ARCADIS wins $8.8M water management project in Florida

ARCADIS, the international consulting and engineering company, announced that it has been awarded an $8.8 million work order from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). Internationally, the company is recognized as a global expert on water management issues, with ongoing water projects in the U.S. and abroad. The SFWMD project is the largest work order currently awarded under the General Engineer Professional Services Contract for Civil and Structural Engineering...

WEST PALM BEACH, FL, Jan. 29, 2009 -- ARCADIS, the international consulting and engineering company, announced that it has been awarded an $8.8 million work order from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). Internationally, the company is recognized as a global expert on water management issues, with ongoing water projects in the U.S. and abroad.

The SFWMD project is the largest work order currently awarded under the General Engineer Professional Services Contract for Civil and Structural Engineering. The objective of this work assignment is to assist and support District staff in the execution and implementation of various programs and projects that include, but are not limited to:
• The Structures Inspection Program
• The Canal Conveyance Capacity Program
• The Bridge Service Program
• Development and Maintenance of Engineering Standards
• Engineering and Technical Support
• Environmental Permitting
• Construction and Project Management

The SFWMD is responsible for water supply and quality, flood control, and natural resources protection throughout 16 counties that encompass 18,000 square miles in the central and southern regions of Florida. The SFWMD operates and maintains approximately 2,000 miles of canals and levees, 60 pumping stations, and 500 major water control structures.

"The work ARCADIS is doing for the SFWMD enhances both man-made and natural environments, creates exceptional value for ARCADIS clients, opportunities for our staff, and benefits the South Florida community and its thousands of visitors not only today, but far into the future," said Bill Lynch, ARCADIS principal-in-charge.

"The entire ARCADIS team is very excited to exercise our talents and resources on this project," said Tony Michuda, ARCADIS project manager. "And, having the opportunity to be on-site every day with the client is energizing. You feel their urgency and share in their accomplishments. It's very rewarding."

ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, engineering and management services in infrastructure, environment and buildings, to enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life.

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