Wade Trim to open new office on The Water Tower Campus
GWINNETT COUNTY, Georgia, November 17, 2021 – The Water Tower joined Partnership Gwinnett to announce that Wade Trim will be the second tenant at The Water Tower Innovation Center, a 55,000 square foot research collective on The Water Tower Global Innovation Hub Campus located in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
The campus will serve as an accelerator for water innovation by bringing together utilities, technology providers, educational institutions, and other industry partners to conduct applied research, technology innovation, workforce development, and community engagement.
“We are excited to welcome Wade Trim to The Water Tower,” said Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Nicole Hendrickson. “We are a community powered by innovation, so it’s wonderful to see these highly technical companies bringing high paying jobs to Gwinnett County through The Water Tower.”
“We are thrilled to have Wade Trim to open their new office on our campus,” said Melissa Meeker, CEO of The Water Tower. “Wade Trim’s commitment to advancing the water industry through thought leadership and technical expertise fits perfectly with our mission and we look forward to what our collaboration will bring.”
Consistently ranked in the top 500 design firms, top 200 environmental firms and nationally recognized for innovative solutions, Wade Trim’s operations spans 20 offices in the U.S.
Known for its Wet Weather capabilities, the firm’s focus also includes decades of planning, modeling, treatment, pumping and conveyance projects for water, wastewater, and stormwater projects using conventional or collaborative delivery methods.
“We are excited to be part of Gwinnett County and The Water Tower’s ecosystem,” said Wade Trim’s Senior Vice President Chris Haney, PE, a Research Advisory Committee member for The Water Tower. “Positioning our technical experts and design resources at The Water Tower’s campus opens the door for collaboration with the County and water innovators to discover and implement solutions for the industry while serving the local community of Gwinnett County and the Metro-Atlanta area.”
“Innovation is the driving factor for The Water Tower,” said Partnership Gwinnett Project Manager Brian Dorelus. “Finding passionate companies, like Wade Trim, will only positively impact water efficiencies which is what is makes The Water Tower innovation center so special.”
The Water Tower, scheduled to open in March 2022, includes a three-story Innovation Center facility which will house office and collaboration spaces, classroom and meeting spaces, conference space, as well as experimental, analytical, and microbiology laboratories. A conveyance network will bring process streams from F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Center to the facility to support bench-scale, full-scale, and pilot studies.
About the Water Tower
The Water Tower is a new breed of innovation center providing answers to a multitude of complex challenges facing the water industry through an integrated approach to applied research, technology innovation, workforce development, and stakeholder engagement. The Water Tower’s mission is to build a thriving ecosystem of water innovation fueled by imagination, informed by research, and powered by pioneers. For more information visit www.theh2otower.org.
About Wade Trim
Wade Trim is a pioneer in wet weather and municipal infrastructure solutions for local communities in the United States. For nearly a century, our expert engineers, planners, and designers have helped build our nation’s infrastructure while continuing to support these communities over many decades. We are committed to maximizing the value of a community’s infrastructure investment. Our Office of Applied Technology is specifically geared to drive innovation and new technology applications within our practices, our project delivery teams, and directly with our clients. In 2022, Wade Trim will open a new office at The Water Tower, co-located with Gwinnett County DWR’s F. Wayne Hill WRC, the county’s flagship wastewater treatment facility.
About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is a public-private initiative dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County, Georgia. Since 2006, Partnership Gwinnett has worked with its local partners to attract and retain jobs, cultivate capital investment, support educational institutions, foster workforce development, and contribute to the exceptional quality of life found in Gwinnett. Fueled by the support of over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County, K-12 and higher education systems, the mission of Partnership Gwinnett is to strengthen the community’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace and position Gwinnett as the premiere place to live, work and play. For more information, visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.
Partnership Gwinnett, Director of Marketing, Communications & Events