WSP USA Lends a Powerful Hand to Midwest Tornado Recovery Efforts

Emergency response on behalf of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers brought critical power back to recovery facility in one of the hardest hit areas in Kentucky.

When WSP USA’s Timothy Jamison arrived in Dawson Springs, Kentucky a day after a relentless barrage of deadly and destructive tornadoes ripped through the city, nearly everywhere he looked the scene was heartbreaking.

“The path of the tornadoes was approximately 220 miles in length and caused severe damage to anything in their path,” said Jamison, emergency management director for WSP. “We witnessed houses and buildings completely leveled to the ground with cars and other debris strung out for miles around the impacted area.”

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards Black & Veatch's Randy Castro with Top Honor, the Gold de Fleury Medal

Award recognizes retired U.S. Army major general and president of Black & Veatch’s federal business for lifetime achievements in civil engineering
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch announces that Randy Castro, president of the company’s federal business and a retired U.S. Army major general, will be awarded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) highest honor – the Gold de Fleury Medal – in recognition of his lifetime achievements and significant contributions to Army engineering.

Chicago Area Reservoir to Save Estimated $114 Million in Flood and Pollution Reduction

Black & Veatch Designed-McCook Reservoir to Greatly Boost Flood Storage Capacity
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., December 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week celebrated the completion of the first phase of the McCook Reservoir project, a key component of MWRD’s plan to reduce flood damage and sewer overflow pollution in the Chicago area.

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