Our Work in the Utilities Industry
From the construction of new structures to modeling failure and fire risk, we advise power utilities on how to manage their dispersed infrastructure.
From asset management to pipeline integrity, we support gas utilities in keeping operations flowing safely.
From pipeline integrity to water quality and civil engineering, we help water companies deliver with reliability.
From energy usage to pollution management, we assist waste utilities operations in protecting public health.
Partnership for the Long Term
From accident investigation to long-term planning, Exponent assembles the right experts for your unique challenge. We provide a one-stop shop through connected teams spanning multiple disciplines including structural, materials and corrosion, electrical, and civil engineering, as well as construction, thermal sciences, data sciences, human factors, and more.
We help clients with:
What Can We Help You Solve?
Across decades of work with utilities, we've developed specialized capabilities to address the most vital challenges. And we thrive on innovating new ways to help.
Get in touch to discuss your unique needs.
Asbestos-Cement Pipe in Water Distribution Systems
Strategic, cost-effective asbestos-cement pipe replacement plans customized to the unique challenges of each municipality's distribution systems.
Asset Management for Extreme Weather Risks
Infrastructure evaluations and analysis to quantify risk and support informed decisions regarding maintenance and power shutoffs.
Buildings & Structures Design Support
Complex structural health and design support, with effective strategies to mitigate environmental impacts and degradation.
Effective data collection from publicly available data, human participants, bespoke testing, surveys, and more.
Data Cleaning & Organization
Organize your data to compel results through accurate and insightful intel.
Data Insights: Decide
Data insights for improved decision-making, leveraging risk-prediction models, financial forecasts, cost evaluations, and custom statistical models.
Design & Construction Defects
Rigorous design and construction defect assessments, including building components and standard-of-care evaluations.
External Hazards: Risk Assessment & Mitigation
Accurate assessment, mitigation, and remediation support for external hazards and natural disasters.
Pipeline & Process Piping
Mechanical engineering expertise for pipeline construction, pipe corrosion, pipeline integrity management, and pipeline failure analysis.
Quantitative Risk Assessment for Buildings & Structures
Innovative, quantitative risk assessments to support climate-change planning that helps protect buildings, infrastructure, and other valuable assets.
Renewable energy consulting services and stewardship to address your complex project challenges, from assessment and implementation to execution.
Seismic Protective Systems
New facility designs, analyses, testing, and peer review of seismic protective systems, as well as rehabilitation strategies for existing buildings.
Solar & Wind Energy
Consulting on solar system design, construction, and functionality to the operation and maintenance of wind turbines.
Understand why buildings and structures fail, and how to prevent similar failures in the future.
Sustainability & Climate Change
Scientific and engineering insights to improve and quantify sustainability practices and secure vital resources and assets.
Multidisciplinary analysis to understand wind hazard and damage mechanisms and effective ways to mitigate future damage.