SERVICES

V&A Consulting Engineers, Inc. maintains the life of water, wastewater, and transit systems through
condition assessment, in-the-field research, analysis, and restoration.
We are committed to sustaining our community's infrastructure.

 

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coating systems

Coating and lining systems are often the first line of defense against deterioration by water, reclaimed water, wastewater, corrosive soils, and chemical exposures. 

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flow monitoring

 Managing water and wastewater collection systems and mitigating sanitary system overflows by collecting timely, accurate data to predict peak flows for a given segment of the system. 

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Condition assessment

Assessments of coated or uncoated steel and concrete structures; providing necessary recommendations and design services for rehabilitation or replacement. 

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ODOR CONTROL

 Finding solutions for complex biological, chemical, and physical interactions that combine to create hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas in wastewater collection systems and treatment plants. 

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CORROSION ENGINEERING

Providing responsive service evaluating, identifying, and implementing solutions focused on preserving and rehabilitating municipal infrastructure. 

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TRANSIT

 Measuring and managing corrosion of the electrified rapid-transit systems caused by water and soil contamination; resulting in stray or lost current circuitry along the running rail or underground lines.  

Our Work

V&A's mission is to be the industry leader in delivering field-based solutions that maximize the life cycle of our client's infrastructure systems.


 FLOW MONITORING - EASTERN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT   Flow and rainfall monitoring was performed over a period of approximately one month at 55 open-channel flow monitoring sites and five rain gauge locations. The purpose of this study was to measure sanitary sewer flows at the flow monitoring sites, estimate sewer capacity and conduct analyses pertaining to infiltration and inflow (I/I) occurring in the basins upstream from the flow monitoring sites. The final report also included recommendations regarding examination of reduction needs to determine a future I/I reduction program.   

FLOW MONITORING - EASTERN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT 

Flow and rainfall monitoring was performed over a period of approximately one month at 55 open-channel flow monitoring sites and five rain gauge locations. The purpose of this study was to measure sanitary sewer flows at the flow monitoring sites, estimate sewer capacity and conduct analyses pertaining to infiltration and inflow (I/I) occurring in the basins upstream from the flow monitoring sites. The final report also included recommendations regarding examination of reduction needs to determine a future I/I reduction program.

 

 CORROSION ENGINEERING  V&A Consulting Engineers was retained by Stantec to provide corrosion engineering services for the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Permanent Canal Closures & Pump Stations Project located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The project included the design and construction of three pump stations intended to discharge water from the city into Lake Pontchartrain in the event of flooding. A steel bulkhead structure was installed at each pump station to convey water from existing canals to the pump stations; the bulkhead structures consisted of multiple face and drag sheet piles driven to a depth of approximately 80-feet.

CORROSION ENGINEERING

V&A Consulting Engineers was retained by Stantec to provide corrosion engineering services for the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Permanent Canal Closures & Pump Stations Project located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The project included the design and construction of three pump stations intended to discharge water from the city into Lake Pontchartrain in the event of flooding. A steel bulkhead structure was installed at each pump station to convey water from existing canals to the pump stations; the bulkhead structures consisted of multiple face and drag sheet piles driven to a depth of approximately 80-feet.

The V&A University page houses videos and papers detailing
the science behind our work.

 
 

MEET OUR TEAM

 

LET'S TALK WITH JOSE VILLALOBOS

 
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Jose Villalobos

FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC MARKETING OFFICE
BARBEQUE CHEF EXTRAORDINAIRE
 

“Poseer un negocio.” English: “Own a business.” Words of my mother since I was 6 years old. I always knew my work would fill a large part of my life and it does.
I love that.
— Jose Villalobos

From the beginning:

From my early days, I was encouraged to own a business for myself. I always knew I'd do that, however, the type of business developed later. By sixth grade, engineering caught my attention and the seeds of my business idea were born. After college, as I put my dream together, I didn't look as hard at other engineering firms for inspiration. Instead I read books about Southwest Airlines, 3M, GE, and learned about filling a need, standardization and organization of these successful companies. I felt there was a need for an experience-based engineering organization placing priority on client service. I began with corrosion engineering, civil engineering, and industrial waste treatment, which later was fine-tuned to corrosion engineering, specialized in evaluating, rehabilitating and preserving municipal infrastructure. 

We have offices in Oakland, California; San Diego, California;
Houston, Texas; and Las Vegas, Nevada

 

Please send e-mail to: info@vaengineering.com for more information
or contact one of our colleagues listed below.

 
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1000 Broadway, Suite 320
Oakland, California 94607

Western Regional Manager
Glenn Willson, PE
gwillson@vaengineering.com
(510) 987-8199

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1718 Fry Road, Suite 210
Houston, Texas 77084

Texas Regional Manager
Christopher D. Hunniford, PE
chunniford@vaengineering.com
(713) 714-5634

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11011 Via Frontera, Suite C
San Diego, California 92127

Southwest Regional Manager
Megan Brown, PE
mbrown@vaengineering.com
(619) 436-5735 • (858) 735-6030

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3430 East Russell Road, Suite 316
Las Vegas, Nevada 89120

Las Vegas Regional Manager
Jose L. Villalobos, PE
jvillalobos@vaengineering.com
(702) 522-7987 • (510) 987-8120