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Water, Wastewater & Flood Control

We provide cost-effective solutions for achieving and extending the design objectives and life for buried utilities, treatment plants, lift stations, conveyance channels, levees, and detention facilities.

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Water, Wastewater & Flood Control  Services

We are committed to each project’s success by delivering superior engineering – from local neighborhood water, wastewater, and storm sewer lines; to new water treatment plants and large diameter conveyance lines; to channels providing regional drainage in heavy rainfall events. Moreover, we are dedicated to delivering peace of mind through listening, taking ownership, keeping commitments, and staying in touch.

Subsurface Utilities

We are experts in how ground conditions affect water, wastewater, and storm water utilities in all installation methods including cut and cover, auguring, microtunneling, horizontal boring, tunneling, etc.

Channel Stability

Existing channels are often victims of slope stability problems. We are experts in diagnosing root causes of such instability and developing solutions that keep the channel in service and maintain required capacity.

Treatment Plants

Treatment plants are complex networks of surface, partially buried, and buried structures such as tanks, clarifiers, settling basins, etc. with specialized design requirements.  We’ve been there and done that, we’re not learning how on your project.

Water, Wastewater & Flood Control Projects

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Shoal Creek-Project

Shoal Creek Emergency Landslide Repair

Austin: Use of a specialized coring procedure enables HVJ to solve an emergency landslide issue for the residents of a highly visible historic neighborhood in the Texas state capital

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Main Canal Siphon-Project

Main Canal Siphon at IH-10 Slope Failure Repair, Highlands, Texas

Highlands: HVJ long term solution to a canal erosion failure protects the water supply and survives Hurricane Harvey record flooding.

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Capers Ridge Siphon-Project

CWA’s Capers Ridge Pump Station (CRPS) and 96” Diameter Water Transmission Lines, Liberty County, Texas

Liberty County: Increased the City of Houston treated water supply by providing the new solutions to reduce cost and construction and time for the two 96 inch pipelines

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Meet the Team


Hossam Esmail

Senior Vice President

Mr. Esmail manages all operations with extensive experience in geotechnical engineering for highway and municipal projects.

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Mike Hasen

Technical Leader/ Geotechnical and OVTI Subject Matter Expert

Mr. Hasen is the organization’s technical leader with special expertise in dredging and Owner Verification Testing and Inspection.

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Rob Lawrence

Geotechnical Department Manager

Mr. Lawrence leads by developing staff to apply practical solutions through effective communication and technical expertise.

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Jason Schwarz

Jason Schwarz

Vice President - Operations

Mr. Schwarz provides operations and technical leadership and is the geotechnical and CoMET subject matter expert in South Central Texas.

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