State Street Reconstruction | Madison, WI

Topic: Water

/News---Info/Blog/August-2015/How-City-Planners-can-Prepare-for-Large-Storms Eric Thompson, PE, CFM
Midwest cities, like Madison, Wisconsin, get their fair share of precipitation each year. Wisconsin’s capital city averaged 38.98 inches of precipitation in 2014, which is 8.34 inches more than 2013. Increasing rainfall amounts are not anomalous to Madison, but are now anticipated with greater frequency across the Upper Midwest – along with increases in rainfall intensity.  

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/News---Info/Blog/July-2015/GIS-technique-helps-solve-sewer-system-challenges Todd Halvorson, GISP
Combine an aging sewer infrastructure constructed in bedrock along with rising water tables and you may have significant inflow and infiltration in your sewer system. See how this Minnesota city used GIS spatial technology to quickly identify property owners affected by poor water lateral conditions.
 

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/News---Info/Blog/July-2015/Stormwater-Innovations-Mean-Something Stephanie Brown, AICP
Large amounts of impervious area associated with modern cityscapes prevent water from soaking into the ground as easily as it does in natural environments. Therefore, extra measures need to be taken to restore a watersheds infiltration capacity. Some of these innovations include rooftop gardens, bioretention gardens and permeable pavements. 

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/News---Info/Blog/June-2015/Water-Conservation Rob Uphoff, PE
There are only so many events you can predict when you're making decisions for your city or town. One of those areas that’s climbing the list of importance is water conservation, which needs your attention today so you can avoid shortages tomorrow. 

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/News---Info/Blog/June-2015/What-are-Sustainable-Greenway-Drainage-Systems- Eric Thompson, PE, CFM
Flooding can be the devastating result of heavy or prolonged rainfalls, or the cumulative effect of a long period of smaller rainfall events. While most news coverage focuses on the catastrophic events like the torrential rain that caused a breach in Lake Delton, Wisconsin, both types of flooding events can cause substantial damage.
 

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