Awards & Accreditations

In partnership with our clients, we provide best-in-class solutions. Our work throughout the water, energy and infrastructure sectors continues to be honored for its excellence by top industry institutions and publications, as does our outstanding commitment to safety.

 

2015

2015 Industry Rankings

Engineering News-Record, Top 500 Design Firms, May 11, 2015
#3 Top 20 Design Firms in Sewer and Waste
#4 Top 20 Design Firms in Water
#11 Top 50 Designers in International Markets
#21 Top 500 Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors, June 2015
#154 Top 400 Contractors

#9 in the ‘Top Firms in Energy’ sector in the U.K.’s New Civil Engineer Annual Consultants File, through our work in generation, transmission & distribution and energy management
#1 in the ‘Top Firms in Water’ sector in the U.K.’s New Civil Engineer Annual Consultants File

 

2015 Awards

  • Gold Award from Considerate Constructors for Clay Mills Project
  • Silver Award from Considerate Constructors for Seafield THW Project
  • Finalist in the Best New Zealand Firm category of the 2015 Financial Review Client Choice Awards
  • 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, Seattle Section, for Green River Filtration Facility
2014

2014 Industry Rankings

Trenchless Technology, December 2014

#6 Top 50 Trenchless Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Global Sourcebook, December 15, 2014

#1 Top 50 International Design Firms in Sewer
#1 Top 15 International Design Firms in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
#2 Top 25 International Design Firms in Wastewater Treatment
#2 Top 25 International Design Firms in Water Treatment and Desalination
#3 Top 50 International Design Firms in Water Supply
#5 Top 25 International Design Firms in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
#6 Top 25 International Design Firms in Government Offices
#11 Top 50 International Contractors in Sewer
#35 Top 225 International Design Firms
#46 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Water and Wastes Digest, December 2014

One of the Top Projects of 2014

Edilizia e Territorio Top 100 Italian Engineering Firms, November 2014

#10 Top 100 Italian Engineering Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors in Environment Sourcebook, September 22, 2014

#1 Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#3 Top 50 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
#5 Top 25 in Water treatment and Desal Plants
#8 Top 50 in Water Supply

Engineering News-Record Top 250 International Contractors Sourcebook, September 1, 2014

Top 250 International Contractors

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms Sourcebook, July 28, 2014

#1 Top 10 in Sewer / Waste
#3 Top 10 in Water
#35 Top 225 International Design Firms
#46 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms Sourcebook, July 14, 2014

#1 Top 25 in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
#2 Top 50 in Sewer and Solid Waste
#3 Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#3 Top 20 in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
#3 Top 20 in Water Treatment and Desalination Plants
#3 Top 10 in Hydro Plants
#4 Top 50 in Water Supply
#19 Top 500 Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors, May 26, 2014

#140 Top 400 Contractors

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms, April 21, 2014

#2  Top 20 in Sewerage and Waste
#4  Top 20 in Water
#14 Top in Water
#19 Top 500 Design Firms

New Civil Engineer

#2 Top Firms in Water
#8 Top Firms in Energy


2014 Awards

  • Business Achievement Awards for the Information Technology category from the Environmental Business Journal
  • Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, NZ Division, (IPWEA NZ) Engineering Excellence Award for the Eastern Selwyn Sewerage Scheme (Physical Works over $10 million award)
  • Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, NZ Division, (IPWEA NZ) Engineering Excellence Award for the Mapua Wharf Wastewater Pump Station (Physical Works Projects $2 million to $10 million award)
  • New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards – Winner of the Water, Waste and Amenities Award for the Eastern Selwyn Sewerage Scheme
  • Finalist for Best Project Team, Best Use of Cloud, Operational Efficiency and Best Use of Disruptive IT at the Corporate IT Forum’s Real IT Awards
  • Best Practice Partner for User Centric Content Management by APQC
  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards Alewife Stormwater Wetlands Project with a National Recognition Award
  • American Public Works Association Awards Southern Delivery System Pueblo Dam Connection Project of the Year and Large Structures Awards
  • Four Outstanding Project Awards from ASCE of California
  • National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO): Top 100 employee-owned companies in the U.S.

