WSP USA Ranks #8 in ENR's 2021 Ranking of the Top 500 Design Firms

The firm ranked third amongst the "Top 100 Pure Designers."

Leading engineering and professional services firm WSP USA is ranked #8 in Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) 2021 “Top 500 Design Firms” list, based on regional revenue. The rankings are published in the April 27/May 3 issue of ENR and are available here.

Listed as #3 among the “Top 100 Pure Designers,” WSP was also held its spot at #4 in the Transportation category.

Strategic Hires Across the U.S. Spur Growth of WSP USA Water Business

Addition of industry leaders in key markets enhances firm’s position in water resources planning and economics, project management, systems solutions and disaster recovery.
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NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, significantly expanded its water business leadership with the recruitment of water resource experts Alex Shannon and Juan H. Diaz-Carreras in the West, Atri Sen in Texas, and Steve Tarallo in the Capital area.

This group of hires reflects WSP’s continued commitment to growth and diversification of its national Water business, beginning with investment in critical leadership roles in target geographies.

Shoreline Restoration: 'Protecting Community, Conserving the Coast'

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration supports nature-based solutions for coastal resilience, such as WSP USA’s Franklin-98 project to create oyster reefs, saltmarshes.

Note: This is the third article in a series on the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This article explores the potential of nature-based solutions in combating climate change.

Nature-based solutions involve the use of natural habitats, like marsh grasses or oyster reefs, in place of – or to complement – traditional hardened structures, such as concrete seawalls.

Women in Climate Tech Launches Campaign, “Splash Mob” in Support of the Women and Climate Change Act of 2021

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DURHAM, N.C., April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ --  Today, Women in Climate Tech launched a campaign in support of The Women and Climate Change Act of 2021 (H.R. 260) introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA). The goal of the campaign is to highlight that women are:

Change Leader: Changing Practices for a Changing World


According to Mondshine, the last three years or so have seen dramatic changes in public and business perceptions of sustainability.

“Historically, there’s been a notion that sustainability was a cost, that resilience was a cost,” he notes. “But now we’ve learned that it’s really central to the business model of companies, and it’s central to the mission of public agencies. We’ve also seen a sea change in the notion of social equity and how we handle that as it relates to infrastructure and the environment.

MBTA + WSP USA Honored in Proximo Infra's Deals of the Year Americas Awards

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Proximo Infra's Deals of the Year Americas Awards has honored the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (

WSP USA Joins VoLo Foundation, Climate Action Leaders in Launching 2021 Florida Climate Week

Convening environmental, sustainability and resilience advocates to explore regionally specific climate change issues and opportunities across the Sunshine State.
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JUPITER, Fla., April 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Florida Climate WeekSM, a free virtual forum scheduled for April 19-23, will bring together organizations and individuals driving action on climate change, including WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.

Apalachicola Bay Living Shoreline

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Coastal resilience is one of the most challenging climate issues we face. Through multiple innovative projects, WSP USA and the Apalachee Regional Planning Council (ARPC) are spearheading sustainable solutions for shoreline restoration and resilience efforts.

WSP USA to Help Deliver Landmark Confluence-1 Fiberoptic System

Ultra-high capacity undersea telecommunications network the first to link critical communications hubs along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard between New York and Miami.
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NEW YORK, March 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services firm, to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

WSP USA to Help Solano County, California Transition to Zero-emission Buses

Designing inductive charging stations for SolanoExpress and developing a plan for five agencies in Solano County to convert to all-battery-electric bus fleets by 2040.
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SUISUN CITY, Calif., March 19, 2021 /3BL Media/  — The zero-emission bus (ZEB) business at WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, has been selected to provide services on two major projects for the Solano Transportation Authority (STA).


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