Since January 2005, Black & Veatch Ltd is the trading name of the Black & Veatch Water, Europe Region, the leading global engineering, consulting and construction company. We specialise in consultancy, design & procurement in the areas of water, environment and information.
At Black & Veatch we pride ourselves on our ability and record for providing sustainable solutions for all aspects of water supply & disposal throughout the world. Our professionals are highly experienced & innovative, and we have an outstanding reputation for technical excellence and partnering practices and achievements.
We are recognised world leaders in water and wastewater treatment process engineering and contract management for the municipal and industrial sectors, engaged in the design and construction of water and wastewater projects worldwide. As well as providing design, construction, installation and commissioning services, Black & Veatch can also prepare feasibility studies, arrange project finance packages, and provide training for operation and maintenance staff. Turnkey, Design/Build and EPC contracts are frequently undertaken.
With experience of countries and cultures across the globe, we are in touch with local issues and can tailor our services to satisfy local needs, whilst at the same time our global network of professionals provides access to expertise that only an organisation with true ‘concept to decommissioning’ capability can provide.
Black & Veatch have designed all forms of dams and water abstraction schemes across the world. Our designers have provided solutions for some of the world's largest raw water transfer schemes, using long distance pipelines and canals to alleviate drought and to provide the basis for sustainable development to many developing nations.
We are specialists in the design of tunnels for water/wastewater transport and the design of outfalls so that they minimise their impact on the environment. We also devise river and coastal flood defence schemes.
Our experts advise government organisations and financial institutions throughout the world on the operation, maintenance and management of water assets. We provide Due Diligence and water regulations services, as well as providing experts for Public Inquiries and in legal disputes.
Water Treatment and Distribution
Black & Veatch have designed and built some of the world's most prestigious and pioneering water treatment plants, producing world class solutions for utilities, governments and local authorities worldwide. It is estimated that 500 million people rely daily on water treated by the company's processes, in places as far afield as London, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Ankara, Lagos, Mumbai and Hong Kong. As well as designing and building new facilities, projects involving the refurbishment and upgrading of existing plants are undertaken.
Proven processes are available to produce drinking water of the highest quality. We have specialist expertise in cryptosporidium control and our water distribution team works all over the world to provide solutions on water quality, leakage, metering and billings. We devise solutions for networks of all sizes including all aspects of modelling and the design of service & storage reservoirs.
Our specialist water/wastewater process team works on a worldwide basis under the name of Proteus (Process Team for Universal Solutions). This is a worldwide network of process experts co-ordinated by Frank Rogalla from our UK Offices.