Tag: erosion control

Water quality protection has a positive trickle-down effect

2016 photo of the old culvert that had two circular pipes with a total diameter of 36 inches. Pictured are Rifat Salim (left) and...
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Sea level rise requires new forms of decision making

U.S. cities facing sea level rise need to look beyond traditional strategies for managing issues such as critical erosion and coastal squeeze, according to new research from Lund University. Civil society initiatives must now play a crucial role in adapting society to climate change, the study argues.

Erosion Control Technology Council celebrates 25 years

The Erosion Control Technology Council was created in 1992 to assist agencies, engineers, designers, contractors and other entities in the proper application, installation and specification of erosion and sediment control technologies.

Large RCP pipe used to reconstruct stormwater outfalls for post-Hurricane Sandy resiliency project

A comprehensive resiliency plan to reduce risk from storm damage on the New Jersey shore included pumping 1.4 million cubic yards of sand on 1.6 miles of beach in Elberon and Deal, N.J., as well as modification to six stormwater outfalls and two groins.

USACE Mobile District reselects CH2M to deliver inland design and coastal solutions

The Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reselected CH2M to provide planning and design services for their civil works program.

Chesapeake Bay report card shows steady recovery

The overall health of Chesapeake Bay improved in 2016, a positive sign that recovery efforts are working.

Western Excelsior Corp. acquires North American Green from Tensar

Western Excelsior Corporation entered into an agreement to acquire North American Green, effective March 31, 2017.

DEP approves Pennsylvania pipeline project permits

After extensive review, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) approved the permit applications from Sunoco Pipeline LP for the PA Pipeline Project/Mariner East 2 pipeline project.

Civil engineering design for green building

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