Alliance Water Resources is one of the leading providers of management and contract operation services in Missouri. Founded in 1976 as Mid-Missouri Engineers, it is headquartered in Columbia, Mo. The company operates and serves water and wastewater treatment systems that meet the needs of universities, resort areas, colleges, several manufacturers, correctional centers and other commercial users. Its representative clients include investor-owned and nonprofit utilities, rural water and wastewater districts, and municipal water and wastewater and public works systems in the Midwest. Alliance Water Resources has more than 25 service locations and employs over 250 staff personnel, including engineers, biologists, microbiologists, laboratory technicians, computer programmers and operators. It offers meter reading, public works management, water distribution and treatment, and wastewater collection and treatment services. The company also provides sewer collection systems, including sewer lines and pumping stations maintenance services.