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Ecobot, founded by Jeremy Schewe and Lee Lance, is a wetland delineation app that streamlines data input, provides data lookups and generates U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) wetland delineation reports.  The idea for Ecobot came to Schewe about…
In February, I attended my first IECA Conference. It was my first official storm water and erosion control show, besides the one SWS hosted in November, and I learned a lot. So while I could go on and on about all the lessons and tidbits I learned about…
We have a lot in common with plants. Consider this–we both need dirt. Your life depends on it because your body is made of the nutrients you consume. Whether eating meat or a plant-based diet, all animals depend on harvesting the nutrients that plants…
The Gravely Community and Arundel Rivers Federation are restoring 3,400 linear feet of the South River tributary near Annapolis, Maryland. The goals are to improve water quality by providing treatment with a Step Pool Storm Conveyance System to reconnect…
The recent restoration of a 2.2-mile section of historic McGregor Boulevard in the city of Fort Myers, Florida, finally gave residents the long-awaited relief to congestion problems plaguing the area for years. Most Fort Myers residents have been…
The Cedar River Flood Control System (CRFCS) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, did not start out as complicated, but it is. Launched in 2015, the 20-year, $750 million construction project involves building permanent flood walls, removable walls, levees and gates…
Referred to as Mile Square City, the densely populated metropolis of Hoboken has a history of flooding because of its low-lying location on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River. Since purchasing and taking control of the sewer lines within the city in…
There are few industries today that do not feel the pressure to create more sustainable processes and products. Investors, regulators and the general public are calling for us to innovate in ways that improve environmental outcomes and allow communities…
Tire Derived Aggregate, also known as TDA, is a sustainable lightweight aggregate that has at least 10 beneficial civil engineering properties. When designed and installed properly, TDA can be part of the solution to different issues we all face in…
According to the 2019 Green Industry Benchmark Report, green industry companies are struggling to find employees despite their growing businesses. Nearly 92% of respondents said it is difficult to find good employees, and nearly 74% plan to raise prices…
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