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ASCE/EWRI organized a USA pavilion in France
September 11, 2013

The World Water Council’s Board of Governors recently appointed 2 distinguished ASCE/EWRI members to the highly influential World Water Forum Regional and Thematic Commissions. These appointments position ASCE/EWRI to participate in framing the key overarching…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

September 6, 2013

…your alma mater profiles your “successful career”. I suppose I’ve done alright, but day to day challenges and hard work really don’t leave much time for gushing reflection. You can read my University of Michigan…Read More >>

ASCE News

September 4, 2013

I would like to invite you to watch the lastest Insights podcast episode featuring ASCE Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel Thomas Smith III, CAE, M.ASCE. Tom strongly believes that it is the obligation of…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

August 31, 2013

Remember what it felt like to get called into the principal’s office. The anxiety is the same when it happens unannounced at work. I was called in recently because the project I manage had low…Read More >>

ASCE News

August 31, 2013

At the ASCE Board of Direction meeting in Traverse City, Michigan, July 12-13, the board approved a fiscal 2014 operating budget that provides funding for the Society’s 3 strategic initiatives – sustainability, infrastructure, and Raise…Read More >>

ASCE News

August 30, 2013

In a commitment to increase sustainability at the Society’s headquarters building in Reston, Virginia, the ASCE Foundation, the building’s owner, pursued the prestigious LEED Gold Certification rating, and on August 28, the U.S. Green Building…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

August 21, 2015

In these last weeks of August, while Congress is on recess, there has been a great deal of dialogue and action among states regarding their need to fund their local transportation needs. This week, AP released an article expressing states’ reactions to the lack of federal funding for state transportation projects. Several states are taking...

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Save America's Infrastructure

August 19, 2015

The United States has more than two million miles of paved roads. Maintenance is a continual issue for local and state transportation agencies, but new pavements being developed are more sustainable, less costly, and yield other benefits such as capturing stormwater runoff. There are several innovative pavement types that are gaining traction, including: Porous pavements:...

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Save America's Infrastructure

August 14, 2015

Football season has unofficially launched, and hopefully from now on punts will remain on the field and outside of Congress. While Congress is back home for summer recess, many states are expressing their opinions about the lack of federal funding as more infrastructure needs rise to the surface. In Nebraska, Senator Deb Fischer and Transportation...

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Save America's Infrastructure

August 13, 2015

State legislators from around the country were in Seattle last week for the annual National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Legislative Summit.  Approximately 5,000 state legislators, legislative staffers, federal officials and others attended the meeting to gain invaluable knowledge from experts and fellow legislators to take back to their respective states. Attendees participated in an...

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