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August 2021

Doing the Heavy Lifting!

CDW field staff are busy transporting geotechnical rock cores to MWRA's Deer Island for testing and analysis. This is infrastructure resilience from the ground up! Summer 2021 has been an extremely busy time for CDW. To keep pace, we've hired new staff including interns from UMass-Boston and UMass-Lowell. Check out our Careers page for additional opportunities.

July 2021

CDW Named WTS-Boston Employer of the Year

CDW is thrilled to be named the 2021 Employer of the Year by the Boston Chapter of WTS. CDW offers all employees opportunities to advance their careers and knowledge through encouraging active participation in WTS and other organizations, including serving in leadership positions on committees and boards. This happens because senior staff are themselves active WTS members, including CDW President Kathy Campbell.

May 2021

CDW President Elected to SAME Boston Post Board

CDW President Kathy Campbell was elected to the Board of Directors of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Boston Post. She will serve a three-year term for this prestigious organization, during which the Post will turn 100 years old!

April 2021

CDW Partners with UMass Boston in Federal Internship Program

CDW welcomes Phu Dao, the company’s first junior environmental scientist hired through the Federal Work‐Study Internship Program (FWSIP) at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The initiative provides academically/career‐related opportunities for college students to work in a professional industry while pursuing their studies. A Boston native majoring in biology, Phu will be mentored by Christine Walsh, project manager at CDW, in the areas of environmental assessment and wetlands permitting for water supply projects. Their first virtual training session was all smiles!

March 2021

Conversations with Kathy & Liz ... Interactive SWEP Event

CDW's Kathy Campbell and Elizabeth Krol from EBI Consulting hosted an interactive discussion about how women can best define their career path, find opportunities despite challenges, and develop and leverage their network for success in the environmental consulting. The event was hosted by the Society of Women Environmental Professionals of Massachusetts (SWEP-MA). The mission of SWEP is to encourage and promote the leadership, achievement, professional and personal development of women involved or interested in environmental law, science, engineering, business, and policy.

January 2021

Exploring how organizations can proceed with more intentional anti-racism work

CDW employees have accepted the invitation to join in the virtual conversation on Thursday, February 11 at 10:30am: "Becoming part of the solution" to explore how individuals and organizations can proceed with more intentional anti-racism work. Three fundamental questions will be explored: What is racism? Why should everyone be more concerned about it? What can we do to eradicate it? Consider joining in, too.

December 2020

Giving Back to the Communities We Serve

We're grateful to CDW employees who generously supported CAPIC’s COVID-19 Relief Fund this holiday season. CAPIC is a grassroots non-profit that provides emergency assistance to families in Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. We're proud of the work our employees have done in these communities over the years. Now CDW is proud to match their contributions.


October 2020

New Waltham High School Breaks Ground

CDW’s environmental engineering team has been hard at work behind the scenes to prepare for the groundbreaking at the new Waltham High School. Great project. Great team!

Waltham High School Groundbreaking

President Kathy Campbell is certified as Envision© Sustainability Professional

CDW is proud to announce that Kathy Campbell has become certified as an Envision© Sustainability Professional! Envision© is a comprehensive sustainability rating system using social, economic, and environmental criteria directly to the planning, design, construction, and long-term operation of physical civil infrastructure.

ENV SP Certificate

September 2020

New Website and Logo Launched for 30th Anniversary

We're pleased to announce the launch of our new logo and website. Thank you to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and President of the Senate Karen E. Spilka for helping us celebrate. The Citation reads -- In Recognition of 30 years providing civil and environmental engineering services that improve the resilience of our Massachusetts communities.

A Whale of a Good Time

Responding to the realities of COVID-19, CDW did not throw a large and festive 30th anniversary party as planned. Rather, we recognized the momentous achievement by treating employees and their families to an afternoon of whale watching that offered spectacular sightings.

CDW Whale Watch_1

SAME Celebrates its Centenary

CDW has been a proud member of the SAME Boston Post for 10 years and we’re happy to be part of the national organization’s 100th celebration. Founded in 1920, the Society of American Military Engineers builds leaders and leads collaboration among government and industry to develop multi-disciplined solutions to national security infrastructure challenges.


July 2020

Going Up!

CDW is pleased to be teaming with Perkins Eastman for the renovations and construction at Boston Arts Academy. Housed in a former warehouse across from Fenway Park that is over 100 years old, the BAA is Boston's only public high school for the visual and performing arts.

Boston Arts Academy

June 2020

Christine Walsh Joins as Environmental Services Project Manager

Join us in welcoming Christine Walsh as Project Manager within CDW’s Environmental Services Division. Christine earned her M.S. in Environmental Science & Policy from Clark University and has years of experience managing assessment and remediation projects in New England. Her skills and experience will be used to manage multi-site environmental assessment and permitting projects for a major water utility. Great to have you aboard!

Christine Walsh

Turning Grief into Action

CDW, together with its employees, is making a financial contribution to support YWBoston.org, a Boston organization working every day to eliminate racism and bring equity and opportunity to people of color in our communities.

YM Boston

April 2020

Charlie Shepherd Retires from Civil Engineering Team

What a great project manager, coworker, and friend Charlie Shepherd has been to so many over the years. Most Friday afternoons he'd be the last to leave the office or job site. It's just not going to be the same without you. Happy retirement, Charlie!

Charlie Shepherd

March 2020

Our Work is Essential

CDW provides essential services and has been operating continuously throughout the COVID-19 crisis. We are steadfast in our continued commitment to all of our clients, and to the well-being of our staff and their families. All of our remote systems are in place and there continues to be no noticeable difference to services. Stay healthy everyone!

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