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Navigating the regulatory process for our wetlands and waterways
Navigating the regulatory process for our wetlands and waterways

Successful project execution can be achieved by getting your regulators involved early when wetlands and waterways are involved.

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One Water: Reuse wastewater in your water supply
One Water: Reuse wastewater in your water supply

Reuse wastewater?! Yes, it’s not only possible but it can save money, increase your community’s water supply and protect the environment.

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Federal funding of dam repair on the horizon
Federal funding of dam repair on the horizon

A bipartisan bill was introduced in the Senate to establish a program to provide grant assistance for the rehabilitation and repair of dams with high hazard potential.

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One Water: The value of stormwater
One Water: The value of stormwater

Capturing and reusing stormwater reduces the overall water supply demand. It can be done by recharging ground water aquifers for water use or harvesting rainwater for irrigation.

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Large scale earthen dam to provide emergency water supply
Large scale earthen dam to provide emergency water supply

The Morgantown Utility Board in West Virginia is working on a plan to help them provide safe drinking water during extended emergencies. The plan will also allow them to cut off contaminated water sources more quickly.

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Diversion tunnel, design-build dam, hydro studies: There’s a lot going on
Diversion tunnel, design-build dam, hydro studies: There’s a lot going on

Mead & Hunt is in the middle of a very interesting and complex diversion tunnel investigation. We are beginning a major design-build dam removal project and executing several unique hydrologic and hydraulic studies.

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Engineering Excellence Awards: The engineer’s red carpet
Engineering Excellence Awards: The engineer’s red carpet

Two projects completed by members of the water resources team, the Montello Dam Rehabilitation and University of Wisconsin Stormwater, won ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards.

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Thinking about grants for your flood project?
Thinking about grants for your flood project?

March 15, 2016, FEMA announced it is accepting applications for two long-standing grant programs – Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grants.

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Wastewater collection system is 50 years old: Now what?
Wastewater collection system is 50 years old: Now what?

Many communities struggle to maintain their wastewater collection system and plan for needed repairs. Here’s how we helped one with a 50-year-old system.

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Where did all our water go? Minimize unaccounted-for water
Where did all our water go? Minimize unaccounted-for water

Why don’t all of your town’s individual water service meters add up to your master meter? Municipalities ask this question all the time.

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