Solution

Transcend Design Generator (TDG) generates high-quality, accurate engineering documentation for a wide range of water and wastewater treatment facilities, allowing you to take control of the process and spend your money to improve project outcomes.  By leveraging TDG to evaluate more options you will end up with a more sustainable and resilient facility – all while decreasing the Total Cost of Ownership.

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Innovative Utility Incorporates Generative Design Software Into RFP

When it comes to capital planning, utilities and their consulting partners struggle to keep up with the demands of the future. Scenarios like ever-changing regulatory requirements, weather conditions, population models, emerging contaminants, and advances in treatment technology are difficult to plan for.

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One leading water utility in the southern part of the United States has the answer.

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Capital planning
Capital planning

Capital planning

  • Assess 10x (or more!) options for existing and new assets in order to find the optimal design to meet your objectives for CAPEX, OPEX, Carbon Footprint, and more.
  • Streamline the price review process and kick-start approved projects by generating complete engineering design packages for upgrades or new facilities.
  • Automatically generate designs for existing sites and assets to keep for better asset management, including Digital Twin baselines.
  • Repurpose spend with 3rd party engineering firms and consultants to deliver more of the value you need.
Optimize

Lower Project Development Costs and Optimize Return on Invested Capital

  • Reduce costs of developing and bidding on new concessions/asset pools.
  • Create feasibility studies in-house and save on 3rd party engineering costs.
  • Improve your ROIC on new builds and upgrades by evaluating more technologies and simulating outcomes at an earlier project stage.
  • Determine more accurate CAPEX/ OPEX budgets and “future proof” designs by ensuring compliance w/ anticipated regulatory or climate-driven changes.
Lower Project Development Costs and Optimize Return on Invested Capital
Tender Specification
Tenders

Tender Specification

  • Leverage TDG to automatically generate tender specifications based on what is best for your assets and community.
  • Evaluate the most cost-effective design options before the tender launches.
  • Ensure the project delivers on your objectives by generating multiple design options and leveraging 3rd party designers to evaluate the best alternative.
Sustainable

Achieve sustainability metrics

  • Rapidly evaluate multiple treatment options and design alternatives to maximize the sustainability of your asset base.
  • Include more innovative technologies in your long-term capital planning in order to increase water recycling and reduce carbon footprint.
  • Compare different alternatives based on carbon footprint, chemical usage, or other sustainability-driven metrics.
Achieve sustainability metrics

TDG for Capital Planning

Transcend Design Generator was built to support your capital planning process

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Murray & Roberts

Murray & Roberts

Accelerated transition into new markets by 75%.

To get this level of detail, so professionally packaged in such a short time is truly a game changer in wwtp design

Engineering Executive

Murray & Roberts

Murray & Roberts

Accelerated transition into new markets by 75%.

To get this level of detail, so professionally packaged in such a short time is truly a game changer in wwtp design

Engineering Executive

How to series: Future Proof WWTP's - Designing for Climate Change
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How to series: Future Proof WWTP's - Designing for Climate Change

When it comes to capital planning activities, utilities and their consulting partners struggle to keep up with the demands of the future – there simply isn’t enough time or budget to assess all potential options.

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Transcend believes each team member brings a unique viewpoint on what we do and how we do it. Read about Transcend through the eyes of some of our team members by clicking the links below.

The Importance of Wastewater Treatment Plant Design

The Importance of Wastewater Treatment Plant Design

Not many are aware of the sheer number of harmful debris, microorganisms, and chemicals found in wastewater. Wastewater can be…

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A Comprehensive Review of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Equipment List

A Comprehensive Review of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Equipment List

Designing, building, and commissioning a wastewater treatment plant is no small feat, especially with the number of options available for…

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The Transcend Design Generator is Secretly an Advanced Data Analytics Software Package 

The Transcend Design Generator is Secretly an Advanced Data Analytics Software Package 

Written by: Thomas Klein, Customer Success Manager I had a professor who heavily emphasized using appropriately framed questions to analyze…

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The Importance of Wastewater Treatment Plant Design

The Importance of Wastewater Treatment Plant Design

Not many are aware of the sheer number of harmful debris, microorganisms, and chemicals found in wastewater. Wastewater can be…

Clock 5 days
A Comprehensive Review of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Equipment List

A Comprehensive Review of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Equipment List

Designing, building, and commissioning a wastewater treatment plant is no small feat, especially with the number of options available for…

Clock 5 days
The Transcend Design Generator is Secretly an Advanced Data Analytics Software Package 

The Transcend Design Generator is Secretly an Advanced Data Analytics Software Package 

Written by: Thomas Klein, Customer Success Manager I had a professor who heavily emphasized using appropriately framed questions to analyze…

Clock 6 days

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Technology Providers & OEMs Technology Providers & OEMs

TDG rapidly generates accurate budgetary proposals to help suppliers bid more, win more, and sell more.

Asset Owners and Utilities Asset Owners and Utilities

TDG streamlines the capital planning and conceptual design processes to accelerate project timelines and deliver better outcomes.

EPCs, AECs, and Consultants EPCs, AECs, and Consultants

TDG enables engineering firms to deliver more value to their clients & increase competitiveness.

Individuals Individuals

TDG works for individual engineers who want to grow their business and reduce their non-billable time.

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