Stormwater management project to improve coastal, inland water quality in Scotland

Jan. 6, 2011
REDHILL, UK, Jan. 6, 2011 -- Scottish Water has selected Black & Veatch, in joint venture with Morrison Construction, to design and implement a £31 million initial phase of a stormwater management project...

• Scottish Water awards £31 million stormwater management project to Black & Veatch in joint venture with Morrison Construction

REDHILL, UK, Jan. 6, 2011 -- Scottish Water has selected Black & Veatch, in joint venture with Morrison Construction, to design and implement a £31 million initial phase of a stormwater management project that will improve surface water quality for more than 80,000 people in north and east Ayrshire.

"Black & Veatch is a leader in developing sustainable solutions for stormwater management challenges in communities worldwide, improving the quality of local waterways and the surrounding environment," said Dan McCarthy, President and CEO of Black & Veatch's global water business. "Our integrated global workforce enables us to apply best practices, advanced technologies and processes to these complex programs, regardless of location."

The initial element of the project is scheduled for completion in January 2013. Project execution in the Kilmarnock area will be phased in order to ensure delivery of the most robust and cost-effective design. The first phase of this work will take place between Gatehead and Irvine.

About Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch is a global leader in the consulting, engineering, construction and operation of what the world needs now and in the future in the crucial areas of energy, water and telecommunications and in providing up-to-the-minute services in the fast-changing federal and environmental markets. Founded in 1915, the employee-owned, $2.7 billion company operates out of over 110 offices worldwide and has completed projects in more than 100 countries.

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