Water and Wastewater

A leading nationwide earth retention and specialty foundation company, Schnabel provides Geostructural Design and Construction services for wastewater and water treatment plant construction projects.


Leveraging decades of experience and industry knowledge, our experts provide innovative earth retention solutions for water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, and overflow storage structures.

Our services include excavation support and cut-off walls to allow for the construction of underground structures, underpinning to support existing structures adjacent to an excavation and specialized foundations to allow foundation loads to be transferred to deeper denser soils and rock.

Cutoff Wall

Schnabel can also provide jet grouting to stabilize the ground and reduce groundwater seepage around penetrations through water and wastewater structures and shafts. Jet grouting can also be used to construct a plug at the base of an excavation to reduce the upward flow of water.

Explore our company project portfolio and see how Schnabel ensures flawless wastewater and water treatment plant construction projects with reliable earth retention services and specialty foundations.

Innovative Earth Retention Solutions for Water Treatment Plants.


Cutoff Wall

RR Bustamante WWTP Headworks Improvements | El Paso, TX

MGC Contractors hired Schnabel to provide earth retention and groundwater cutoff services at the Bustamante WWTP Headworks Improvements project. Schnabel’s work resulted in a foundation that will facilitate the construction of a new influent pump.

Jet Grouting

J Avenue Water Treatment Plant | Cedar Rapids, IA

Miron Construction contracted with Schnabel to install a water cutoff wall near a 2-story concrete holding tank. In the project, Schnabel installed 67 jet grout columns. The jet grout column wall successfully retained the soil and water behind the wall.

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Schnabel is the sector’s most operationally efficient Geostuctural Design & Construction contractor. We optimize efficiencies by leveraging decades of experience and design/build expertise, to innovate processes and approaches that are consistently proven to deliver optimal outcomes for our clients.