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A Value-Added Solution for the Community

PACE provided project development, design, and bid phase services to expand the City of Lathrop’s MBR wastewater recycling facility from 1.0 MGD to 2.5 MGD with future expansion capacity of 9.0 MGD. A creative design approach minimized construction costs with a streamlined treatment process layout resulting in minimized structures, pumps and piping, while improving access to equipment for operations and maintenance and adding full-SCADA automation. View video…

FMA Awards for Integrated Flood Management and Mentorship

PACE was given the Integrated Flood Management Award at the FMA Conference for the design of Gobernadora, a locally-approved multi-objective flood management plan that demonstrates innovative advancements in water management as well as collaborative partnerships with community groups and the general public. Additionally, PACE’s Sr. VP of Stormwater Management, Bruce Phillips, received the Mentorship Award to be recognized for contributing to the emerging professional community and academia. Read more on Integrated Flood Management Award/ Mentorship Award

WateReuse Award for Excellence in Action – Show Low

The City of Show Low won the 2018 WateReuse Award for Excellence in Action. The City was recognized for the successful completion of its wastewater treatment plant upgrade, designed by PACE, to achieve production of high-quality effluent for use in the preservation of the Show Low Wetlands. The Show Low WWTP produces 600,000 gallons per day of high-quality effluent to be fed to the wetlands system to support waterfowl reproduction and other beneficial fish and wildlife habitat. Read more…

ENR California’s 2018 ‘Best Projects’ Award Winner – Pacific Grove Water Recycling Facility

The City of Pacific Grove’s Water Recycling Facility was selected for an Award of Merit in Engineering News-Record-California 2018 Best Project Awards for Water/Environment in Northern California. We were honored to have worked with Overaa and PERC Water Corporation on this design/build project as the project engineer-of-record. The design for this water recycling facility included a 0.25 MGD MBR water recycling facility to produce 125 acre-feet per year of nonpotable water supply for irrigation use. The WRF features noise and odor controls with architectural design to blend in with the surrounding community.  A new recycled water pump station was also constructed to deliver a peak demand flow of 800 GPM. Read more …

Earvin Magic Johnson Park Urban Runoff Water Recycling

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the funding of the first phase of construction for the Magic Johnson Park, located in Willowbrook, CA. PACE is designing a new unique stormwater system for this park that will capture urban runoff (dry and wet weather first-flush flows), treat the captured flows, recycle the water for onsite irrigation, and store the treated recycled water within the park’s newly renovated lake. Read more …

Celebrating 30 years – Riding the Wave of Innovation

In 2017, we reflected upon the successes that have shaped PACE into the highly specialized water engineering company it is today as we celebrated 30 years of service. Looking back, we have a collection of truly unique projects exceeding client expectations and managing water resources in partnership with nature. These projects serve as the foundation for our continued ability to provide superior solutions to a vast range of water challenges. View Video …

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Hotel made the 2018 Hot List

PACE design the zero-edge, 950-square foot, rooftop pool for The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, which was recently featured on Conde Nast Traveler’s 2018 Hot List as one of the 102 best new hotels in the world highlighting “the pool has one of the best views in L.A.” Click on the links to read more about this luxurious hotel and why it is one of the best in the world.

NSF SBIR Phase I Grantee Workshop

On March 13-15, 2017, Dr. Keisuke Ikehata and Mrs. Chelsea Roy from PACE attended the 2017 NSF SBIR/STTR Phase I Grantee Spring Workshop in Arlington, VA, where the PACE team met with the NSF program director and networked with other Phase I awardees around the country.

Water Lab – NSF SBIR Phase I

City of Show Low WWTP Upgrades

The new City of Show Low Wastewater Treatment Plant meets AZ Title 18 BADCT effluent standards at a cost less than $4 per gallon designed by PACE. Watch the fly-through video of the completed project.

ASCE Award

On February 16, 2017, the ASCE Orange County Chapter held their annual awards banquet where Bruce Phillips, Sr. Vice President of Stormwater Management of PACE was recognized with the “Private Sector Engineer of Merit Award.” He received this award for his outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and was selected among some very notable engineers in Southern California. We are proud of Bruce’s many accomplishments and outstanding technical leadership in our industry and this recognition is well deserved!