New Mexico City Again Chooses CH2M HILL OMI to Manage Water/Wastewater System

DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Oct 03, 2007 -- Council members in Farmington, N.M., have voted to extend the city's contract with CH2M HILL OMI for another eight years, allowing the company's experts to continue operating and maintaining the city's water and wastewater system.

The contract, signed Oct. 2, takes effect Jan. 1, 2008, and builds on an earlier agreement through which CH2M HILL OMI has served the city since January 2000. The company was unanimously selected in a competitive bidding process, which New Mexico state law requires cities to hold every eight years.

"CH2M HILL OMI people have established a history of delivering excellent customer service, responding immediately during emergencies and reducing the number of complaints -- all key factors that helped Farmington choose to partner with us again," says Mark Lasswell, president of CH2M HILL OMI. "We will continue upholding the city's trust in our work and building on our award-winning performance."

Since 2000, the company has earned several awards, including the 2006 Quality New Mexico Road Runner Award and the 2006 New Mexico Water and Wastewater Association Presidential Award. Most recently, the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association, the region's professional association for the water and wastewater industry, recognized two CH2M HILL OMI employees in Farmington for outstanding results in wastewater analytical skills and industrial pretreatment.

Under the new contract, CH2M HILL OMI will continue managing Farmington's 10- and 20-million-gallon-per-day surface water filtration plants, four raw water pumping stations, 10 treated water pumping stations, 13 storage tanks, and about 340 miles of transmission and distribution grid. The wastewater system includes a 6.67-mgd wastewater plant, 15 lift stations, approximately 275 miles of gravity sewer mains, a stormwater system and an industrial pretreatment program.

Other renewals that CH2M HILL OMI secured this fall include contracts with two Florida cities, Quincy and Live Oak, which each signed 5-year O&M agreements with 5-year automatic renewals. In Quincy, CH2M HILL OMI has operated and maintained the city's water and wastewater plants and lift stations since 1994. In Live Oak, the company has managed the city's water and wastewater facilities since 1997 and provided public works services since 2005.

Clients in government and industry rely on the people of CH2M HILL OMI to provide a range of custom-tailored operations and maintenance solutions. The company's services include water and wastewater system optimization; contract O&M of water, wastewater and other utilities; and complete municipal operations, including administration, public works and community development -- all backed by a commitment to safety, quality, innovation and customer service. Founded by CH2M HILL in 1980, the Denver-based company serves clients in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.omi.ch2mhill.com.

Employee-owned CH2M HILL is a $5 billion global firm providing engineering, construction, operations and related technical services to public and private clients. For more information, visit www.ch2mhill.com.

Media contacts:
Kara Choquette
720.286.1257

Email Contact

Susan Mays
720.286.4280

Email Contact





Review Article Be the first to review this article
SolidCAM: Program your CNCs directly inside your existing CAD system.


Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Siemens Goes ECAD With Mentor Graphics Acquisition
Jobs
Mechanical Engineer for IDEX Corporation at West Jordan,, UT
GIS Analyst II for Air Worldwide at Boston, MA
Business Partner Manager for Cityworks - Azteca Systems, LLC at Sandy, UT
Senior Structural Engineer for Design Everest at San Francisco, CA
Upcoming Events
Design & Manufacturing, Feb 7 - 9, 2017 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA at Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim CA - Feb 7 - 9, 2017
Innorobo 2017 at Docks de Paris Paris France - May 16 - 18, 2017
Display Week 2017 at Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St Los Angeles CA - May 21 - 26, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise