Civil _Engineering_

Civil Engineering

Engineering practice areas include municipal water, wastewater and stormwater systems, with related work for roadways and access improvements. In particular CHS has strong history of work on pump stations, both new and rehabilitation, and the use of trenchless technology to selectively address faults and extend the service life of installed piping systems.

Our service areas of focus

  • Municipal engineering services
  • Long-range utility infrastructure plans
  • General assessments, feasibility studies and pre-design reports
  • Financing support
  • Contract and construction documents
  • Construction support services

 

Utilities and Infrastructure
Water
Wastewater
Stormwater
Roadways and Sidewalks
Construction Management

Utilities and Infrastructure

Cities, towns, districts and property owners are increasingly faced with the need for system expansion driven by a thankfully recovering economy, coupled with the ongoing need for the rehabilitation or replacement of aging water, wastewater and stormwater systems. In addition local roadway conditions and poor pedestrian access are ongoing challenges for smaller communities. The team of professionals at CHS Engineers works closely with our clients to provide civil engineering support and design services to meet these growing needs. Our specific practice areas are further described below.

Water

      • Comprehensive planning – water system plans and CIPs
      • Hydraulic system modeling
      • Financial planning – simple system rate studies and connection charges
      • Design, contract and construction document preparation
      • Construction support services

Our experience includes the practice areas listed above for these system elements, both new and existing to be rehabilitated or upgraded:

      • Water storage tanks and reservoirs
      • Transmission and distribution systems
      • Supply and intertie stations
      • Booster pump stations
      • Pressure reducing stations
      • Selected treatment and disinfection systems

Wastewater

      • Comprehensive planning – general sewer plans and engineering reports, including facilities plans
      • Hydraulic system modeling
      • Financial planning – simple system rate studies and connection charges
      • Inflow and infiltration analysis
      • Condition assessment
      • Design, contract and construction document preparation
      • Construction support services

Our experience includes the practice areas listed above for these system elements, both new and existing to be rehabilitated or upgraded:

      • Collection and conveyance systems
      • Pump/lift stations
      • Treatment process units
      • Treatment plant outfalls

Stormwater

      • Comprehensive planning
      • Site or project-specific drainage analysis and reports, including technical information reports (TIRs)
      • Hydraulic system modeling
      • Financial planning – simple system rate studies and connection charges
      • Condition assessment
      • Design, contract and construction document preparation
      • Construction support services

Our experience includes the practice areas listed above for these system elements, both new and existing to be rehabilitated or upgraded:

      • Collection and conveyance systems
      • Pump/lift stations
      • Water quality facilities
      • Detention/retention facilities
      • Outfalls

Roadways and Sidewalks

      • Condition assessment
      • Design, contract and construction document preparation
      • Construction support services

Our experience has been focused on local roadway widening projects or specific improvements for access, connection and/or parking.

Construction Management

CHS is ready to continue to support each client through its project implementation phase, to confirm the project objectives are achieved, in the context of the conditions encountered during construction. CHS has demonstrated expertise and responsiveness in delivering the comprehensive range of services outlined below, or selected services to complement a client’s “in-house” capabilities or availability.

      • Contract document execution
      • Preconstruction conference
      • Final permit coordination
      • Public and local agency information and coordination
      • Shop drawing and submittal review management
      • Requests for information (RFIs) management
      • Change proposal and change order management
      • Pay estimate review and management
      • Construction observation and documentation
      • Construction testing coordination and review
      • Operation and maintenance manual review and preparation
      • Record drawings preparation
      • Public works project closeout documentation review