Supporting Greeley Central High School

Greeley Central High School is known for its tradition of excellence.  Baseline is proud to contribute to it by supporting the Lady Wildcats Tennis Team.  These athletes are working as hard in the classroom as they are on the tennis court.  We look forward to hearing great news from a team that says it’s “engineered to do one more Baseline to net”.… Read more »

Party for Parks Connects Children to Great Outdoors

It’s amazing the average child spends only seven minutes a day outdoors.  What’s even more amazing is that this statistic applies to Colorado, a state where the outdoors is everything!  Due to the benefits outside activity gives to curtailing conditions such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease–and the potential health-care costs associated with them–Jeffco Outdoors Foundation… Read more »

NREL Roundabout Receives ENR Mountain States’ Award

Baseline’s design for NREL’s Moss Street Extension Project, which is now Research Road, received Engineering News-Record Mountain Sates’ 2012 Best Projects (ENR) Award of Merit.  The project was spurred by the need to reduce traffic volumes and increase safety for visitors and more than 1,000 on-campus employees. Research Road consists of approximately a half mile of a… Read more »

Utilities Energy Audits

By Baseline Water/Wastewater Engineering In the water/wastewater industry, the popular “energy audit” is what many companies are doing to promote sustainability, a reduction in carbon footprint, and lower operating costs…but are they being done correctly?  The answer, more often than not, is no.  Many of these companies recommend simply replacing a motor or adding a… Read more »

De-Mystifying ALTA Surveys

By Aaron Demo, PLS Professional Land Surveyors are constantly helping clients understand what they need when they say they need a “survey.”  Surveys can range from Improvement Location Certificates (“ILCs”) to the infamous “ALTA surveys”.  Surveys are generally subject to state and local regulations, but can still vary in dramatic ways.  The ALTA survey is… Read more »

Colorado Floodplain Rules

In an effort to increase public safety and reduce flood losses across the state, the Colorado Water Conservation Board issued new floodplain rules and regulations that became effective on January 14, 2011.  These rules build off of the FEMA rules with the hope to provides uniform standards for regulatory floodplains in Colorado and activities in… Read more »

Bakken and North Dakota Development

As of 2012, North Dakota has overtaken California to become the third-largest U.S. oil-producing state, as fracking technology has boosted shale oil output.  Production has doubled in the three years since 2009. The boom in oil production in the region has also effectively cut the Midwestern state’s unemployment rate to the lowest in the country,… Read more »