The Salt Lake Chamber would like to give another round of thanks to our “Utah | Water is Your Business” launch sponsors for their support in helping our week-long water initiative to encourage the discussion on water: CH2M Hill, Holland & Hart, Whitaker Construction and Snell & Wilmer.
CH2M HILL is an industry-leading design, program management, and construction management firm. The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of water, energy, transportation, environmental, nuclear, and industrial facilities. We have provided design and construction services in water system planning, water supply, treatment, conveyance, and water resource management for over 60 years and have been a leader in the Utah engineering community since 1979. Our resources include a comprehensive staff of engineers, scientists, construction managers, and support personnel totaling nearly 200 in Utah along with worldwide resources comprising more than 164 area offices and over 28,000 employees. We consistently rank among the top firms in numerous industry surveys.
CH2M HILL provides a comprehensive array of fully integrated services to help our clients take any water conveyance, treatment, or water resources project from concept to reality. Our full-service capabilities enable us to deliver multidimensional infrastructure projects throughout Utah and worldwide. We take projects of any size from concept to construction, from initial objectives to full operations, and remain at the forefront of technology advancements and innovations that help our clients make a difference in the lives of their customers every day.
Established in 1947, Holland & Hart has more than 470 lawyers providing a full range of service from 15 offices across the Mountain West and in Washington, D.C. With over 90 lawyers in our Salt Lake City office alone, we offer clients the value of local experience backed by a firm-wide network of resources to provide effective and efficient counsel on the wide range of legal issues facing Utah businesses. Holland & Hart was named the 2014 “Law Firm of the Year” for Water Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”
Holland & Hart’s Water Law practice comprises attorneys advising and representing a wide variety of clients across the Mountain West region in various types of water matters, including water rights, water supply development, and water quality issues. The firm’s Salt Lake office is located in Utah’s first LEED Gold-certified high-rise at 222 S. Main Street – a testament to the business community’s responsibility to lead by example in using innovative conservation practices. Partner Jody Williams is a member of Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s State Water Strategy Advisory Team; and as a member of the Salt Lake Chamber’s Board of Governors, she was instrumental in the creation of a Water Task Force in the Salt Lake Chamber’s Natural Resource Business Council.
Founded in 1953, Whitaker Construction has grown into one of the largest utility contractors in Utah. With over 200 employees, we perform all types of water, sewer, natural gas and other pipelines; pump stations, earthwork and other civil projects.
We continue to build some of the largest and most complex utility projects in the state and are proud of our strong relationships with the local municipalities, utility companies, and sewer and water districts. We have been involved in many of the large water projects throughout Utah and we are grateful to be part of the ongoing effort to build the water infrastructure necessary to help our state thrive.”