Parsons Joins the Water Design-Build Council

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Industry leader lends their voice in providing smart solutions to the country’s pressing water infrastructure needs

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“We are pleased to be the newest member of the Water Design-Build Council,” stated Rich Wankmuller, Parsons Group President. “The Council’s charter members represent our industry at its best, and we are excited to be among them.”

The Water Design-Build Council announced today that Parsons has become the Council’s newest member. The Water Design-Build Council is a not-for-profit organization seeking to advance the development and rehabilitation of the nation’s municipal water and wastewater systems through the use of the design-build and construction management at-risk methods of project delivery.

“We are pleased to be the newest member of the Water Design-Build Council,” stated Rich Wankmuller, Parsons Group President. “The Council’s charter members represent our industry at its best, and we are excited to be among them.”

Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.9 billion in 2009, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. Today, more than 12,000 Parsons employees are engaged in executing more than 4,500 projects in 25 countries around the world.

Parsons provides a broad spectrum of planning, program and construction management, construction, and design-build services for water resources, wastewater systems, and water treatment facilities, as well as services for developing and upgrading reservoirs, dams, and ports and harbors.

“We look forward to contributing to the WDBC given our extensive experience in the water and wastewater marketplace,” Wankmuller said.

About the Water Design-Build Council

The Water Design-Build Council is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting best practices for the application of design-build and construction management at-risk in water and wastewater projects in North America. Above all, these best practices should enable owners to realize maximum value through superior design and construction, speed, cost savings, and focused accountability.

For more information about the Water Design-Build Council, please visit http://www.waterdesignbuild.org.

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