June 23, 2016

I haven’t been writing blogs lately because I’ve been busy saving the world from alien invasion. Now that humanity’s future has been secured, but forever altered, I’d like to explore the leadership qualities of my…Read More >>

Traffic WEB FEAT
June 23, 2016

June is the 60th anniversary of the signing of the landmark legislation that established the United States Interstate Highway system. Now known as the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, the…Read More >>

light bulb WEB FEAT
June 23, 2016

This is the last of three posts on innovation and creativity by Brent Darnell, Aff.M.ASCE, president and owner of Atlanta-based Brent Darnell International. For more information, email brent@brentdarnell.com or visit brentdarnell.com. In the first post in this…Read More >>

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The Haddad family - Kristel, Max, and Serge.
June 17, 2016

So far so good for Serge Haddad on this whole fatherhood thing. Haddad, P.E., M.ASCE, has enjoyed a busy professional life – manager of the Water Recycling Policy Group for the Los Angeles Department of…Read More >>

June 16, 2016

I don’t have a right or wrong answer to this question, because the answer depends on a few key items. However, I will try to give you some tools and information that you can use…Read More >>

graduates
June 14, 2016

This letter, from a father to a son, was written by professional engineer Bob Breeze upon his son’s graduation as a mechanical engineer. The letter was published in a collection entitled, Letters to Young Engineers,…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure
August 25, 2016

Today marks the 100th anniversary of an American treasure: the National Park Service (NPS). With 412 areas covering more than 84 million acres, located in every state, the National Park System includes national parks, monuments, battlefields, military parks, historical parks and sites, lakeshores, seashores, recreation areas, scenic rivers and trails, and the White House. In...

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August 19, 2016

According to the Chicago Tribune, Americans spent about $15 billion in fares on public transit in 2014. Public transit use has been steadily growing over the past few decades, with ridership increasing by nearly 39 percent since 1995. Yet, according to a recent article in Forbes, more and more people are losing confidence in public...

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August 17, 2016

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a new report surveying the progress the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have made carrying out the National Levee Safety Program. The conclusion: the Agencies “have made little progress in implementing key national levee-safety-related activities required in the Water Resources Reform and Development...

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August 16, 2016

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in full swing, water quality is at the forefront of viewers’ minds. Obstacles of polluted water, trash and pollution-related illness are hindering the Olympic games and remind us all of how critical clean water and effective water treatment is to the health and welfare of society. In contrast to Brazil,...

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