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Event to discuss dam ownership topics draws a crowd
Event to discuss dam ownership topics draws a crowd

More than 140 Midwestern dam owners, consultants and vendors attended workshops to learn more about surveillance, FERC licensing, dam safety improvement projects and agency staff, amongst other dam-related topics last week.

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Climate change impacts stormwater infrastructure 
Climate change impacts stormwater infrastructure 

Climate change and its impacts on our weather will tax our infrastructure, specifically our stormwater infrastructure.

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Complex dam diversion project addresses safety issues in southeast Oklahoma
Complex dam diversion project addresses safety issues in southeast Oklahoma

We’ve been working on a complex diversion tunnel investigation that involves the structural, geological, mechanical and electrical evaluation of a 44-year-old diversion tunnel and low level outlet facility.

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Improve your aging water system: Where to begin
Improve your aging water system: Where to begin

The first two steps in creating a water system improvement plan are performing a water system hydraulic analysis and developing a capital improvement plan.

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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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