Natick, MA (February 1, 2023) – Merrick & Company, an international engineering, architecture, surveying, and geospatial solutions firm, acquired Idaho-based Mountain Waterworks, a firm that specializes in water/wastewater engineering. 

The acquisition brings Merrick’s water team to more than 100 employee owners and adds services in infrastructure funding, water rate development, and utility operations and management assessments. The acquisition also adds three new office locations for Merrick in Boise, Lewiston, and McCall, ID. 

“We’re excited to welcome Mountain Waterworks to our family of employee owners and to support the Mountain Waterworks team and their client partners across Idaho,” said Christopher Sherry, PE, CEO and President of Merrick. “Merrick’s roots are in serving clients in the Rocky Mountains, with a commitment that mirrors Mountain Waterworks’ history of providing Idaho communities with personalized, hands-on engineering consulting services.”

As part of Merrick, Mountain Waterworks will continue the strong relationships built in communities and with clients across Idaho. Tim Farrell, PE, Principal Engineer of Mountain Waterworks, said, “Our clients and our employees are our highest priority, and this alliance with Merrick strengthens our commitment to meeting our clients’ infrastructure replacement needs. Our clients will continue to see the same level of professional service in their day-to-day interaction with Mountain Waterworks. We remain committed to providing our clients cost-effective solutions that result in affordable water and sewer rates, and that commitment, shared by Merrick, is now backed by a greater depth of resources.”

For more details about this transaction click here.

Morrissey Goodale, a specialized management consulting and research firm exclusively serving the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries, initiated the transaction and advised Merrick & Company.

About Morrissey Goodale

Morrissey Goodale has helped hundreds of clients transform and grow their architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting companies into high-level performers through strategic business planning, mergers and acquisition advisory, valuation and ownership transition, market research, marketing and business development, leadership training and development, Lean Operation Strategies, organizational development and management, virtual reality solutions, and executive search. Morrissey Goodale’s team of M&A consultants assist throughout the M&A process, from preparing firms for a transaction to a successful integration. 

Morrissey Goodale’s extensive network of relationships with AE industry decision-makers around the globe uniquely qualifies the firm to identify the right buyers or sellers and guide AE firms through the complex merger or acquisition process, from conception to close.

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