City of San Diego Selects Kleinfelder for $20M Water/Wastewater Contract

SAN DIEGO, California (November 15, 2023) – The City of San Diego Public Utilities Department (PUD) has selected Kleinfelder for a 5-year, $20 million Water/Wastewater Contract, marking the fourth consecutive selection of the firm for this contract.  This ongoing partnership underscores the consistent quality of Kleinfelder’s services. The contract encompasses a wide range of Kleinfelder’s areas of expertise, including water, wastewater, reservoirs, reclaimed water, pure water, groundwater, stormwater studies, condition assessments, strategic planning, and design solutions for treatment processes and hydraulics.

Kleinfelder Project Manager Simon Wong expressed the significance of this achievement, stating, “This contract award reaffirms Kleinfelder’s dedication to its clients and its reputation as a trusted advisor. We are thrilled to continue extending our support for the City’s critical water infrastructure needs.”

Over the past decade, Kleinfelder has successfully supported over 62 task orders involving design of dam spillway repairs, sediment basin concrete rehabilitation, major water pump stations, stormwater diversion, sulfuric acid addition for pure water processes, and implementation of solar systems for electricity generation. Currently, Kleinfelder is actively engaged in multiple task orders involving lead service pipelines, pump stations, reservoirs, trunk sewers, water treatment plants, onsite chlorine generation, dam drawdowns, and outlet towers.

The successful completion of these diverse task orders is testament to the competency of Kleinfelder’s project managers who have demonstrated their commitment to executing critical task orders efficiently and effectively. Kleinfelder’s ecosystem approach to project delivery has also proven vital to the overall success of these projects, with staff from across the company having supported multiple task orders with insights and expertise that have enhanced the solutions provided. Ultimately, Kleinfelder’s creativity and innovation in devising cost-effective solutions has led to significant cost savings for the City of San Diego.

Kleinfelder Water Group Leader Nick Fontaine underscored the collective effort behind securing the contract, remarking, “This achievement is a testament to the years of outstanding support we’ve provided to the City and the unwavering dedication of every Kleinfelder team member to consistently deliver high-quality solutions that enhance the City’s infrastructure.”

Kleinfelder. Bright People. Right Solutions. Founded in 1961, Kleinfelder is a leading engineering, design, construction management, construction materials inspection and testing, and environmental professional services firm. Kleinfelder employs more than 3,100 professionals and operates from over 105 office locations in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California. Poised for growth, Kleinfelder continues to provide high-quality solutions for a diverse client base. For more information about Kleinfelder, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn/Kleinfelder.