CDM Smith’s Bellevue Research and Testing Laboratory Expands In-House Capabilities
BELLEVUE, Washington—CDM Smith is pleased to announce that its Research and Testing Laboratory in Bellevue, Washington has received new advanced testing equipment to further expand its in-house research and testing capabilities. With these additions, CDM Smith will have greater capacity to develop innovative solutions in the water purification realm by providing design support for advanced oxidation processes, and combining disinfection techniques to treat emerging contaminants such as 1,4-dioxane, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and more.
The laboratory has recently procured a new ultraviolet system with batch and flow-through capabilities, ozone generator, and ion chromatography equipment. The new equipment will help support treatability testing and characterization of water, as well as research and technology development initiatives within the environmental, water and wastewater markets.
As the industry leader in ozone disinfection, this new equipment helps CDM Smith deliver the most efficient solutions to our clients. “The goal is to identify easy to implement and more cost-effective solutions,” explains Zoom Nguyen, laboratory manager. “It’s an exciting time—there are many technological advancements occurring in the remediation, drinking water and wastewater areas.”
The equipment upgrades are backed by CDM Smith’s research and development program. Through this program, CDM Smith partners with clients, non-profit research foundations, universities and vendors, contributing to more than 35 groundbreaking water, wastewater, water reuse, environmental, energy and transportation projects each year. The Bellevue Research and Testing Laboratory is a comprehensive laboratory that is fully equipped with the tools and advanced equipment that provide better, faster, cleaner and more economical solutions for clients.
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service engineering and construction firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.