Dixon’s Wastewater Treatment Facility Earns Envision Silver Award from Institute for Sustainable...
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What Is Environmental Engineering Anyway?
Ever since humanity first decided to stop wandering through the wilderness in order to create a more permanent, stationary civilization we have engineered the land to suit our needs. From the construction of aqueducts and canals to the building of bridges, we have manipulated the world around us in order to provide the communities we …
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community’s safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility 1. There are several categories of fire extinguishers on the market, with different ratings intended for different uses. For example, some are rated for electrical fires (Class C), while others are intended for grease fires (Class K) Water extinguishers (APW extinguishers) should never be used on an electrical room or a grease fire, but are the…
How Can Engineers and Architects Impact Climate Change?
It keeps getting hotter and many people are unsure why. Global warming is in full effect; here's how engineers and architects can impact the climate change.
4 reasons you should absolutely keep an eye on Computer Vision
Computer Vision is a way for a machines to recognize, understand and interact with a picture, 3D objects, or videos. Here are 4 cool applications of CV.
How the Tree Outside Your Window Helps You Save Money
New study highlights the energy-saving benefits of city trees.
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
Should Bleach Be Used To Kill Mold? “Killing mold, but leaving the residue in place, is not acceptable. Since many health impacts can be triggered by exposure to both live and dead mold spore…
Meet Greg Shearer, PE, CISEC! Greg is a Project Engineer in R&M’s Construction Administration Department and has been with the firm for eight years. He has nine years of experience serving as project engineer, office engineer, paving inspector, grade inspector and SWPPP inspector on airport, roadway, bridge and marine construction projects for DOT&PF and other public clients Greg is currently working on Phase I of the Seward Marine Industrial Center Improvements, where he is providing onsite inspections and materials testing for the upgrades to the harbor facilities. He is also currently assisting with the construction administration of the Chignik Public Dock Project for DOT&PF. He is responsible for ensuring materials and work incorporated into the facility…
Valley dams have engineers brimming with confidence
The crisis at the Oroville Dam and its spillways has some people in the Valley a little scared about dangers at our dams.
2017 Rising Stars
Civil+Structural Engineer recognizes exceptional professionals 40 years old or younger.