideration of construction issues and receive insight into project cost.Read more
Black & Veatch Enables Colorado Design-Build Project to Achieve Ambitious Budget, Schedule and Water Supply Diversification Goals
Parker Water and Sanitation District (PWSD) previously relied on groundwater as its sole water source. Due to the diminishing nature of this finite source, it was essential for PWSD to reduce reliance on groundwater and diversify its water supplies.
A coalition led by Black & Veatch donated tens of thousands of dollars in technology along with the manpower to provide a new, solar-driven power source for the SU Manuel Ortiz in Yabucoa, ground zero of Hurricane Maria.
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Microgrid: From Design and Construction to Operations and Commissioning
Black & Veatch and Schneider Electric are designing and constructing an energy security microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, in San Diego, California. Once fully operational, the microgrid solution will provide resiliency, incorporate renewable energy, and allow operations at mission-critical facilities to continue if the utility power grid is compromised or damaged.
Arnold Air Force Base is home to the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), the largest and most advanced complex of flight simulation test facilities in the world. Like many military installations, on-site facilities are aging and require sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) services.