Insights: Water

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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It’s an interesting time to be a stormwater engineer
It’s an interesting time to be a stormwater engineer

As our water quality continues to change, the way we manage water must evolve as well. New technologies and tools offer engineers exciting new challenges.

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To protect your water utility investment, focus on distribution systems
To protect your water utility investment, focus on distribution systems

Managing distribution system water quality is about providing clients with the best possible product.

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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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Are general permits the right way to reduce nutrient discharge?
Are general permits the right way to reduce nutrient discharge?

The Washington Department of Ecology is moving toward implementing nutrient limits in wastewater plant permits.

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To improve water quality, focus on the source!
To improve water quality, focus on the source!

Water Environment Federation made a recent announcement that stormwater infrastructure will soon receive a national report card.

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