Looking Forward

Type: Civil Engineering

The goal of the CRMWA High Capacity, Deep well, Beta Pumping Unite Replacements project was to improve the reliability and resiliency of the John C. Williams…

The Parkhill, Smith & Cooper team has a passion for sports, having been directly involved with the local sports associations supporting their children and through their volunteerism. They take ownership…

Grandridge Estates

by Valerie Edgren

Scharbauer Brothers & Company, Inc. (SBC) has been at the forefront of land development in Midland, Texas, since 1986.      In 2011, PSC designed a development called…

Continental Dairy approached Lamb County about building a large dairy processing facility along Denim Road, a two-lane county road outside of Littlefield, Texas. This new business…

After a major employer closed, the City of Plainview and Hale County began discussing a new plan to reinvigorate the downtown area. They ultimately retained Parkhill…

A property located in eastern Las Cruces, New Mexico, was a disposal site for municipal waste until 1965. Waste at the site was covered with soil,…

Arlington Abram Street Hyperlapse from Parkhill on Vimeo.  

Midland’s growth comes with challenges. One of those challenges is how to pay for needed infrastructure in anticipation of growth.  The City of Midland selected PSC, with the collaboration of…

For this new comprehensive plan for the City of Midland, PSC included high degrees of public involvement to inform the thoroughfare plan development, infrastructure analysis and…

In 2002, SRA/Parkhill and Graham Associates joined forces and were selected to be the team to provide schematics and PS&Es to drastically upgrade Interstate 30 through…

The City of Whiteface contracted PSC to design and build a new water storage tank for the Whiteface Water System Improvements. Their existing elevated storage tank…

The Easy Way II Force Main Interceptor and Lift Station project exhibits PSC’s capability to design major interceptors and lift stations that include complex strategies and…

The City of Levelland is a growing community that serves nearly 14,000 West Texans. When driving to Levelland, it is hard to miss their many elevated...

PSC provided office engineering and field construction management services for the Franklin 1A Elevated Storage Tank. This 215-foot tank holds 3 million gallons of water and…

PSC was tasked with a perplexing problem in the Upper Valley Water Treatment Plant: how to smoothly install a long traveling bridge crane over the operating…

Unique in its complexity and size, the El Paso County Regional Water and Wastewater Service Plan identified a total of $720M in infrastructure needs through 63…

Northwest Lubbock Drainage Improvements Phase 2 is an extension of the Northwest Lubbock Drainage Improvements Phase 1/1a project. This phase focused on relieving intermittent yet long-term…

The Robertson Umbenhauer Water Treatment Plant, also referred to as the Canal Water Treatment, is over 75 years old and is located in Downtown El Paso….

ClearWater Ranch

by Valerie Edgren

This project was a follow-up to the T-Bar project. ClearWater Ranch was purchased by the City of Midland to increase its amount of available water supply,…

Bear Ridge Channel

by Valerie Edgren

El Paso’s varied terrain and urbanization into the mountainous areas has increased the hydrologic and hydraulic characteristics so much that the City of El Paso sought…

 Newman Power Plant Evaporation Pond Liner Replacement and Bisection from Parkhill, Smith & Cooper on Vimeo. After observing some problems with the evaporative pond liner,…

The City of El Paso asked PSC to design, bid and oversee construction of a Solid Waste Citizen Collection Station, named for the street it’s on…

The City of Hereford and TxDOT Aviation worked together to program a project that consisted of reconstructing an existing asphalt taxiway and apron that had reached...

In the beginning, PSC was hired by the City of Perryton and Ochiltree County to complete a new project that originated as a renovation and rehabilitation…

When its landfill reached its capacity, Teton County needed a transfer station to take the garbage to another state. Gordon Environmental (now Gordon/PSC) was subconsultant engineering...

Due to prolonged drought conditions and its detrimental effect on Lake Meredith, the City of Lubbock’s primary source of drinking water was in need of a…

Parkhill designed the Fred Hervey Water Reclamation Plant which was placed online in 1985. This facility uses a unique treatment process designed to treat up to…

Design, bid and construction phase services were provided for the revamp of four primary clarifiers at the Haskell R. Street Wastewater Treatment Plant. Each of the…

PSC worked with the City of Las Cruces to improve the city’s downtown via the conversion of one-way streets into two-way pedestrian-friendly streets using NACTO design…

The North 2 Tank is part of the El Paso Water Northeast System Expansion. This 3-million gallon water tank is “one of several pieces of puzzle” for El Paso…

The contractor is installing Cured-In-Place-Pipe (CIPP). This is a trenchless rehabilitation method to repair corroded and deteriorated pipe.  This method reduces impact to traffic in and…

The River Bend Drive hike and bike improvements are part of the city of El Paso’s initiative to provide enhanced pedestrian and bicycle facilities throughout the…

The City of Big Spring hired Parkhill, Smith and Cooper in 2014 to design the second phase of the major upgrade to the city’s WWTP. The…

PSC completed Wheeler Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant in Wheeler, Texas, in 2016. The plant uses a reverse osmosis technique that is unique to the Texas Panhandle….

In 2006, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) began enforcing a new arsenic maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 0.01 mg/L. Crane, Texas, had historical arsenic levels just above…

The City of Lamesa hired Parkhill, Smith and Cooper to design a new wastewater treatment plant to treat 2 million gallons per day (MGD) of raw wastewater….

Due to the current drought situation and failing historic surface water sources, the Colorado River Municipal Water District (CRMWD) began to look for alternative water sources…

Over the past several years, El Paso Water has seen issues with leaks and breakages in the pipeline along Doniphan Drive, a major traffic route in…

LBB Runway 17R-35L

by Travis Cram

Runway 17R-35L is 11,500-feet long by 150-feet wide and serves as the primary runway for general aviation, commercial and military traffic at the Lubbock Preston Smith…

The beauty of the award-winning Roberto R. Bustamante Wastewater Treatment Plant is that the treated wastewater can be used in multiple ways. The Bustamante WTP provides…

The Clardy Fox pump station has a rated flow capacity of 665 cubic feet per second — 300,000 gallons per minute — or in other words, about an…

Of all the engineering projects submitted in 1995 for the Engineering Excellence Awards, only one was chosen in the entire nation. The Jonathan W. Rogers Water…

America’s largest homebuilder – D.R. Horton of Fort Worth, Texas – chose Midland as a place to build a prestigious new residential community on the north…

After 20 years of polishing treated effluent from the Hickerson WRP, the existing traveling bridge sand filters had become increasingly difficult to maintain and repair due…

First in the Nation: The Fred Hervey Water Reclamation Plant in Northeast El Paso takes domestic wastewater and produces potable water that meets state and nation…