From Plant to Faucet
Increasing customer bases and aging water systems require municipalities and water providers to improve and expand their distribution systems. Garver helps clients secure their ability to supply water for years to come.

With consultant experience in water conveyance and pumping, treatment, distribution, and storage, Garver helps communities implement a variety of process systems and technologies.

Late in the game last year, we were trying to get our financing in order. Garver picked up this project in the middle of that process, did the design, and included it in that year's financial package. They went above and beyond to get it done.

Box Baxter
City Manager
City of Okmulgee, Oklahoma


    A siphon through Norfork Dam is improving the North Fork and White rivers' trout habitat by sending a constant flow of cooler water downstream. The 42-inch-diameter pipe moves water from Norfork Lake in Baxter County, Ark., carries it through the dam and down the structure's face, and discharges it...


    When Okmulgee, Okla. needed an economical way to increase its raw water conveyance capacity, it turned to a low-impact, trenchless method that cost $2.1 million less than an estimated open-trench technique. The solution lay with a 90-year-old concrete pipe and a subsurface technology known as sliplining. The...


    Dennis Yarbro studied the room and knew it would be a tight fit. Yarbro, the supervisor of water resources at Central Arkansas Water's Lake Maumelle Intake Pump Station, was overseeing the addition of a new 30-million-gallons-per-day vertical turbine pump. He looked up to the two-story ceiling and hoped...


    For nearly 25 years, Russellville City Corporation has proactively worked to provide Russellville, Ark. with quality water and wastewater systems. Providing these quality systems required addressing future needs, and in doing so, City Corporation has expanded into a regional utility. City Corporation...


    Garver provided surveying, design, bidding, property acquisition documents, and construction phase services for the line and lift station work in the White River Watershed. The East Line Force Main and Lift Station 19 projects consisted of abandonment of the existing lift station and constructing...


    For the Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District (COMCD) and the City of Norman, Garver recently completed design of a new 48-inch raw water conveyance line from Lake Thunderbird to the Vernon Campbell Water Treatment Plant. Lake Thunderbird and the Norman raw water conveyance system were originally...


    An advanced recycling method is repurposing wastewater to reduce potable water usage and improve energy efficiency at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. The Fort Sill wastewater treatment plant has adopted a reuse system that replaces on-site potable water usage with high-quality wastewater effluent. The...


    Garver provided structural, civil, process, and mechanical engineering services for the design of a 40-million-gallon-per-day high-service pump station at Central Arkansas Water's (CAW) Jack H. Wilson Water Treatment Plant. CAW's new high-service pumping station required two years of planning and...


  • Distribution System Analysis
  • Pumping Stations
  • Transmission Lines
  • Ground and Elevated Storage Tanks


  • Design
  • Surveys
  • Construction Observation
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Land Acquisition
  • Bidding Services
  • Planning and Modeling
  • Project Phasing
  • Funding Administration
  • System Audits

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A relationship between Garver’s Norman, Oklahoma, office and a local homeless shelter began three years ago, when employees...


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