H2M Tapped to Engineer Wallingford Water Rehab Project

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Wallingford’s Water Division is initiating a new, $750,000 project to rehabilitate two key water storage facilities.

H2M architects + engineers today announced that it has been retained by the Town’s Water Division in the Department of Public Utilities, to provide engineering services for the project, focused on development of tank painting specifications as well as design and construction administration services. The rehabilitation of two water storage facilities, the Masonic and Westside tanks, will help continue to provide both reliable and improved service to town water customers for decades to come.

“Clearly, town officials and, specifically, its engineering leadership continue to focus on important, critical water infrastructure needs,” said James J. Roberts, H2M Senior Vice President. “Construction is expected to begin in the Spring of 2022.”

The Wallingford Water Division of the Department of Public Utilities is a self-supporting municipal entity operating under the jurisdiction of a Board of Public Utilities Commissioners.

Each year the Wallingford Water Division performs nearly 50,000 water quality analyses for to verify the safety and quality of the municipality’s drinking water for it’s over 14,000 customers. In all respects town water meets or exceeds government standards.

“This project is just one aspect of our proactive maintenance of our water system to assure we provide high quality of water today and into the future,” said Neil H. Amwake, P.E., General Manager of the town’s Water and Sewer Divisions.

H2M, founded in 1933, is a multi-disciplined professional consulting and design firm serving municipalities, public agencies, private utilities, and industries. Headquartered in Melville, NY, H2M has helped design and build a wide range of projects – from water treatment facilities to firehouses and schools, from civil engineering to municipal planning.

Celebrating over 85 years, H2M is a full-service consulting and design firm offering the expertise of more than 480 architects, engineers (water supply, civil/site, structural, M/E/P, wastewater and environmental), planners, designers, inspectors, surveyors and scientists. Our professionals combine their technical experience and specialized market knowledge and respond to our clients’ needs. H2M is proud of its long history of client service and consistent ability to meet architectural, engineering, and environmental challenges head on. H2M offers a practical approach, with creative results. H2M Architects & Engineers, Inc. is part of the H2M group of companies consisting of H2M Architects & Engineers, Inc., H2M Associates, Inc.; and H2M architects + engineers. For more information, please visit www.h2m.com