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File #: 22-1991    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/30/2022 In control: Water Utilities Department
On agenda: 11/9/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorize a professional services contract with Black & Veatch Corporation to provide engineering and consulting services for the City of Dallas Wastewater Facilities and Operations Strategic Plan - Not to exceed $3,498,000.00 - Financing: Wastewater Construction Fund
Indexes: 4, 8
Attachments: 1. Maps, 2. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Transportation & Infrastructure
AGENDA DATE: November 9, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): 4, 8
DEPARTMENT: Water Utilities Department
EXECUTIVE: Kimberly Bizor Tolbert
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Authorize a professional services contract with Black & Veatch Corporation to provide engineering and consulting services for the City of Dallas Wastewater Facilities and Operations Strategic Plan - Not to exceed $3,498,000.00 - Financing: Wastewater Construction Fund

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BACKGROUND

The City of Dallas owns and operates two wastewater treatment plants with a combined capacity of 280 million gallons per day as well as various lift stations and flow control/diversion structures. Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) completed its most recent Wastewater Treatment Facilities Master Plan in 2010. It analyzed future capacity needs, regulatory issues, future treatment requirements, infrastructure replacement needs, operation and maintenance practices, energy management, sustainability practices, security, and other issues in coordination with City of Dallas initiatives to develop a trigger-based capital improvements plan. Nearly all of the recommended projects in that plan meeting the requisite triggers have been completed or are currently under design or construction. It is now time to initiate a new Wastewater Facilities and Operations Strategic Plan that builds on the work of the previous plan and provides an updated road map for a 20-year planning horizon.

This action will authorize a professional services contract with Black & Veatch Corporation to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for DWU's Wastewater Treatment Facilities and Operations. The effort will consist of assessing the City of Dallas' treatment facilities and wastewater diversion and lift station facilities as well as the pretreatment program. The assessment will address infrastructure replacement needs, future capacity needs, regulatory issu...

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