Thatcher Foundations
Comings and Goings

Thatcher Foundations Celebrates 75 Years

The Chicago skyline and waterfront have been shaped with the help of deep foundations from Thatcher Foundations. The geotechnical construction company was started in 1946 by Harry Thatcher, a World War II Veteran of the […]

Water infrastructure tunnel - Copyright Black and Veatch
Press Releases

Black & Veatch to design Chicago’s McCook Reservoir tunnel connection for USACE

Water infrastructure tunnel - Copyright Black and Veatch

Kansas City, Mo. (Aug. 5, 2009) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has selected Black & Veatch as the design engineer for the McCook Reservoir Main Tunnel. The new tunnel will connect the future McCook Reservoir to Chicago’s Deep Tunnel system, which is aimed at improving water quality in area rivers and Lake Michigan and reducing flood risk for the city of Chicago and suburban communities. [Editor] Read on for the rest of the press release. Photo copyright Black and Veatch[/Editor] […]