Tag Archive: Engineering

/News---Info/Blog/March-2015/Trouble-with-Total-Nitrogen--Contact-the-Local-Bre Matthew Castillo
What makes wastewater "bugs" happy? Beer! Well not exactly, but it turns out that a beer brewing byproduct, weak wort, is a great supplemental carbon source for denitrifiers. 

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/News---Info/Blog/March-2015/Current-Trends-in-the-Construction-Industry Michael J. Statz, PE
The construction industry is on the rebound in a post-recession environment, as evidenced by an unemployment rate of 8.9 percent, an 11 percent decrease since 2010. The positive trend should continue.

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/News---Info/Blog/March-2015/How-Neighborhood-Parks-Have-Changed Andrew Bremer, AICP
Neighborhood and school playgrounds have changed dramatically since they were first introduced in the 20th century. Playgrounds are now a responsibility for local governments, making safety a priority when civil engineers and urban planners are designing. Not only do parks and playgrounds help people find recreation and leisure in the community, they revitalize neighborhoods.

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/News---Info/Blog/January-2015/How-will-Drones-Change-Surveying Steve Schmidt, PLS
Technology has introduced yet another smart machine to the land surveying sector—drones, also called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). This pilotless aircraft has opened a whole new world of possibilities and opportunities for civil engineering professionals. 

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/News---Info/Blog/December-2014/How-Infrastructure-is-Affected-by-Climate Leah Rhodes, PE
Extreme climatic conditions and ever-changing weather patterns have been affecting our life on earth in more than one way. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), climate change can lead to operational disruptions and the deterioration of public assets. This is important to note, since transportation infrastructure forms the backbone of any economy.

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