Accreditations

(one or more parts of MWH are approved to one or more of the standards listed)

  • ISO 9001 – Quality Management System Standard
  • ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System Standard
  • OHSAS 18001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management System Standard
  • Investor in People
2013

2013 Industry Rankings

Engineering News-Record Global Sourcebook, December 16, 2013

#1 Top 50 International Design Firms in Sewer
#1 Top 25 International Design Firms in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#1 Top 15 International Design Firms in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
#2 Top 25 Contractors in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#2 Top 25 International Design Firms in Water Treatment and Desalination
#3 Top 50 International Design Firms in Water Supply
#10 top 25 International Design Firms in Hydro Plants
#33 Top 225 International Design Firms
#45 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Top 50 Engineering Companies in Italy by Edilizia e territorio, December, 2013

#9 Top 50 in Italy

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractor Sourcebooks, September 16, 2013

#1 Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#2 Top 50 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
#3 Top 25 in Water Treatment and Desalination Plants
#4 Top 50 in Water Supply
#108 Top 400 Contractors

Engineering News-Record Top 200 Environmental Firms, August 12, 2013

#2 Top 20 in the Wastewater Segment
#3 Top 20 in the Water Treatment & Supply Segment
#5 Top 10 in Work with State & Local Clients
#2 Top 10 in Engineering & Design Work
#6 Top 10 in Construction & Remediation Work
#6 Top 20 Firms Working in Non-U.S. Locations
#8 Top 200 Environmental Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 225 International Design Firms, July 30, 2013

#1 Top 10 in Sewer & Waste
#3 Top 10 in Water
#33 Top 225 International Design Firms
#45 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms List, July 8, 2013
#1 Top 25 in Sanitary & Storm Sewers
#2 Top 10 in Hydro Plants
#2 Top 50 in Sewerage & Solid Waste
#3 Top 20 in Water Treatment, Desalination Plants
#3 Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#5 Top 50 in Water Supply
#19 Top 500 Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 100 Project Delivery Firms, June 10, 2013

#60 Top 100 Design-Build Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors, May 20, 2013

#26 Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad
#46 Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors
#108 Top 400 Contractors

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms, April 29, 2013

#2 Top 20 in Sewerage and Waste
#5 Top 20 in Water
#12 Top 50 in International Markets
#19 Top 500 Design Firms


2013 Awards


Accreditations –

(one or more parts of MWH are approved to one ore more of the standards listed)

  • ISO 9001 – Quality Management System Standard
  • ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System Standard
  • OHSAS 18001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management System Standard
  • Investor in People

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2012

2012 Industry Rankings

Trenchless Technology’s Top 50 Design Firms, December 2012
#5 Top 50 Design Firms of 2012

Engineering News-Record Global Sourcebook, December 10, 2012
#2 Top 25 International Design Firm in Sewerage and Solid Waste
#2 Top 25 International Design Firm in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
#2 Top 25 International Design Firm in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#2 Top 25 International Design Firm in Water Treatment and Desalination
#3 Top 20 International Design Firm in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
#4 Top 50 International Design Firm in Water Supply
#32 Top 200 International Design Firms
#40 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors Sourcebook, September 17, 2012
#1 Top 50 in Sewerage & Solid Waste
#1 Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#6 Top 25 in Water Treatment & Desalination Plants
#13 Top 50 in Water Supply
#123 Top 400 Contractors

Engineering News-Record Top 200 International Design Firms, July 23, 2012
#2 Top 10 in Sewer/Waste
#4 Top 10 in Water
#32 Top 200 International Design Firms
#40 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top Design 500 Firms Sourcebook, July 2, 2012
#3 Top 50 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
#3 Top 25 in Water Treatment and Desalination Plants
#3 Top 25 in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
#3 Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#3 Top 15 in Hydroplants
#4 Top 50 in Water Supply
#4 Top 25 in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
#6 Top 15 in Cogeneration
#9 Top 20 in Solid Waste
#25 in Power
#25 in Transmission and Distribution Plants

Engineering News-Record Top 100 Professional Service Firms, June 11, 2012
#17 Top 20 Firms in Combined Design and CM/PM Professional Service Revenue

