Insights: Water

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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When innovation in stormwater design pays off
When innovation in stormwater design pays off

Balancing research and experience with a boldness to take a chance on a new approach can result in positive outcomes that shape the future.

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Arc Flash analysis can prevent catastrophe
Arc Flash analysis can prevent catastrophe

An arc flash explosion can damage equipment or worse cost human lives. It is crucial to follow safety procedures to protect everyone involved.

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Combined 1D/2D modeling can support Emergency Action Planning
Combined 1D/2D modeling can support Emergency Action Planning

Using combined 1D/2D modeling in support of Emergency Action Planning can provide cost-effective, accurate results.

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Top 4 traits of successful Owners Dam Safety Programs
Top 4 traits of successful Owners Dam Safety Programs

If your Owners Dam Safety Program is used as a compliance program, you should rethink the risks you are taking and revise your plan to minimize them.

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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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Does FERC still require recreation monitoring?
Does FERC still require recreation monitoring?

Since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Form 80 has been eliminated, under what circumstances does recreation use monitoring still need to occur?

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Quality Control for contractors: lessons learned from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers training
Quality Control for contractors: lessons learned from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers training

Quality doesn’t just happen. It must be carefully planned into every project, from inception through design and construction.

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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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