Insights: Energy

Regulatory deadlines lurking around the corner: California’s dam owners work hard to meet 2017 dam safety deadlines
Regulatory deadlines lurking around the corner: California’s dam owners work hard to meet 2017 dam safety deadlines

If you own a “Significant” hazard dam in California, time is short to get your map approved before the EAP submittal deadline.

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Better hydropower security with GIS
Better hydropower security with GIS

As physical and cyber security systems and regulatory requirements get more sophisticated, how do you keep track of all the parts and pieces?

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Engaging with Government to improve our profession
Engaging with Government to improve our profession

Industry-Government-Engagement is about sharing knowledge and best practices and collaborating on issues to solve problems and reach consensus.

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As a professional engineer, why serve on the boards of non-profits?
As a professional engineer, why serve on the boards of non-profits?

Volunteering on the board of non-profits allows us to widen our view as engineers so that we can use our abilities to better our world.

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Quick status update: EPA proposed rule changes could benefit licensees
Quick status update: EPA proposed rule changes could benefit licensees

Rule changes have been proposed by the EPA in their notice of proposed rulemaking, which clarifies the procedures under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act.

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Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: what’s the difference?
Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: what’s the difference?

Both quality assurance and quality control are a vital part of long-term project success, so knowing the differences between them is important.

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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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