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Startup for a temporary wastewater solids handling facility
Startup for a temporary wastewater solids handling facility

Startup of a new facility is not as simple as the turn of a key or the flip of a switch.

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Effective analysis, design and maintenance of stormwater quality Best Management Practices
Effective analysis, design and maintenance of stormwater quality Best Management Practices

As concern for sustainability continues to become more mainstream, it is more important than ever to specify appropriate stormwater quality BMPs.

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Roughened channel fish passage design addresses problematic streambed materials
Roughened channel fish passage design addresses problematic streambed materials

When asked to alleviate flooding issues by designing drainage improvements in an area with clay soils, Mead & Hunt delivered a unique solution.

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission calls for increased review of spillways at high hazard dams
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission calls for increased review of spillways at high hazard dams

Recent events brought renewed attention within the FERC to the Potential Failure Modes associated with concrete spillways and unlined spillways.

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Acquisition and execution of federal engineering and construction contracts are changing
Acquisition and execution of federal engineering and construction contracts are changing

My review of the President’s Budget and the USACE Civil Works Budget suggests that acquisition and execution of federal contracts are changing.

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Micropile foundation systems continue to gain popularity
Micropile foundation systems continue to gain popularity

The use of micropile to bolster foundation support has been steadily increasing in North America since the 1980s.

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Cautious implementation of low impact development recommended
Cautious implementation of low impact development recommended

Many communities want the well-publicized benefits of green infrastructure, aka low impact development. However, LID may also have potentially adverse impacts.

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“Times They Are A-Changin” for federal infrastructure projects
“Times They Are A-Changin” for federal infrastructure projects

Architecture and engineering firms must face a significant change if they want to be prepared to help their federal clients.

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Electrical equipment working clearances to help prevent a flashy end
Electrical equipment working clearances to help prevent a flashy end

What are best practices for designing electrical working spaces, so that you avoid catastrophe?

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Addressing iron in your water-wastewater system
Addressing iron in your water-wastewater system

Unpleasant tastes or odors, stains on linens, or rusty slime build-up on plumbing fixtures are just a few of the problems associated with iron and iron bacteria.

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