Global leader in sustainable design and engineering Stantec and leader in water resources solutions Freese and Nichols together have been awarded a five-year, USD 25 million multiple award task order contract for architecture and engineering services by the US Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District. Stantec-Freese and Nichols JV will provide the district’s Water and Wastewater Technical Center of Expertise WWTCX with planning, design, and construction phase services in support of the center’s mission to deliver vital engineering solutions to secure the nation, energize the U.S. economy, and reduce disaster risk.Based in Mobile, Alabama, the WWTCX is a national center of expertise under the USACE Planning and Excellence Program. The center provides guidance to the entire Corps worldwide on potable water supplies; water treatment, storage, and distribution; and domestic and industrial water/wastewater collection, pumping, treatment, and disposal. Under this contract, the Stantec-Freese and Nichols JV team will provide the Mobile District and WWTCX with a full range of support services on water, wastewater, and civil works projects, including treatment processes and technologies, energy reduction and optimization, models of water and wastewater networks, pump stations, and other related systems.Stantec and Freese and Nichols have long track records of successful water project delivery. Last year, Stantec completed the West Palm Beach Water Treatment Plant Improvements project in Florida, creating a surface water treatment plant that uses powder-activated carbon and UV technology to provide safe, clean, and high-quality drinking water. In Southern California, the firm is transforming treatment applications of the One Water Cycle to provide sustainable, quality resources for generations to come.