Our team has concentrated experience in development, design and construction of municipal water supply, distribution, and treatment infrastructure.



The Tata & Howard team has identified innovative solutions to challenging problems related to the collection, pumping, and treatment of wastewater.



We can advise on innovative technologies that can be used to provide stormwater treatment at a new site, or technologies to retrofit an existing system.



Tata & Howard’s environmental services staff has extensive experience in the field of site assessment and remediation of oil and hazardous material.


Founded in 1992, Tata & Howard, Inc. is a specialized water, wastewater, stormwater, and environmental services consulting engineering firm dedicated to consistently delivering cost-effective, innovative project solutions. Working as a trusted partner with our clients, Tata & Howard provides a full range of environmental engineering services, from concept to completion, including reports, design, construction administration, and resident observation. Our targeted expertise includes hydraulic modeling, asset management, treatment, water supply and distribution, stormwater management, wastewater collection systems, funding assistance, permitting, and dam engineering. Striving to improve the environment in which we live through our work, we provide comprehensive environmental consulting services for hazardous waste and brownfields, including site assessments and remediation. Tata & Howard is a wholly employee-owned company that strives to cultivate a positive corporate culture while upholding the mission, vision, and values that form our cornerstone.


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    Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection BPE, Framingham, MA
    BPEs, Large Municipalities, Study/Evaluation, Water
    Tata & Howard completed a Business Practice Evaluation (BPE) for the Town of Framingham, MA.  T&H coordinated and attended a project kick-off...
    Business Practice Evaluation (BPE), North Texas Municipal Water District
    Asset Management, BPEs, Large Municipalities, Wastewater, Water
    North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) Wylie Treatment Plant, courtesy of NTMWD Tata & Howard Provided management consulting and leadership skill building for...
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    Stormwater Management: Rooftop Runoff, Whitinsville, MA
    Small-to-Midsize Municipalities, Stormwater, Stormwater Management
    Stormwater Engineering: Whitin Wellfield Water Treatment Facility, Whitinsville, MA The Whitin Wellfield Water Treatment Facility design consisted of a pressure filtration vessel housed within...


Karen L. Gracey


Jenna W. Rzasa


Paul B. Howard

Senior Vice President

Patrick S. O’Neale

Vice President


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  • The High Cost of High-Hazard Dams
    It is well known that our nation’s infrastructure is in desperate need of repair or replacement. In fact, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ACSE) 2017 Report Card has given our country’s infrastructure an overall grade of D+. Dams are a part of that critical infrastructure, and they have received … Continue reading The High […]
  • Rhonda Harris Receives WEAT Lifetime Achievement Award
    T&H Vice President recognized by Water Environment Association of Texas for contributions to the water environment Tata & Howard is pleased to announce that Vice President Rhonda E. Harris, P.E., MBA, WEF Fellow, was awarded the Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) Lifetime Achievement Award during the awards luncheon at Texas Water … Continue reading Rhonda Harris […]
  • Earth Day 2017
    Earth Day is celebrated by over one billion people globally on April 22 each year. Credited as being the catalyst for the modern environmental movement, Earth Day was first celebrated in the United States in 1970. The Clean Air Act was passed later in 1970, the Clean Water Act in 1972, and the Endangered Species … Continue reading Earth Day […]
  • Benefits of Unidirectional Flushing (UDF) Infographic
    Unidirectional flushing (UDF) is a unique process utilized to maintain a distribution system as well as learn critical information about the system. An effective UDF program should be conducted annually, at a minimum. Check out our UDF infographic that shows the benefits of UDF over conventional flushing: Please feel free … Continue reading Benefits of […]