Water distribution program management contract awarded to Hatch Mott MacDonald

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ARLINGTON, VA, Aug. 27, 2010 -- Hatch Mott MacDonald (HMM) has been awarded a $19 million, five-year contract by the DC Water to provide Engineering Program Management Consulting Services for the Utility's water distribution system.

Under this contract, Hatch Mott MacDonald will provide overall Program Management of the water distribution system -- including planning, engineering design, design management services, and Master Plan and Operations review in support of DC Water's on-going $750 million capital improvement program. HMM has provided these services to DC Water since 2001.

DC Water provides water for domestic and fire protection to the District of Columbia, serving a population in excess of 500,000 people, and is responsible for the retail distribution of water with average daily demands of approximately 135 MGD. The water system is comprised of approximately 1,300 miles of mains in seven pressure zones. Storage for system equalization and fire fighting is provided in nine storage reservoirs and tanks. DC Water also maintains and operates four pump stations and approximately 36,000 valves and 8,700 hydrants.

About HMM
Hatch Mott MacDonald is a 2,000-person, full-service infrastructure, transportation, and environmental engineering company. The firm offers public and private clients a complete range of services including planning, feasibility studies, design, contract procurement, construction management, program management, and operations and maintenance support. With over 60 offices across North America, and access to staff resources of more than 23,000 worldwide, Hatch Mott MacDonald delivers world class solutions to meet clients' infrastructure and environmental challenges. Web: www.hatchmott.com

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