Understanding Your Goals

maintaining and enhancing success

F&V Operations & Resource Management, Inc. (FVOP) provides support services to further increase efficiency and reliability of your plant and facility operations.

Our approach is to understand the goals your facility and plant. We work with the client to provide expert advice relating to operators, collection, distribution, maintenance, and asset management for public and private systems that translates into optimum operations. We provide additional qualifications and skills to support your staff and facility to maintain and enhance its success.

Our expertise includes:
Operator Training & Support
Technical Support
Process Control & Optimization
Capital & Asset Management Planning
Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP)

Operator Training & Support

Having qualified and well-trained operators in your facilities are important to its daily and lifetime operations. FVOP’s professionals can provide your operators support and training to develop the necessary skills to meet established requirements and maintain efficient operations. Our expertise includes:

  • Certification examination readiness
  • Operational assistance and consultation
  • Operations and maintenance manuals
  • Safety (confined space awareness, electrical safety, lock out – tag out, hazCom and chemical hygiene)
  • Start-up assistance and troubleshooting

Technical Support

FVOP provides the additional technical support you need to keep your plant operating and running efficiently. We understand the importance of helping and advising our clients on all aspects of their plant – from operations to maintenance to equipment to operators and staff. Our technical support expertise includes:

  • Clean water infiltration/inflow evaluations
  • Emergency response plans
  • Feasibility studies
  • Full design services
  • Hydraulics and process review and modeling
  • Hydrogeologic investigations
  • Maximum Allowable Headworks Loading (MAHL) evaluations
  • Permitting (NPDES, Groundwater Discharge, Water and Wastewater Construction, MDEQ/USACE)
  • Structural review
  • Vulnerability assessments
  • Water reliability studies

Process Control & Optimization

FVOP has experience in a variety of plants/facilities that has led to vast experience in enhanced process control and optimization through identifying unrealized potential and gaining the highest performance.

Enhancing these process leads to extended equipment life, better utilized and trained operators/staff, and decreased operational cost. When your facility runs more efficient, it becomes a better lifetime cost-value to you.


FVOP has a thorough knowledge of agencies to assist with compliance maintenance and issues, including regulatory and permit compliance. We have experience and experts in complying, fixing, and mitigating compliance issues and requests. We maintain relationships with agencies to help guide you through the process as seamlessly as possible.

Capital & Asset Management Planning

FVOP understands asset and capital management. Our plan encompasses day-to-day operation, maintenance, and management activities for facilities that support our approach to safeguard the financial investment of your equipment and facilities. We do this through:

  • Responding quickly to the technical support needs of this project
  • Utilizing preventive and proactive maintenance programs to extend the life, performance, reliability, and efficiency of your equipment
  • Assuring that maintenance is performed in accordance with the equipment manufacturer’s warranty, specifications, and generally accepted industrial standards
  • Drawing from FVOP employees experienced in contract operations and asset management

Our expertise includes:

  • Asset inventory
  • Asset Management Plans (AMP)
  • Capital Improvement Plans (CIP)
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Condition assessments
  • Reserve assessments
  • User charge evaluations

Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP)

FVOP works with you to achieve facility compliance, protect the environment, and establish appropriate limits for use while safeguarding your infrastructure. Complete IPP services include:

  • Audit programs
  • Develop local limits
  • Expert witness
  • Industrial inspections
  • Maximum Allowable Headworks Loading (MAHL)
  • Permit development
  • Wastewater treatability