FEI Engineers, a water and wastewater engineering firm with offices in Durango and Denver, has been purchased by Alan Plummer Associates Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas-based water and wastewater environmental engineering firm.
In a news release announcing the purchase, Alan Plummer CEO Chris Young said the firm was looking to expand in the Rocky Mountains and its acquisition of FEI Engineers, Inc., with projects throughout Colorado and New Mexico, would aid the firm’s expansion plans.
“We are pleased to combine the knowledge, technical expertise and solid experience of these two successful companies,” Young said in the news release. “Like Alan Plummer Associates, FEI Engineers has considerable expertise in water and wastewater and also shares our values and our approach to serve clients and retaining and attracting strong talent.”
Alan Plummer Associates specializes in planning, permitting, design and construction-phase services for water, wastewater, reuse, stormwater and conveyance. FEI’s services also include water conservation, resource planning and wastewater treatment and conveyance.
Both Alan Plummer Associates and FEI represent municipalities, water districts, wastewater utilities, government and private companies.
“With aridification of the Western U.S., water utilities and municipalities need creative thinking on water supply, infrastructure, conservation and reuse. We’re positioned to provide engineered solutions for water providers to maximize water efficiencies,” Young said.
The combined staff will bring Alan Plummer Associates to about 150 employees. The company’s 2018 revenues were $23 million.
Alan Plummer currently has six offices in Texas and Oklahoma.
With annual revenues of $2.2 million, FEI Engineers will retain its staff and offices in Denver and Durango. Patrick O’Brien, president and principal at FEI Engineers in the Durango office, will become the area leader of Alan Plummer Associates’ Mountain West Area.
FEI had eight employees in Denver and six in Durango. Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. has provided water and wastewater engineering services for more than 40 years.