About Us

The Water Design-Build Council is a 501 C (6) non-profit corporation chartered in February 2006.  Its mission is to promote best practices in design-build and construction management at-risk (CMAR) and to facilitate productive and collaborative relationships between service providers and owners.

Established to create a vocal and effective industry advocate for the value of alternative delivery methods for water and wastewater infrastructure projects, the WDBC continuously promotes best practices in design-build and CMAR procurement and implementation through education and outreach.

The WDBC vision is…. “ to become nationally recognized as the ‘go-to’ water organization for advancing the use of alternative delivery for water projects.”

 WDBC Strategic Goals

  • Provide thought leadership and information on the evolving use of integrated and collaborative delivery methods for water projects, as well as best practices for those innovative alternatives.
  • Promote fair risk allocation.
  • Guide a new generation of water industry practitioners to making integrated and collaborative delivery methods the methods of choice for water infrastructure projects.
  • Build the membership to include all eligible firms that engage in alternative delivery methods for water projects.