Jacobs, Carollo selected to be Owner's Advisor of greater Denver wastewater treatment plant program

PASADENA, CA, Jan. 19, 2010 -- Jacobs Engineering Group and Carollo Engineers have been selected by The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District to serve as the Owner's Advisor to the Northern Treatment Plant Program...

PASADENA, CA, Jan. 19, 2010 -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. and Carollo Engineers announced today that they have been selected by The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District to serve as the Owner's Advisor to the Northern Treatment Plant Program.

The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District is the wastewater treatment authority for the metropolitan Denver area, serving approximately 1.6 million people. The new Northern Treatment Plant and interceptor system is intended to expand the District's current service area by providing cost-effective wastewater service to the northern portion of the greater Denver area.

In their role as Owner's Advisor, Jacobs and Carollo will provide comprehensive program management and engineering services for the design, construction and startup of the Metro District's Northern Treatment Plant. Services provided will include planning, procurement and facilities implementation. This strategic partnership will also render resources, expertise and on-site representatives as an extension of the District's staff.

Catherine R. Gerali, District Manager, Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, stated, "The Metro District is extremely fortunate to have the team of Carollo and Jacobs involved in our Northern Treatment Plant Program. We have an excellent track record with Carollo as design engineer on two significant projects at our existing treatment facility and the combined expertise provided by the Carollo and Jacobs team will help ensure our successful completion of a state-of-the-art facility to serve our growing northeastern community."

John Fraser, Carollo Partner and the Northern Treatment Plant Program Director, explains, "The Northern Treatment Plant represents a significant opportunity for the District to demonstrate leadership in developing this treatment facility as a good neighbor with a focus on effluent quality and long-term sustainable practices. Carollo and Jacobs will help the District define its vision and deliver the facilities by year 2015."

In making the announcement Jacobs Group Vice President, Robert Clement, stated, "We're delighted to have been chosen by The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District to supporting this initiative. We're also pleased to partner with a company that has as much specialized experience in this field as Carollo. Combined with our own considerable skills, we are sure to deliver the highest quality service to our client."

About Carollo
For over 75 years, Carollo has provided a full range of innovative planning, design and construction management services to meet the water and wastewater needs of municipalities, public agencies, private developers and industrial firms. To learn more about how Carollo is Working Wonders With Water™, call toll-free at (800) 523-5822 or visit Carollo.com

About Jacobs
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

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