Cal Am Fruitridge Vista Meter Installation Program

PBI developed a four-year phasing plan to install over 3,000 customers with new water meters before 2025. Implementation of the plan began in 2020 with the designed and installation of over 900 new water meters. This project is ongoing.

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City of Sacramento Pump Outfall Replacement

PBI will prepare contract documents for the design of City of Sacramento’s Pump Outfall Replacement Project. The project entails the complete replacement of the pump discharge for three (3) drainage sump station facilities and partial replacement of the pump discharge pipe for five (5) drainage sump station facilities as well as condition assessment at six (6) drainage sump station facilities which penetrate various levee systems. The complete replacements include positive valve closures and associated structures as required by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Central Valley Flood Protection Board.

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Cal Am Arden Wells Design

PBI provided design and permitting services to develop two new well sites for California American Water. Design services include frontage improvements, storm and sewer connections, and above ground well and treatment facilities. Permitting services include County approvals for storm drain and sewer improvements and Planning Department approvals for merging parcels, use permits and building permits.

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Fair Oaks Water District Transmission Main Condition Assessment

PBI was retained by Fair Oaks Water District to assess the condition of their transmission mains which total approximately 9 miles. PBI’s streamlined approach combines an initial desktop evaluation screening and limited field assessment followed by an alternatives analysis for repairing or replacing high priority mains.

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Sacramento Suburban Water District Operations Plans and Tank Retrofits

PBI will prepare Operations Plans for two of the District’s facilities: Antelope Reservoir & Booster Pump Station and Watt/Elkhorn Reservoir & Booster Pump Station. While preparing the Operations Plans, PBI will work with District personnel to identify potential retrofits to each facility’s operation. Once approved by the District, PBI will design the operational retrofits, assist with bidding, and provide construction management for the installation of these improvements. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

City of Folsom Recycled Water Master Plan (RWMP)

PBI was retained by the City of Folsom to update the 2015 Non-Potable Water Analysis for the Folsom Plan Area (FPA) in conjunction with developing a hydraulic model for the non-potable water distribution system.

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PBI has grown

PBI is happy to announce we have grown. In 2020, we have added three new staff engineers.

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PBI Does Drone Aerial Imaging (July 31, 2020)

PBI is happy to announce that staff engineer, Scott Putty, is the newest licensed drone pilot (FAA Part 107 Certified). PBI continues to offer aerial imaging as part of its ability to aid in the design and inspection of various projects. PBI offers the ability to create a 3D model, view the plant health, and obtain elevation data for the mapped area. The resulting 2D map can also be exported as high-resolution aerial imagery for GIS.

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PBI Top Golf Outing (Sep 27, 2019)

PBI staff and families enjoyed an evening at Top Golf in Roseville, CA.  With plenty of good food and drinks for all, we got away for a little team rivalry.  Friendly bets fueled the competition across the company for an exciting night out.

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PBI Celebrates the Holidays and a Successful Year in 2019!!

‘Tis the season! PBI celebrated the Holidays and the end of the year with friends and family at the Annual Holiday Party! 2019 was another great year and this is our way of saying thank you to our team for making this company successful every year. PBI wishes you and yours Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!!

 

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PBI Announces the Return of Dave Murbach

PBI is proud to announce the return of Dave Murbach, Senior Engineer.  Dave had previously worked for PBI from 2008 to 2017.  With this prior experience, Dave is familiar with our clients allowing him to be integrated seamlessly into our ongoing and future projects.  Dave brings over 30 years of experience in the water industry.

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PBI Celebrates Another Successful Year!

PBI celebrated another year with friends and family at the annual holiday party. This is our way of saying thank you to our team for making this company successful every year.

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PBI 13th Anniversary Golf Tournament

PBI celebrated its 13th anniversary with its annual golf tournament at Apple Mountain Golf Resort. This event is a way to thank our clients for another year of trusting in PBI’s engineering services with a friendly round of golf.

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Winner of Steve Hall Golf Tournament

Karl Brustad, with a team of 3 others, won 1st place in the Association of California Water Agencies’ 8th annual Steve Hall Fierce Competitor Golf Tournament. The tournament consisted of 20 teams of four individuals playing to raise money for the ALS Foundation and Steven K. Hall Water Law and Policy Scholarship.  This year more than $25,000 was donated to these charities.

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Dave Peterson Receives the Goddard Award for Outstanding Article in Floodplain Management

During the 2018 Floodplain Management Association Conference, Dave Peterson received the Goddard Award for his article titled “When Did Protecting Lives Become Optional? – is “Investment” the right word for protecting lives?”  in the August 2018 FMA newsletter. The article discusses and debates the question if repairs to life-protecting infrastructure should be considered an “investment” subject to benefit-cost analysis.

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PBI has Moved!

PBI has officially moved to their new home at 80 Blue Ravine Road, suite 280. We are still in Folsom but now our office is located directly next to beautiful Lake Natoma.

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Ashley Martin- PBI’s New P.E.!

PBI is proud to announce that Ashley Martin has earned her California State Professional Engineering license. Ashley started with PBI in 2014 as a staff engineer and has quickly excelled in infrastructure design and project management. As a valued member of our team, we would like to congratulate her on this professional milestone.

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PBI Annual Summer Camping Trip

PBI staff and families returned to Sly Park near Pollock Pines for the annual Summer camping trip.

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Jacob Rowe joins PBI team

Jacob Rowe joined PBI this week as a Staff Engineer. Jacob graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Resources Engineering from Humboldt State University in December where he conducted research in direct contact membrane distillation to minimize energy requirements in large scale systems.

Jacob is an Engineer in Training with experience modeling, designing, restoring, and managing water resources. He is proficient in HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, ARCGIS, ROSA, BSTEM, and AutoCAD software.

Jacob enjoys spending his free time camping, fishing, cooking, traveling, and continuing his research in direct contact membrane distillation.

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Vadim Demchuk and Elena Vederis wed

Congratulations to PBI Staff Engineer Vadim Demchuk on his marriage to Elena Vederis Saturday, August 30, 2014. Welcome to the PBI family, Elena!

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3rd Annual Camping Trip

PBI’s third  company camping trip to Jenkinson Lake in Sly Park was the first weekend of August. The weather was picture perfect and the campsite was amazing. Thank you to all who came out to enjoy this annual family event.

Photos from previous years.

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