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors, May 14, 2012
#123 Top 400 Contractors
#29 Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad
#45 Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors
#68 Top 100 Contractors by New Contracts

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms, April 23, 2012
#3 Top 20 in Sewerage and Waste
#4 Top 20 in Water
#12 Top 50 in International Markets
#16 Top 500 Design Firms


2012 Awards

  • Recognized for Sustainable Design and Community Collaboration on Clackamas County (Ore.) Project
  • New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards – Hasting wastewater treatment plant winner of the Water, Waste and Amenities Award
  • New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards – KiwiRAP winner of Excellence in Engineering for Safety Award
  • Hastings Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade for Hastings District Council, ACENZ Innovate NZ Merit Award 2012
  • Franz Josef Glacier cycling and walking tracks design, Trafinz Leadership Award for Leadership in Sustainability 2012
  • Auckland Road Maintenance Alliance for Auckland Transport, Highly Commended at the Roading New Zealand Roading Excellence Awards 2012
  • Recipient of Gold STAR award for Bamford WTW project team in the Severn Trent Annual Recognition (STAR) awards.
  • National Utility Contractor Association of Colorado Award for Excellence in Safety
  • The spillway modification at the 231-foot-high L.L. Anderson Dam near Sacramento, CA was awarded the 2011 Heavy Civil Construction Project of the Year award from the Sacramento chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the 2012 Project of the Year award in the $10 million to $50 million small agency division, in the structures category, by the Sacramento Chapter of the American Public Works Association.
  • Won the 2012 Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) INNOVATE NZ Gold Award for the development of KiwiRAP
  • Top Firm in Water for the 11th consecutive year in the UK’s New Civil Engineer (NCE) annual Consultants File 2012. MWH also achieved a Top 6 position in Waste and 9th in Energy. More>>
  • The seismic and hydraulic rehabilitation of Big Tujunga Dam was awarded the 2012 Award of Excellence in the Constructed Project from the United States Society on Dams and the 2012 Public Works Project of the Year for projects over $75 million from the American Public Works Association.
  • Awarded fifth Gold Medal for achieving ninth consecutive RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award and also achieved a Merit Award for submission for the BSC International Safety Award. More>>
  • RoSPA Gold Award and also a Merit Award from the BSC International Safety Awards.
  • Industry recognition from Considerate Constructors Scheme at National Awards.
  • Thames Water’s Best Health and Safety Improvement Award.
  • Awarded Four Engineering Excellence Awards from ACEC of Washington.
  • Renewable Energy World finalists for Hydro Project of the Year for the Lake Chelan Hydro Modernization Project.

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2011

2011 Industry Rankings

Trenchless Technology’s Top 50 Design Firms, December 28, 2011
#6 Top 50 Design Firms of 2011

Engineering News-Record The Global Sourcebook Issue, December 12, 2011
#34 Top 200 International Design Firms
#2 Top 10 in Wastewater Treatment
#2 Top 10 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
#3 Top 15 in Water Supply
#3 Top 5 in Hydro Plants
#44 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors Sourcebook, September 19, 2011
#237 Top 400 Contractors
#6 Top 15 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#8 Top 15 in Sewerage and Solid Waste

Engineering News-Record Top 200 Environmental Firms, August 1, 2011
#12 Top 200 Environmental Firms
#2 Top 10 in Engineering/Design
#4 Top 20 Firms in Water Supply/Treatment
#5 Top 10 Working with State/Local Clients
#6 Top 20 Firms in Wastewater Treatment
#7 Top 20 Firms Working in Non-U.S. Locations

Engineering News-Record Top 200 International Design Firms, July 25, 2011
#34 Top 200 International Design Firms
#2 Top 10 Sewer/Waste
#3 Top 10 Water
#44 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms Sourcebook, July 4, 2011
#2 Top 5 Hydroplants
#2 Top 5 in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
#3 Top 10 Wastewater Treatment Plants
#3 Top 10 in Water Supply
#3 Top 5 in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
#3 Top 5 in Treatment and Desalination
#3 Top 10 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
#25 Top 25 Power

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors Issue, May 16, 2011
#35 Top 100 Contractors by New Contracts
#237 Top 400 Contractors

