RECENT News Releases


WLG Expands its Pipeline Engineering Department

WLG has expanded its Pipeline Engineering Department to enable near and long-term growth of the firm’s natural gas services. This expansion is led by Director of Pipeline Engineering Renato Villareal who has more than 38 years of experience providing team oversight, project management, engineering, and estimating services. Mr. Villarreal has brought in a seasoned team of professionals, along with the firm’s existing Department personnel, for well-rounded coverage of services. Based out of Ontario, team members will be providing direct support and advisement for existing and new projects for SoCalGas within their GTSR and PSEP Departments as well as supporting other natural gas projects for the firm’s clients. Collectively, these team members have worked on hundreds of natural gas pipeline projects.


WLG Grows Its California Presence

WLG has opened a branch office in San Diego County located in the same building as San Marcos’ City Hall at 1 Civic Center Drive, Suite 260 in San Marcos, CA. The office is centrally located to provide continued support services for local utility and regulatory agencies within San Diego County and will enable the firm to expand its geographic reach and better serve other private companies and cities/counties in the area. Founded in 2000, WLG has grown exponentially from one office of less than six employees to four offices and over 160 employees providing civil engineering, geospatial (surveying/mapping/GIS), and land planning/development services to diverse clients throughout California.


Issue 1, Spring 2021



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