We offer complete engineering services for municipal water supply, storage, pumping, and distribution systems. We have comprehensive experience in planning, funding programs, feasibility studies, alternative analyses, water system modeling, permitting processes, detailed design, construction phase services, and construction inspection/administration services. Costello’s staff has assisted clients by developing and analyzing alternatives and by providing sound recommendations concerning the planning and development of technically efficient, cost effective systems.

The engineers at Costello have extensive experience in designing systems that are cost-effective and meet the applicable Federal, State, and local regulations. We never lose sight that the systems must meet the client’s requirements, be readily constructible, and easy to operate and maintain.

Water Services provided include:

  • Master Water Supply Planning
  • Demographic Analysis
  • Water System Modeling
  • Utility Rate Studies
  • Utility Valuation Studies
  • Impact Fee Studies
  • Feasibility Studies and Alternative Analysis
  • Surface Water Conversion and New Supply Design
  • Water System Rehabilitation, Modifications, and Upgrades

  • Raw Water Intake Structures and Pump Stations
  • Water Supply and Treatment Plant Design
  • Water Transmission and Distribution System Design
  • Irrigation and Storage Facilities
  • Reclaimed Water Storage and Distribution System Design
  • Surveying Services
  • Construction Phase Services

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Grand Lakes MUD 4

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Grand Lakes is a 1,240-acre development located in northern Fort Bend County, north of FM 1093 and south of Buffalo Bayou. The project is traversed by the Grand Parkway (SH 99). GLMUD Nos. 1, 2, 4 and Grand Lakes Water Control & Improvement District were created to finance the infrastructure improvements necessary for development of this project. GLMUD 4 acts as the master district, providing sanitary sewer trunk lines, water distribution lines and all plant facilities. Costello currently serves as District Engineer for all of these districts and has completed several water plant expansions to Plant #1, a remote well and transmission line, and the design of Water Plant #2 and its first expansion.

NFBWA Project 7B

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Costello was responsible for providing planning, design, and phase three construction services for approximately 4,300 LF of 24”, 3,800 LF of 20”, and 3,500 LF of 16” water line and appurtenances to provide for surface water conversion for Fort Bend County MUD 146. Design elements included water line alignment, surge protection, cathodic protection, utility conflict resolution, ground water plant tie-ins, joint restraint analysis, right of way mapping, and materials selection.

NHCRWA Project 6A-1

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Costello provided design and construction management for 3,000 LF of 30” water transmission line along the Old Louetta Road ROW from Landry Street to north of Spring Cypress Road and 3,000 LF of 16” water transmission line in an existing El Paso pipeline easement to the tie-in point at the HCMUD 367 Water Plant #1.