Sundt Earns Water Project Award

PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 2, 2019) –Sundt Construction, Inc. ( was recently honored for its work on the City of Chandler’s Ocotillo Water Reclamation Facility (OWRF) Expansion Project. The AZ Water Association awarded the joint-venture project the 2019 Wastewater Treatment Plant Project of the Year. Ocotillo

The $120-million project included $20 million in upgrades to the existing wastewater treatment plant and construction of a new $100-million expansion facility, which utilizes membrane bioreactor technology (MBR) to improve the output and sludge production. The Ocotillo facility has significantly increased the amount of water the City of Chandler can recycle, helping it conserve valuable water resources. The project was a joint venture between Sundt and McCarthy Building Companies and was designed by Carollo Engineers. Late last year, ENR Southwest, the industry’s leading trade publication, named it the 2018 Best Water/Environment Project.

The AZ Water Association’s award was presented at a recent reception, which honored all award winners at the organization’s 92nd annual conference in Phoenix. Other award categories included operators, supervisors, projects of the year (water, system and water reuse), engineers, and construction professionals.

About Sundt

Sundt Construction, Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 129-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building and concrete work and is owned entirely by more than 2,000 employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in eight major trades. Half of Sundt’s workforce is comprised of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout Arizona, California, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 65th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.


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