Nov 30, 2020

November/December 2020

I cannot believe it is already time for our November/December issue. What a year it has been. In this issue, we wrap up a challenging year but not before recognizing outstanding industry work. On the following pages, you will find write-ups of our 2020…
In September, Clear Lake City Water Authority completed work on the second phase of Exploration Green, a 178-acre flood control project in Houston. This phase features a 26.2-acre detention pond, 18 acres of natural habitat with wetlands and 1.3 miles of…
It is safe to say that 2020 has been unlike any other. The word “unprecedented” has become a part of every day newspeak. In March, states and other countries mandated stay-at-home orders, travel was halted, and people transitioned to almost all online…
After the Carr Fire in California in 2018, which burned 229,651 acres in Shasta and Trinity counties and destroyed 1,604 structures, the Western Shasta Resource Conservation District got to work on treating the high-severity burned areas. They applied…
Location: Weatherford, Texas Cost: $2 million Size: 15,000 square feet of modular block wall & 100 linear feet of bridge Owner & Manager:: Chad Marbut, PE, City of Weatherford  Designer: Scott Berman, PE, Pacheco Koch   Contractor: Chase…
Location: Pico Rivera, California Cost: $1.9 million Size: 5.2 acres; 11,200 cubic feet of rainwater; 8,800 cubic feet capacity infiltration system Owner: Water Replenishment District Manager: Phuong Watson, PE & Robb Whitaker, PE  Designer: …
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Cost: $2.8 Million Size: 112,883 square feet of various GI and site improvements; 453,024 square feet of urban forest Owner: Milwaukee Public Schools Manager:  Kara Koch, senior project engineer, Stormwater Solutions…
Location: Collingwood, Ontario, Canada Cost: $700,000 Size: Municipal-wide Owners: Town of Collingwood and oarticipating private property owners Manager & Designer: Greenland International - Consulting Engineers Contractor: SafeSump Inc.,…
Location: Carson, California Cost: $18.72 million Size: 13.54 acre-foot system Owner: City of Carson, California Designer: Tetra Tech Contractor: OHL USA Manufacturers: StormTrap, Jensen, KSB, Pratt  A large underground system was installed at…
Location: Wilson, North Carolina Cost:  $1.135 million Size: 15,930 square foot system Owner: City of Wilson, North Carolina Designer: Bartlett Engineering & Surveying Contractor: Fred Smith Co. Manufacturer: StormTrap  Wilson, North Carolina…
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