Sep 05, 2018

2018-2019 Case Book

Based in Green Bay, Wis., Great Lakes TV Seal Inc. has been inspecting, cleaning and repairing underground pipelines for municipalities and industrial applications in Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan since 1984. The company uses a Vactor…
Windsor Elementary School, located in Arlington Heights, Ill., is expanding due to an increase in student enrollment. With the addition of the new facilities, it was necessary to make site infrastructure improvements and provide additional storm water…
With current strict erosion and sediment control regulations, sediment still is the main source of water pollution. Some of the main contributors to sediment pollution are the poor restoration techniques utilized in storm water discharge channels on many…
The main lift station serving the wastewater treatment plant in Morgan’s Point, Texas, continually experienced problems with its three standard non-clog pumps. The pumps frequently clogged when rainfall totals reached or exceeded 2 in. Shop rags, pieces…
The Stewart National Guard Air Base in Newburgh, N.Y., was required to capture initial storm water runoff during every storm event for testing prior to discharge to the publicly owned treatment works. To help minimize storage equipment costs, the design…
Pend Oreille County in New Port, Wash., needed to remove a culvert on Indian Creek that was preventing bull trout from traveling upstream to spawn. The bull trout are a threatened species under the U.S. Endangered Species Act and the stream is considered…
This project's requirements were to meet or exceed the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality storm water permit benchmark for zinc using existing drainage infrastructure and adapting passive filtration methods. The permit requirements were to reduce…
Caltran’s District Three maintenance department determined that a drainage system at the interchange of highways 65 and 70 in Olivehurst, Calif., needed maintenance. The drainage system combines runoff from the roadways into a concrete drainage ditch…
Building a sensory experience while also mitigating Southern Florida’s torrential rainfall was exactly what the architects for the new Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) were looking for. They worked with Invisible Structures and installed a porous gravel-…
Magnolia Plumbing in Laurel, Md., has been fixing underground storm water infrastructure in nearby Montgomery County for many years. As a neighbor to Washington, D.C., and bordered by the Potomac River and the Patuxent River—both major tributaries to the…
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