Design-Build for Water and Wastewater Projects

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On its next capital construction project, would your water or wastewater utility like to achieve 
• Seven percent lower cost 
• Thirteen percent faster construction 
• Thirty-three percent faster overall schedule 
• Fifty percent less schedule growth? 

These are some of the attractive benefits many water and wastewater utilities enjoy through the use of design-build construction over traditional design-bid-build construction. 

This book provides a basic template of how to plan, procure, and execute a design-build project. 

Written for water and wastewater utility management, engineers, planners, city officials, utility policymakers, regulators, and design-build contractors, the book covers all topics: 
• History of design-build 
• Types of projects well suited for design-build 
• Steps to prepare for a design-build project 
• Procuring a design-builder 
• Executing design-build projects and performing acceptance tests 
• Bonding, insurance, and dispute resolution 
• Permitting and regulatory agency approvals
• State laws regarding design-build