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms Issue, April 25, 2011
#3 Top 20 – Water
#3 Top 20 – Sewer/Wastewater
#13 Top 50 Designers in International Markets
#18 Top 500 Design Firms


2011 Awards

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2010

2010 Industry Rankings

Engineering News-Record The Global Sourcebook Issue, December 20, 2010

#34 Top 200 International Design Firms
#1 Top 10 in Wastewater Treatment
#1 Top 10 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
#3 Top 10 in Water Supply
#3 Top 10 in Hydroplants
#36 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors Sourcebook, September 14, 2010
#249 Top 400 Contractors
#7 Top 20 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
#8 Top 11 in Sanitary & Storm Sewers
#8 Top 10 in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
#9 Top 15 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
#14 Top 15 in Water Treatment Desalination Plants
#19 Top 20 in Water Supply

Engineering News-Record Top 200 Environmental Firms, August 2, 2010
#11 Top 200 Environmental Firms
#2 Top 10 in Engineering/Design
#3 Top 20 Firms in Water Supply/Treatment
#4 Top 20 Firms in Wastewater Treatment
#6 Top 20 Firms Working in Non-U.S. Locations
#8 Top 10 in Air Pollution Control/Energy

Engineering News-Record Top 200 International Design Firms, July 26, 2010
#34 Top 200 International Design Firms
#1 Top 10 Sewer/Waste
#3 Top 10 Water
#36 Top 150 Global Design Firms

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms Sourcebook, July 5, 2010
#17 Top 500 Design Firms
#1 Top 5 Hydroplants
#2 Top 20 Wastewater Treatment Plants
#2 Top 25 in Water Supply
#2 Top 15 in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
#2 Top 15 in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
#3 Top 15 in Treatment and Desalination
#3 Top 25 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
#4 Top 10 in Dams and Reservoirs
#10 Top 10 in Solid Waste
#23 Top 25 Power

Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors Issue, May 17, 2010
#41 Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad
#249 Top 400 Contractors

Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms Issue, April 26, 2010
#2 Top 20 – Water
#3 Top 20 – Sewer/Wastewater
#13 Top 50 Designers in International Markets
#17 Top 500 Design Firms

Top Global Firms Consultants File, New Civil Engineer, March 2010
#1 Water
#4 Waste
#9 Power


2010 Awards

  • The Tekeze Hydropower Project was named Project of the Year by Power Engineering Magazine in the Renewable/Sustainable category.
  • The Colorado Contractors Association (CCA), a Colorado chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), has awarded MWH Constructors with four safety awards for 2010: The Traveling Safety Trophy for Best Overall Safety Performance in the District (70,000 to 175,000 hours category), the Best Overall Safety Award — Group Two, the Improved Safety Award and the Zero Incidence Rate Award.
  • MWH was named as one of three firms shortlisted for Best Consulting Engineering Firm (Revenue $50-$200M) in the BRW 2010 Client Choice Awards by Business Review Weekly.
  • 2010 Australian Engineering Excellence Award and NSW Engineering for Regional Communities Award given by Engineers of Australia for the Centroc Water Security Study in New South Wales, Australia
  • 2010 Team of Excellence Award in a Long Term Alliance awarded by the Alliancing Association of Australia for the Sydney Water Corporation Proprity Sewerage Program.
  • NSW Infrastructure Project Innovation Award awarded by the Australian Water Association for the Sewerfix Wet Weather Alliance
  • Two Environmental Business Journal Achievement Awards recognizing MWH’s work for carbon verification of improvements to the Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Facility in the C&E Firms: New Practice Areas category and design and construction management services for the Durham Influent Pump Station, the first LEED certified pump station in the U.S., in the Project Merit: Sustainability and Resource Protection category.
  • MWH Constructors wins 2010 DBIA Design-Build Merit Award for the North Cape RO Water Treatment Plant in Cape Coral, Fla.
  • McGraw Hill, Mountain States, awarded MWH Constructors with the Gold Hard Hat Award, Best of 2010 Competition: Silver for the Space Innovation and Development Center/Space Test Evaluation Facility in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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2009

