Water, wastewater engineering firm acquired by Hatch Mott MacDonald

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LAKEWOOD, CO, Jan. 7, 2011 -- Hatch Mott MacDonald is pleased to announce that Richard P. Arber Associates, an award-winning professional consulting engineering firm located in Lakewood, Colorado has joined the Hatch Mott MacDonald organization. Arber Associates' practice is focused on water, wastewater, and water reuse engineering services. The firm has completed a number of high-technology, state-of-the-art projects for clients within Colorado, and throughout the western U.S.

Arber Associates will strengthen Hatch Mott MacDonald's water, wastewater, and water reuse practice in the western U.S., adding to the considerable expertise offered by the firm. "Richard P. Arber Associates fills an important strategic role in Hatch Mott MacDonald's future growth plans" noted Nicholas DeNichilo, President and CEO of Hatch Mott MacDonald. "Arber will provide a further gateway by which HMM intends to expand its water and wastewater practice to the western U.S. The firm's track record of providing quality infrastructure services to National Park facilities throughout the west also complements our current initiative to expand market share among Federal clients." added DeNichilo.

Rick Arber, founder and principal owner of Richard P. Arber Associates commented, "We are excited by the possibilities that will come with being part of the Hatch Mott MacDonald organization. The infrastructure needs in Colorado and the west are significant, and HMM will enable us to offer a much wider range of services to our clients, helping to fill those needs. Beyond geographical considerations, I believe that the technical strengths of our two organizations are complementary, and will bolster the technical services provided by the organization as a whole."

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 65 offices across North America, and access to staff resources of more than 20,000 worldwide, Hatch Mott MacDonald delivers world class solutions to meet clients' infrastructure and environmental challenges. Web: http://www.hatchmott.com.

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