DENVER, Colo., Oct. 31, 2014 – The city of Stephenville, Texas, has extended its contract with CH2M HILL for wastewater operations and maintenance services into 2021, the third extension since the partnership began in 1996.

“This latest contract extension means our relationship with Stephenville will span 25 years,” says Steve Meininger, CH2M HILL senior vice president and managing director, Operations Management Services. “These types of long-term partnerships are the foundation of our business and a testament to the cost-effective, high-quality service CH2M HILL delivers to every project, every day.”

CH2M HILL operates the 3-million-gallon-per-day activated sludge wastewater treatment plant and one lift station, as well as administering the Industrial Pretreatment Program comprising two significant industrial users, and manages duties for grease traps throughout the city of 19,320 residents located 70 miles southwest of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Since assuming responsibility for the plant, CH2M HILL has introduced numerous cost-saving measures for the city, including reduction in chemical and solid waste disposal, increased energy conservation and performing repairs in-house. The National Safety Council has recognized the project with several awards.

Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, USA, employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources. With US$7 billion in revenue and 28,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record and named a leader in sustainable engineering and environmental services by Verdantix. The firm has been named a FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For six times. Visit us at, and for jobs at