Jeff Priester joined the James W. Fowler Co. team in November of 2018. He started working as a craftworker in the Portland region. Mr. Priester has recently been promoted to Foreman. He will serve as Forman for the Leach Botanical Upper Garden Renovations project. Congratulations, Jeff!
Duy Nguyen joined the James W. Fowler Co. team in the Portland region in April of 2017. Duy proved his abilities while working as a Project Engineer. His effort and handwork have taken him to the next level. Mr. Nguyen will now serve as an Assistant Project Manager and will assist Phiet Vuong in managing … Continue reading Achieving company greatness one promotion at a time: Duy Nguyen
Bryan Gillespie joined the James W. Fowler Co. team in Seattle as a Project Engineer. Since December of 2017, Bryan has worked hard and proven his abilities yielding him a promotion to Project Manager. Mr. Gillespie will be managing the North Terminal Utilities Upgrade project at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Congratulations, Bryan!
Wastewater systems are often the last thing on our minds. That was not the case for a group of over 4,000 Portland, OR schoolchildren in 1938. Portland’s wastewater history starts in 1864 with a simple wooden trough that collected sewage and carried it directly to the river. Fifteen miles of 9 to 18-inch diameter terracotta … Continue reading Behind the project: Taggart Outfall Structural Rehabilitation
James W. Fowler Co. (JWF) will work in partnership with the Santa Fe Irrigation District on the Mechanical Dewatering Improvements and San Dieguito Dam Improvements Projects. The projects include mechanical dewatering improvements to increase the efficiency in removing solids at the R.E. Badger Water Filtration Facility, handrail improvements at the San Dieguito Reservoir, and concrete … Continue reading Prevention, improvements, and potable water delivery in southern California
John and Lilla Leach moved to the 4.5-acre site of the future Leach Botanical garden in the early 1930s in southeast Portland, Oregon. They built the existing stone cottage on the banks of Johnson Creek as a summer get-away. In 1936, the newly built Manor House became their full-time residence and they began landscaping and … Continue reading Behind the project: Leach Botanical Upper Garden Development
James W. Fowler Co. (JWF) is helping ensure millions of international travelers have the best experience while at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). The South Satellite Terminal at SEA, used for all international arrivals, will see the replacement of the ceiling, lighting, and sprinkler systems, as well as, Heating and Air Conditioning improvements. The project … Continue reading Going international: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport improvements
JWF is teaming with Slayden Constructors as the Construction Manager/General Contractor on the upgrade of the Tyron Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. The plant is aging and needs to be updated to continue to provide reliable and efficient wastewater treatment for the citizens of Portland, Oregon. Read more here.
James W. Fowler Co. (JWF) is proud to be a part of the award-winning Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station Project. According to the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure, “The $250 million Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station (GWWTS) in King County, Washington, has received the Envision® Platinum designation for sustainable infrastructure, awarded by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure … Continue reading Platinum sustainability: Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station
JWF partnered with Cascade Shoring LLC and other partners to highlight trench safety during the week of June 18 – 23, 2018. This reminder of the importance of safety during trenching activities was highlighted by an excavation safety video that the crew at each project watched and a Toolbox Talk.