West Palm Beach, Fla. — The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) selected Gannett Fleming to provide professional engineering services for an $880 million restoration program in the Florida Everglades. Under a three- to five-year contract, Gannett Fleming's water resources experts will work as partners to SFWMD staff and provide engineering services for the components of Florida's Restoration Strategies Plan to improve water quality in the Everglades.
Restoration activities under the project will include, but are not limited to, stormwater treatment areas, flow equalization basins, and reservoirs, as contained within the SFWMD Restoration Strategies Regional Water Quality Plan, Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, and the Northern Everglades and Estuaries Protection Plan.
Gannett Fleming Project Manager Michael Cox, P.E., P.P, remarked, "We are confident that the South Florida Water Management District will meet the challenges of this important restoration project. We look forward to serving as the district's trusted partner every step of the way."