Leading the industry since 1933.

Since its inception in 1933, H2M has been a leader in the field of water supply and wastewater treatment; once simply known as Sanitary Engineering.  Providing a range of solutions that run the gamut of water/wastewater challenges, H2M’s water professionals have been recognized as best in class by American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) NY and NJ, where we took home the prestigious Diamond Award for The Town of Riverhead Water Resource Recovery Facility, Gold Award for Rehabilitation of Public Water Supply – Plant No.9 project and Honor Award for Engineering Excellence for Rapid Deployment Treatment Capacity Expansion project.  Our Industry leaders and dedicated professional staff, coupled with exemplary service, provides our clients with innovative, yet practical results for all their project needs.  Let H2M help solve your next challenging problem.

Modern urban wastewater treatment plant.
James Roberts

James J. Roberts, P.E.

Sr. Vice President
Market Director, Water/Wastewater

James has more than 30 years of experience in the operations and maintenance of New York City’s water supply, distribution, wastewater collection, and stormwater management systems. 

As former Deputy Commissioner of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, James brings a unique perspective to H2M’s Water/Wastewater Market.  Having managed one of the world’s largest water/wastewater utilities, he has worked with industry leaders at a national level and intimately understands the array of environmental challenges that are faced.  His focus is on client satisfaction derived from providing the right solution to each unique problem.

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  • Treatment Systems
  • Distribution Systems
  • Collection Systems
  • Pump Station and Force Main Design
  • Tank Design
  • Wastewater Reuse
  • Drainage Planning
  • Hydraulic Modeling
  • Green Infrastructure
  • Corrosion Inspection Services
  • Operations Support
  • Construction Real Estate Investment (REI) Services
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) Systems and Integration
  • Trenchless Systems Design
  • Resiliency Designs


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