SOURCE: Brown and Caldwell

March 16, 2006 10:35 ET

Farrukh M. Mazhar Joins Brown and Caldwell as Director of Tunneling and Geotechnical Practice

WALNUT CREEK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 16, 2006 -- Brown and Caldwell recently announced that Farrukh M. Mazhar has joined the company as a vice president and director of its tunneling and geotechnical practice.

Mazhar has been in the industry for more than 37 years, specializing in large water conveyance, wastewater and combined sewer overflow systems. Based in BC's Chicago office, he is responsible for providing technical direction on Brown and Caldwell projects throughout the United States. Mazhar is currently working on two tunneling projects for utilities in Milwaukee and the Twin Cities.

"Farrukh understands the complexities of large conveyance systems and has delivered results to a range of utilities nationwide," Brown and Caldwell Vice President Deb Harmon said. "He's known for listening to client needs, building the most experienced team and working with the client to meet challenges. Having him on board is a major advantage for our clients nationwide."

Mazhar's other recent project work includes the New Croton Water Treatment Plant Tunnels and Aqueduct for the New York Department of Environmental Protection, the O'Hare South Airfield Drainage Project for the City of Chicago, the Borman Park Water Filtration Plant New Intake Tunnel for the Northwest Indiana Water Co., and several Midwest flood control and large diameter water conveyance tunnel projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Established in 1947, Brown and Caldwell is a multidisciplined environmental engineering and consulting firm. The employee-owned company is headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., and employs more than 1,300 people in 45 offices nationwide. Environmental News-Record ranks Brown and Caldwell ninth among the top Sewerage/Solid Waste firms, eighth among Sanitary/Storm Sewer firms, and 14th among Transmission Lines/Aqueducts firms; Trenchless Technology ranked the company third among top trenchless infrastructure firms.

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