The Charleston, S.C., Water System, Overland Park, Kan.-based Black & Veatch and locally based Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung have received the 2009 Engineering Excellence Honor Award from the Columbia, S.C.-based American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina for the design and construction management of the city's Sewer Tunnel Replacement Program. Construction on the $123 million tunnel system took four years and is the largest capital works program that Charleston Water System has undertaken.