2009 Industry Rankings

Trenchless Technology Top 50 Trenchless Design Firms of 2009
#6 MWH Global


2009 Awards

  • Top Company awarded by ColoradoBiz Magazine.
  • Innovation in Water Supply and Wastewater Award for the Sewerfix Wet Weather Alliance given by the Australian Water Association
  • MWH Constructors was awarded three safety awards for 2009 by the Colorado Contractors Association, including the Traveling Safety Trophy for Best Overall Safety Performance in the District (70,000 to 175,000 hours category), the Improved Safety Award and the Zero Incidence Rate Award.
  • Australia’s Best Companies to Work For 2009 awarded by the Great Places to Work Institute of Australia and Business Review Weekly Magazine.
  • Italy’s 100 Best Employers 2009 awarded by Great Places to Work Institute.
  • AGC Marvin M. Black 2009 Excellence in Partnering Award, Special Recognition for the Design/CM-at-Risk City of Cape Coral Utility Extension Program.
  • AFCEE Design Honor Award, Space Innovation and Development Center, Schriever Air Force Base.
  • Water Project of the Year and Water Reuse Project of the Year awarded at Global Water Intelligence’s Global Water Awards for the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System Project in Singapore and the Western Corridor Recycled Water Project, Australia’s largest water recycling project.
  • Green Solution Project of the Year awarded by Community Conservancy International for helping to author the management plan for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Work’s Sun Valley Watershed Project.
  • AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award second place awarded by The Associated General Contractors of America to MWH Constructors for being one of the safest contractors in the U.S. in 2009.
  • Associated General Contractors of America recognized MWH Constructors with a first place AGC Construction Safety Excellence Award
  • MWH Constructors won the Project Merit Award from Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) for its work on the $873M Utilities Expansion Program and Facilities Expansion Program in Cape Coral, Fla.
  • The American Road & Transportation Builders Association—Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) awarded MWH’s Utilities Expansion Program in Cape Coral, FL with the 2009 Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Award.
  • 2009 Design-Build Excellence Award from the Design-Build Institute of America for the Goleta Water District Corona del Mar Water Treatment Plant upgrade.
  • Bronze Hard Hat Award from Colorado Construction Magazine for the Arrival/Departure Air Control Group project at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. MWH was also awarded the Contractor Safety and Occupational Health “Gold” Award from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District for outstanding safety on this project.
  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award for projects of more than $5 million was awarded by the Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers for the City of Evanston Combined Sewer Relief Program.

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2008

2008 Awards

  • MWH Constructors’ Upper Northwest Interceptor Section 9 (UNWI-9) Project has been awarded the 2008 Project of the Year: Honorable Mention in the Infrastructure, over $20 Million Category by the Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) Northern California Chapter.
  • William H. Feather Safety Award awarded by the National Utility Contractors Association for meritorious safety achievement by MWH Constructors in the over-500,000 construction hours category.
  • Outstanding Project of the Year and Coast, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute Award awarded by the Sacramento section of the American Society of Civil Engineers for design and engineering services for the American River Pump Station and River Restoration Project.
  • Merit Award of Excellence from the Association of Consulting Engineers – New Zealand, the Ingenium Award of Excellence and the Resource Management Law Association Best Project awarded to the Water Conservation and Demand Plan developed for the City of Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • Sustainability and Resource Protection Award and New Practice Areas Award from Environmental Business Journal for our work with the City of New Orleans’ Green Solutions program and MWH’s QuickStart program.
  • Zuid Holland-Price award for the “Future adaptive water veins” project concepts for floating buildings.
  • Engineering Excellence Awards were awarded by Engineers Australia for the Sydney Water Priority Sewerage Program of the Brooklyn and Danger Island Sewerage Scheme and the Flinder Sewerage project.
  • London Merit Award for Conservation and the Greatest Contribution to London Award from the Institution of Civil Engineers for the refurbishment of the Hampton Advanced Water Treatment Works, which provides one-third of London’s drinking water.
  • Engineering Excellence Grand Award from the Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers for engineering services and construction management on the Peace River Reservoir 2 project in Tampa, Fla.
  • Sunshine State Safety Recognition Awards from the University of South Florida for the North Cape Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant and the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility upgrade, which was also recognized by the U.S. Occupational and Safety Health Administration’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program.

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