By John McLain, PE The Water Innovations Alliance (WIA) recently completed an assessment of the state of the U.S. water infrastructure, which was given an overall grade of D- by the American Society of Civil Engineers in its most recent infrastructure report card. Underlying that nearly failing grade, WIA produced some startling statistics in a recent newsletter… Read more »
By Noah Nemmers, PE As pavement technology continues to change and advance, a major emphasis is being put on environmental stewardship. Highway administration’s efforts are increasingly aimed at the industry’s overall use of recycled materials, environmental and ecological constrains, as well as the Long-Term Pavement Performance. Better determining the current condition of the country’s pavements… Read more »
By Chris Rundall, PE In the state of Colorado, where our offices are headquartered, there is constant concern over snowpack levels and reservoir fill. Because snowfall in the Rockies provides the main source of water for the state’s reservoirs, we keep a close eye on annual percentages and averages. Currently, the statewide snow pack is… Read more »
By Rick Behning, PE Billions of dollars have been earmarked to be spent in the Niobrara Shale in Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming. According to an article published January 4 in The Coloradoan: “The Niobrara shale spreads across northeast Colorado, but it’s only about 400 feet thick and thousands of feet underground. Because the shale is so thin,… Read more »
No matter who you are, this is impressive. 105′ bridge girders installed today with a huge crane with 400′ telescoping boom!
Looks pretty good with PLS after his name. Get ready for your registration bonus check. You have earned it.
Baseline is helping the City of Benkelman, Nebraska, solve its source water-quality problems. We’ve installed the uranium skid below. Now it’s time to hook everything up and start pumping treated water!
Uranium treatment vessels soon.
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Here’s the latest site picture from our Benkelman project —