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California releases guidelines to help agencies compete for water grants
California releases guidelines to help agencies compete for water grants

In 2014, California voters approved Proposition 1 that authorized $7.545 billion in bond obligations to fund various water and ecosystems improvements.

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Treated water affects beer quality
Treated water affects beer quality

Have you ever considered how the minerals in your water affects the taste of your beer?

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Capital Improvement Project Prioritization: How do you decide which projects to fund?
Capital Improvement Project Prioritization: How do you decide which projects to fund?

Municipalities have the arduous job of maintaining an acceptable level of service for public infrastructure, being responsible stewards of taxpayer money and providing long-term sustainability of a community.

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Dams, heroes of a healthy aquatic environment
Dams, heroes of a healthy aquatic environment

Dams and hydroelectric facilities are unsung heroes when it comes to the health of the aquatic environment.

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Pros and cons of dam removal
Pros and cons of dam removal

When the subject of dam removal comes up, where does your mind first take you? The vision that first comes to mind is often distant from the realities and what must be considered.

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The contract is not the finish line
The contract is not the finish line

We hit the ground running with very steep learning curve combined with a huge dedication of time and resources. Read more in The Military Engineer magazine.

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New technology takes complicated dam safety project to the finish line
New technology takes complicated dam safety project to the finish line

New technologies continue to give us valuable tools to investigate and analyze dams, levees, hydroelectric facilities and related infrastructure.

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Non Conduit license exemptions for your hydropower plant
Non Conduit license exemptions for your hydropower plant

What does obtaining an exemption for a small hydroelectric power plant from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission licensing mean to the operation of the plant?

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Snowmelt modeling with data gaps
Snowmelt modeling with data gaps

Modeling snowmelt runoff contributions in a hydrologic rainfall-runoff model is a data-intensive challenge.

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Weather causes scheduling challenges on dam safety project
Weather causes scheduling challenges on dam safety project

Record rainfall in December 2015 might have caused a major snafu, if it hadn’t been for our close relationship with the USACE and quick action to adjust the inspection plan.

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