Insights: Municipal

Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative
Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative

It is everyone’s responsibility to respond to climate change, because this will affect everybody—now and for generations to come. We are and will remain actively engaged in integrating climate change mitigation strategies into our planning, engineering, and architecture practice.

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Keeping a pulse on stormwater trends: the future is GSI
Keeping a pulse on stormwater trends: the future is GSI

Green infrastructure practices continue to gain ground, leading to code modifications, new maintenance practices, and community support—along with healthier, livable communities and environs.

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How better water and wastewater treatment is changing the mining industry
How better water and wastewater treatment is changing the mining industry

Understanding how water and wastewater is treated in the mining industry can go a long way toward mitigating public concerns.

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Levees: are they ready for the next flood?
Levees: are they ready for the next flood?

When floods occur, the consequences for communities can be devastating. Mead & Hunt strives to promote resiliency and reliability in our crucial levee systems, so we can be better prepared in the future.

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How we create a quality FOG Abatement Program
How we create a quality FOG Abatement Program

Fats, oils and greases (FOGs) cause backups and interrupt the flow of sanitary waste streams in the sewers. A well-planned FOG Abatement Program can help mitigate these adverse effects.

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#Sustainnovation saves energy in the wastewater world
#Sustainnovation saves energy in the wastewater world

When it comes to energy consumption in the water treatment industry, sustainable innovation is thriving. Mead & Hunt is committed to remaining on the cutting edge of sustainable wastewater treatment for our clients and our communities.

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Growing through diversity
Growing through diversity

I look forward to the Women Leading Water symposium to network and share experiences with my fellow women engineers. Each year I leave the day feeling empowered, full of new knowledge, more optimistic about the future, and eager to share.

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Use contract documents to reduce risk and cost
Use contract documents to reduce risk and cost

Risk and cost control begins during the project planning stage and doesn’t end until a project is complete and in service. But successfully bringing the project to completion, without change orders, goes beyond assessing common factors.

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Life-cycle PFAS management strategies: what can you do now?
Life-cycle PFAS management strategies: what can you do now?

Because of the widespread use and persistence of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances(PFAS) in the environment, actions issued by the USEPA’s “PFAS Action Plan” have the potential to impact a variety of industries.

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Good QAQC keeps projects out of trouble
Good QAQC keeps projects out of trouble

Nobody wants to have to deal with additional problems requiring more time, money—or worse. Avoiding these types of situations requires thoughtful planning and effort by the project manager and team members alike through a robust Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) Program.

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