Grand Award – Civil Design, Inc., St. Louis

Firm Name: Civil Design, Inc., St. Louis

Project: Remapping Data Collection: Glendale Section D

Client: Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

Civil Design, Inc. (CDI) working with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) piloted an innovative approach to Private Inflow Reduction using GIS technology to investigate approx. 2,700 properties and remove private inflow sources at almost 800 properties as part of the Glendale Sanitary Relief I/I Reduction project.  Because of the piloted approach effectiveness, CDI’s GIS-centric workflow was adopted as the MSD standard expanding CDI’s support to all of MSD’s Project Clear Program.  Further innovation of the GIS process including migrating to cloud computing and utilizing online, real-time mapping.  This allowed MSD to complete 30,000 property inspections in 2013 alone. To date, MSD has completed more than 150,000 property inspections representing over $100 million construction costs.