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Under an engineering services contract awarded by the Clean Water Coalition (CWC), Black & Veatch is serving as the lead design engineer for the Systems Conveyance and Operations Program (SCOP) pipeline and tunnel project that will convey effluent from CWC member agencies' wastewater treatment plants to a new discharge location in Lake Mead. Black & Veatch has responsibility for the 30% design of the entire SCOP system including the 12 km tunnel through the River Mountain. Black & Veatch is also responsible for preparing the geotechnical programme required for detailed design, conducting the subsurface investigation programme, determining the right-of-way requirements and performing the project survey. The Black & Veatch team will review the final designs of all the project elements and provide design support during construction.The SCOP project is an important aspect of southern Nevada's water resources management strategy. The CWC and the Southern Nevada Water Authority are coordinating the placement of a new potable water intake and the effluent discharge location to provide the best water quality while ensuring capacity for the future. Visit www.bv.com and www.cleanwatercoalition.com 37/06.