May 16, 2022

May/June 2022

Spring tends to signify growth and new beginnings, and though you’re reading this as spring comes to a close, I am writing it mid-April when a spring storm is rolling its way through Chicago. It is a season of change for sure. The snow is gone and the…
When Marc Theisen entered the industry, he said erosion control measures were an afterthought. It was before the U.S. EPA had issued NPDES Phase I permitting, but even then, Theisen knew he wanted to be  part of it. Theisen, vice president of Business…
Andres Rivas Official Title: Lead Engineer Company Name: ParkUSA Age: 31 What are your professional certifications and education? Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering, Master of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Portland…
Rainwater. Storm water. Wastewater. Unmanaged, they can endanger waterways, groundwater and add to water shortages. There is no simple solution, but what is clear is that the trajectory of diminishing clean water supplies can only be reversed if we…
Technology continues to improve, and is keeping many industries on their toes, forcing them to pivot and adapt. The death of the 3G cellular network creates opportunities for equipment upgrades to the 4G and 5G networks delivering faster speeds and more…
Have you ever considered existing vegetation on your project site to be of value for an upcoming development project? While it is not indicative of typical interurban development, let’s take a closer look at what value a site’s existing vegetation has to…
During the  years I’ve spent in storm water management, we’ve devoted most resources to managing the storm water runoff created by new development. This is critical given the prevalence of watersheds that are already impaired or at risk of impairment.…
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