Engineers Week 2017
Water Supply & Transmission
City of Houston to Build Massive Waterline that will Serve More than 900,000 Homes in Harris County
The waterline, which includes 11 segments of large diameter pipe varying from 108-120 inches, will be built in three phases. Planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) designed two of the 108-inch segments and program managed the third segment. The City also selected LAN as program manager for the next 10 segments of the waterline. The 120-inch waterline at the Northeast Water Purification Plant will be the largest pipe built by the City since the program’s inception.
Flint Water Crisis
The water tragedy in Flint, Michigan, has been the subject of extensive media coverage, both locally and nationally. Unfortunately, as with any incident of high public interest, the race to provide immediate coverage can lead to inaccurate or incomplete reporting. LAN offers this resource as a place to learn the truth about its involvement with the transfer of water from the Detroit source to the Flint River.