Emcor subsidiary wins contract in Miami-Dade County

EMCOR Group Inc., a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its Poole and Kent Company of Florida subsidiary has been awarded a $135 million contract by Miami-Dade County for the construction of a deep bed sand filter, which is part of a $628 million high-level disinfection (HLD) project currently under way at the South District Wastewater Treatment Plant...

Jun 13th, 2008

NORWALK, CT, June 12, 2008 -- EMCOR Group Inc., a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its Poole and Kent Company of Florida subsidiary has been awarded a $135 million contract by Miami-Dade County for the construction of a deep bed sand filter, which is part of a $628 million high-level disinfection (HLD) project currently under way at the South District Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Poole and Kent's work includes the construction of one of the largest deep bed sand filter systems in the U.S., consisting of 30 cells measuring 15.25 feet by 88 feet with six feet of sand filter media and with space for future expansion up to 48 cells. In addition the contract includes construction of two Filter System Buildings, Flocculation Tanks, Backwash Tanks and a Polymer Building. The HLD project will help to increase the treatment plant's capacity by 60 million gallons per day and is a precursor to the future reclaiming of wastewater.

"This complex and cutting-edge system is an essential component of the county's refurbishment of its South District Wastewater Treatment Plant, which is laying the groundwork for a more sustainable and efficient processing and reuse of water for one of Florida's most populous areas. We are excited to be part of this important project, which is key to conservation and reuse of our limited water resources and consequently to the vitality of the area and the well-being of its residents, including that of our own families" said Steven C. Jordan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Poole and Kent Company of Florida.

EMCOR Group Inc. is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services.

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