News | February 13, 2018

Archer Western And Brown And Caldwell To Expand Fulton County's Big Creek Water Reclamation Facility

Progressive Design-Build project will upgrade and expand the facility from 24 to 38 million gallons per day.

Atlanta, GA (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Archer Western Construction, LLC and joint venture partner Brown and Caldwell were awarded the Progressive Design-Build project at Fulton County’s Big Creek Water Reclamation Facility in Roswell, Ga.

The Big Creek Water Reclamation Facility, owned by Fulton County, serves the largest service area and receives the largest amount of wastewater flow of all the reclamation facilities in the county's northern service area, outside of Atlanta. The Progressive Design-Build project will upgrade and expand the facility from 24 to 38 million gallons per day to meet the projected wastewater treatment demands from future growth and eliminate odors from the facility. The project is expected to be Fulton County’s largest public works project in the next 50 years.

Atlanta-based Archer Western is part of The Walsh Group, the largest water and wastewater treatment plant builder in the United States per Engineering News-Record. Joint Venture partner Brown and Caldwell is one of the world’s largest environmentally focused engineering and construction firms and a recognized leader in adapting state-of-the-art technologies to address complex environmental challenges on projects throughout the United States.

Archer Western and Brown and Caldwell were also responsible for the delivery of the multi-award-winning Johns Creek Environmental Campus Design-Build project for Fulton County.

About Archer Western
Archer Western is part of The Walsh Group, a 120-year-old family-owned company providing design, build, finance, operation and activation services. The Walsh Group operates as Archer Western, Walsh Construction and Walsh Canada across 18 regional offices. The Walsh Group is currently listed as the 11th largest U.S. contractor per Engineering News-Record. For more information on Archer Western and The Walsh Group, visit

About Brown and Caldwell
Brown and Caldwell is an employee owned company that is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm providing design, build and operations for water, wastewater, infrastructure and water resources facilities, as well as information technologies, asset management, information management, business process improvements, compliance management, building decommissioning and demolition, site assessment and remediation, and litigation support to local and federal governments, universities, and private-sector clients, including many Fortune 100 companies. Brown and Caldwell has been designing and implementing customized solutions to complex environmental problems for 70 years. Brown and Caldwell has 50 offices and more than 1,500 engineers, scientists, and construction professionals nationwide. For more information, visit

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SOURCE: The Walsh Group