Water and Wastewater Treatment

The attorneys with Farella Braun + Martel's Construction Counseling & Dispute Resolution Group represent owners, contractors and engineers in all types of water and wastewater treatment projects.  Our construction attorneys offer clients a full range of legal services relating to the design, construction and operation of new wastewater treatment plants and the expansion of existing plants.  The expertise of our attorneys extends from small secondary treatment plants to large tertiary treatment plants.  The values of the plant projects in which our attorneys have been involved range from tens of millions of dollars to over one billion dollars, and the claims relating to these projects range in size from several million dollars to over one hundred million dollars.  Our attorneys also have experience with projects concerning outfall facilities and collection and high pressure effluent transmission systems. 

Additionally, we provide clients with a full range of legal services relating to the design and construction of all aspects of water treatment, storage and transmission systems.   Our attorneys have been involved in large earthen dam and other reservoir projects as well as transmission, tunnel boring, and treatment plant projects. 

Farella Braun + Martel's Environmental Group also represents clients in all aspects of the operation of water treatment facilities and wastewater systems.  Our environmental attorneys assist clients in connection with permitting, facility audits, regulatory compliance, defense of administrative enforcement actions, prosecution and defense of civil litigation and defense of criminal prosecutions. 

Our environmental attorneys further assist clients in all facets of environmental compliance concerning water quality issues.