Engineering firm honored for Yonkers water tower project

Carolyn A. Lowe, P.E., Vice President of D&B Engineers and Architects, P.C. Wastewater/Water Supply Division; Michael G. Savarese, P.E., Senior Associate of D&B Engineers and Architects, P.C. Water Supply Division; and Steven A. Fangmann, P.E., BCEE, President of D&B Engineers and Architects, P.C. Photo provided.

YONKERS – The New York State Society of Professional Engineers, Inc. (NSPE-NY) has presented its 2020 Project of the Year Award to D&B Engineers and Architects, P.C.        (D&B).  The award acknowledges D&B’s successful rehabilitation of the one-million-gallon elevated water storage tank on Nodine Hill serving the City of Yonkers. D&B was honored as a firm committed to improving communities’ quality of life via sustainable solutions and implementation of innovative technologies.’

The NSPE presented the award to D&B at a recent dinner in Westchester. D&B President Steven A. Fangmann, P.E., BCEE commented, “We received this honor with great pride. The D&B team collaborated with all parties in the field and provided construction management and inspection services. Key upgrades included improvements to bring the tank into compliance with ANSI/OSHA standards.”

The four-million-dollar tank rehabilitation project on Nodine Hill improved water quality for consumers, enhanced safety for operators, and upgraded the aesthetics of the structure according to a statement from company officials.

New York State Society of Professional Engineers, Inc. Westchester/Putnam Chapter is an organization of local engineering professionals that promotes and defends the lawful and ethical practice of engineering. It protects and promotes professional engineers in all disciplines and areas of practice with a focus on the local needs of Westchester and Putnam County professional engineers. 

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