Insights: Energy

Shiny new dam in Wisconsin
Shiny new dam in Wisconsin

The new Little Falls dam will provide a lake for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing in the Willow River State Park for future generations to enjoy.

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QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success
QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success

Do new employees understand the value of checking their work to confirm it follows the prescribed design criteria—or recipe for success?

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What can ancient infrastructure teach a modern civil engineer?
What can ancient infrastructure teach a modern civil engineer?

It is incumbent on us to design for the long term, and press our political representatives to make the necessary investments to maintain our infrastructure.

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Be a hero: save time and money!
Be a hero: save time and money!

By conducting both your EAP and project’s security plan on the same day, you can cut that time commitment even further—and save money, too.

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Women in STEM: why does it matter?
Women in STEM: why does it matter?

Women make up around 50% of students pursuing higher education in STEM fields, but the number attaining higher-level postions is much lower.

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Happy Hydropower Day!
Happy Hydropower Day!

As a way to collectively recognize hydropower’s contributions to providing clean energy, our industry recognizes August 23rd as National Hydropower Day.

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Arc Flash analysis can prevent catastrophe
Arc Flash analysis can prevent catastrophe

An arc flash explosion can damage equipment or worse cost human lives. It is crucial to follow safety procedures to protect everyone involved.

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Combined 1D/2D modeling can support Emergency Action Planning
Combined 1D/2D modeling can support Emergency Action Planning

Using combined 1D/2D modeling in support of Emergency Action Planning can provide cost-effective, accurate results.

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Top 4 traits of successful Owners Dam Safety Programs
Top 4 traits of successful Owners Dam Safety Programs

If your Owners Dam Safety Program is used as a compliance program, you should rethink the risks you are taking and revise your plan to minimize them.

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Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative
Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative

It is everyone’s responsibility to respond to climate change, because this will affect everybody—now and for generations to come. We are and will remain actively engaged in integrating climate change mitigation strategies into our planning, engineering, and architecture practice.

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