Fehr Graham awarded for Illinois Engineering Excellence

February 15th, 2017 by

Fehr Graham was awarded two 2017 ACEC-Illinois Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-IL).

Milwaukee unveils plans for stormwater park

February 15th, 2017 by

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is seeking public input on recently unveiled plans for the city’s latest HOME GR/OWN green space on a long-vacant lot.

RJN to assist Buffalo Grove with MWRD compliance

RJN to assist Buffalo Grove with MWRD compliance

January 31st, 2017 by

RJN Group, Inc. announced a new contract with the Village of Buffalo Grove, Ill., for professional engineering and specialty field services to help the village meet short-term program requirements of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Infiltration/Inflow Control Program.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff launches Green Scene blog

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff launches Green Scene blog

January 30th, 2017 by

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff launched Green Scene, a blog dedicated to the latest trends, topics and news on all things associated with water, sustainability and the environment.

ISI recognizes Bluebelt Expansion on Staten Island’s South Shore

ISI recognizes Bluebelt Expansion on Staten Island’s South Shore

January 30th, 2017 by

The New York City Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Design and Construction (DDC) announced that the ongoing $48 million expansion of the Staten Island Bluebelt in the South Shore’s Woodrow area received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s (ISI) Envision Silver Award.

AEC TECH NEWS: XP Solutions releases XPSWMM 2017

AEC TECH NEWS: XP Solutions releases XPSWMM 2017

January 18th, 2017 by

XP Solutions released XPSWMM and XPSTORM version 2017 — hydrodynamic software models for simulating sanitary sewer systems, stormwater systems, rivers, and urban flooding.

USACE revises and renews nationwide permits

USACE revises and renews nationwide permits

January 9th, 2017 by

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017.

NGICP hosts first certification exam

NGICP hosts first certification exam

January 5th, 2017 by

On. Dec. 13, 90 people completed the inaugural National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) exam. These 90 people hope to become the first set of entry-level workers to gain recognition under NGICP.

Unique precast pipe structure helps community park with increased stormwater runoff

Unique precast pipe structure helps community park with increased stormwater runoff

January 4th, 2017 by

Unsettled with the increasing stormwater flowing through the Hanover Township Community Park, in Bethlehem, Pa., the Hanover Township Public Works Department teamed with Oldcastle Precast to devise a unique stormwater solution, using special reinforced concrete pipes, to reconstruct the exiting stormwater structure.

Minnesota DNR seeks to join lawsuit over project to divert Red River

Minnesota DNR seeks to join lawsuit over project to divert Red River

January 3rd, 2017 by

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking a federal judge to allow the agency to join a lawsuit seeking to delay action on a flood diversion project on the Red River. The project as proposed would redirect flows through the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area via a dam and diversion channel system.

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