The $295,000 design project includes enhancements and seepage control on this civil war era embankment dam. 

WEST HARTFORD, CT AND NORWOOD MA - GZA GeoEnvironmental, , Inc., one of the area’s leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firms, has been retained by The Metropolitan District (Hartford, CT) to provide engineering design and repair services at Reservoir Dam #2 located in West Hartford CT.

The $295,000 design project includes enhancements and seepage control on this civil war era embankment dam. GZA will also provide hydraulic improvements to the existing low level outlet and spillway structures.  The design phase of the project is scheduled for completion in the late summer of 2010. Peter Baril, P.E., Principal at GZA will serve as Prime Engineer and Jonathan Andrews, P.E., as Lead Project Manager for this dam safety repair project.

“The West Hartford Reservoir Dam project is important to the Hartford region and we are pleased to have the opportunity to assist The Metropolitan District,” said William R. Beloff, President and CEO of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. “Peter and his team bring extensive experience in dam engineering to this project and have become leaders  in dam safety across the region.”


About GZA
Founded in 1964, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is a multi-disciplined firm providing environmental consulting, geotechnical and geo-civil engineering, environmental remediation, regulatory compliance, litigation support, air quality, solid waste services, specialty construction, occupational health and safety, and site development services.  GZA maintains corporate offices at One Edgewater Drive, Norwood, MA 02062. The firm has 550 employees and operates 24 offices in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes Regions of the United States. For additional information, please call William R. Beloff, CEO at 781-278-3801 or visit the company’s website at 
www.gza.com.