DENVER — The city of San Mateo, California, awarded CH2M HILL a program management advisor contract to oversee its Clean Water Program (CWP), according to a press release.

The CWP includes around $900 million in total program costs escalated over a 20-year period to upgrade San Mateo’s sanitary sewer collection and wastewater treatment system, stated the release.

The release reported that CH2M HILL will provide program services including program planning and administration, technical planning, engineering support, program controls, construction support and portal management, to implement the combined CWP Master Plan.

San Mateo is currently finalizing the city’s capital improvement program (CIP), an essential component of the Master Plan, with partners, stakeholders and regulatory agencies, noted the release.

“We are honored that the city of San Mateo selected CH2M HILL as its advisor on the Clean Water Program,” said Jay Witherspoon, CH2M HILL vice president, program manager and global service team leader, Water Resources & Ecosystems Management. “Implementing the combined CIP will require a tremendous effort in planning, coordination, standardization and program controls. Our experience and technical knowledge in programs, planning, designing, constructing, starting-up and commissioning wastewater collections systems and treatment plants will be beneficial to the success of this project.”

Read the entire release here.