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Underground tunneling reduces disruptions By Jodie Hartnell Prior to 2016, the busy Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) had “No enterprise GIS, no GIS software, and...

Stormwater Control Lessons in the Age of More Extreme Weather

Debris Removal, Repair and Mitigation of Drainage System Damages, and FEMA Funding By Matthew Burnette Water is a cornerstone of life and commerce as well as...

FLOOD PROTECTION PRODUCTS EVOLVE FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS IN THE AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE SANDY

By Gene Kennedy, President of Savannah Trims; Riviera Beach, Florida As super storms become more the norm than the exception, municipalities are well under way...

Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Approaches Meet Community Treatment and Large Commercial System Demands

By Dennis F. Hallahan, PE and Donald Prince Introduction Two general methods are considered for wastewater treatment planning and design: centralized and decentralized models. As environmental...

Puerto Rico: Earthquake Disaster at a Cross Road

H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E. The Caribbean sun is beating down. Sweat is falling from my forehead. As I walk through the Ponce heritage...

Hurricanes Expected to Worsen in Next Decade; Coastal Residents Must Act Now

As 2019 comes to a close it marks the end of a decade, as well as the end to this year’s devastating hurricane season....

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill requiring disaster recovery funds adhere to latest codes

Funding also provided to train code officials and the construction industry in the latest codes Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the...

Woolpert Hiring and Deploying Engineers, Architects, Project Managers to Disaster Recovery Sites Under FEMA...

Dayton, Ohio — Woolpert is hiring and deploying engineers, architects, project managers, and related professional and technical services personnel to aid in recovery efforts under a Federal...

Take part in keeping communities safe with Building Safety Month

Join a wide variety of public and private organizations this May to create safer communities worldwide Washington, D.C. – This May, the International Code Council will...

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