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Water Resources in Review: 2018
Water Resources in Review: 2018

As we head further into the new year, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on where the Water Group has been in 2018.

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Redefining Waters of the US
Redefining Waters of the US

When changes to the Waters of the United States are proposed by the federal government, it is important to provide timely information to our clients. A change in a definition becomes a modification in regulation, which leads to project implications.

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Honoring Legacies of Preservation Giants
Honoring Legacies of Preservation Giants

Historic preservation and post-World War II architecture have changed rapidly in recent decades. Still, certain things remain the same: the ideals we hold today often stem from those designers and practitioners who came before us.

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It’s Official: FERC Final Rule Issued to Eliminate FERC Form 80 Recreation Report Requirement
It’s Official: FERC Final Rule Issued to Eliminate FERC Form 80 Recreation Report Requirement

As I originally reported in July, on May 17, 2018 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to eliminate Section 8.11, which would remove the requirement to file a Form 80 report every six years.

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2 is better than 1: strategies for a successful partnership
2 is better than 1: strategies for a successful partnership

The experience needed to meet client requirements means it can be difficult for a single firm to check every box. To solve this problem, Mead & Hunt looked to forming successful partnerships.

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The Future of Reclaimed Water for the Dairy Production Industry
The Future of Reclaimed Water for the Dairy Production Industry

Reclaimed or reused water, which is wastewater that gets recycled and diverted for another use before it moves out of the facility as wastewater, has recently been on the rise in all industries—including the dairy industry. This rise can be attributed to a number of factors.

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Emergency action planning is boring… until you have an emergency
Emergency action planning is boring… until you have an emergency

If you operate a FERC-licensed hydropower project you must develop and maintain an EAP. Do you know if your plan work when you need it?

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Postwar architecture study receives California Governor’s Award
Postwar architecture study receives California Governor’s Award

Sacramento’s study of historic mid-century modern architecture received the California Governor’s Historic Preservation Award for 2018.

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Strong finish to a very challenging dam design project
Strong finish to a very challenging dam design project

Dam closure system engineering design at Broken Bow and Hugo Lakes nears completion

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Congress recognizes impact of maintenance costs at hydropower facilities
Congress recognizes impact of maintenance costs at hydropower facilities

American’s Water Infrastructure Act 2018 includes changes to dam license term determinations

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