Dudek awarded contracts to help Coachella Valley communities improve water

Encinitas, CA-based engineering firm Dudek was awarded three major contracts to provide engineering services to help California's Coachella Valley municipalities improve their water infrastructure. The firm will help Coachella Valley Water District in obtaining right-of-way easements, assist the city of Coachella in planning a surface water treatment facility, and update a water system master plan for the City of Indo/Indio Water Authority...

Region's growth contributes to municipalities' increased infrastructure needs.

PALM DESERT, CA, Jan. 30, 2007 -- Dudek today announced it was awarded three major contracts to provide engineering services to help Coachella Valley communities improve their water infrastructure in response to rapid population growth.

"With Riverside County's continuous growth, municipalities must keep pace in meeting the region's infrastructure needs," said Mike Metts, Dudek's engineering services manager. "Dudek will assist the various agencies' efforts to provide their communities with increased water services by planning new facilities and acquiring necessary easements."

Dudek's new Riverside County infrastructure-related projects include:
-- Obtaining right-of-way easements to help the Coachella Valley Water District manage and maintain its facilities. The easements include those related to a new 16-mile water transmission main that is a key component in providing the community with increased water services.
-- Assisting the City of Coachella in planning the development of a surface water treatment facility. This new facility will help in meeting the city's increasing water demands.
-- Updating a water system master plan for the City of Indio/Indio Water Authority. This comprehensive plan will address the city's distribution system needs as well as provide recommendations for facility maintenance and operational program standards.

Dudek (www.dudek.com) is an Encinitas, CA-based engineering and environmental consulting corporation that creatively solves regulatory challenges for municipal agencies and major land owners. The firm helps clients plan, design, construct and manage successful infrastructure and environmental projects that balance regulatory mandates and technical requirements within financial and scheduling goals. Founded in 1980, Dudek is headquartered in Encinitas in San Diego County with offices in Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Sacramento counties.

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Also see:
-- "Dudek names industry veteran to lead firm's Northern California environmental practice"
-- "Dudek expands environmental services into Los Angeles, Kern Counties"

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