Tarrant water pipeline engineering contract awarded to KBR

HOUSTON, TX, Apr. 27, 2011 -- An engineering contract for a portion of the Tarrant Regional Water District's proposed 350 MGD raw water transmission pipeline system has been awarded to KBR...

HOUSTON, TX, Apr. 27, 2011 -- An engineering contract for Section 14-2 of the Tarrant Regional Water District's proposed 350 million gallon per day (MGD) raw water transmission pipeline system serving Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas, has been awarded to KBR.

Under this contract, KBR will undertake the preliminary design for 15.2 miles of a 108" pipeline in Navarro and Ellis counties. The project is being jointly funded by Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) and Dallas Water Utilities (DWU), and is expected to extend from Lake Palestine to Lake Benbrook with connections to Cedar Creek Reservoir, Richland Chambers Reservoir and a Dallas, Texas delivery point. The entire program includes more than 150 miles of large diameter pipelines.

"KBR is proud to be selected for this significant engineering and planning project for Tarrant Regional Water District," said Colin Elliott, President, KBR Infrastructure & Minerals. "This project continues KBR's long history of working with TRWD to achieve its goal of delivering optimal water solutions to the region."

KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power and industrial markets. For more information, visit www.kbr.com.

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