San Diego Delivers

by Oscar A. Khoury, P.E., Senior Civil Engineer,
George S. Freiha, Project Manager; Capital Improvement Program, Management Division of San Diego's Water Department,
Charlene K. Dennis, P.E., (M.ASCE), Project Manager; Parsons Corp. of Pasadena, CA,
Jim Lumm, Project Manager; Archer Western Contractors, Ltd, San Diego, CA,
Kelly Sunderland, P.E., Regional Manager; Winzler & Kelly Consulting Engineers, San Diego, CA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 2, Pg. 64-69

Document Type: Feature article


To maintain its ability to provide water to some of its rapidly growing regions, the city of San Diego is simultaneously laying two large diameter pipelines, one carrying potable water and the other reclaimed water. By using a design/build approach, the city and its partners have shortened the project's delivery time by several months.

Subject Headings: Water reclamation | Water pipelines | Urban areas | Project management | Pipe sizes | Drinking water | Design-build | California | United States

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