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L39 Lift Station Design and Construction
HR Green is providing preliminary design, final design, permitting, and certain construction phase services for several MCES projects in the City of Mound. The projects include demolition of an existing wastewater treatment plant; a new gravity interceptor; a new lift station L38 and a new West Maintenance Facility.
Collection System Improvements
In the spring of 2015, portions of the City of Liberty flooded, revealing extensive problems with infiltration and inflow in the City’s collection system. The City had struggled to address needs and develop plans for the maintenance of their sanitary sewer collection system, and they sought a cost-effective way to identify problem locations and help in planning future operations and maintenance work.
Pump Station Replacement in the City of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD
HR Green has worked with the City of Sioux Falls on design and construction of several lift stations and even eliminations of other lift stations. These projects improve maintenance access, functionality, standby power, and safety, and to provide for future growth of the city.
McHenry Wastewater Treatment Facility Central Pump Station
HR Green has completed several projects over the past twelve years evaluating and upgrading the City of McHenry’s Central Plant, South Plant, and Sanitary Sewer System. Since 2007 this work has been leading up to the elimination of the aging Central Plant.
Property Maintenance Code Compliance Inspection Program
A web map for mobile devices was developed allowing inspectors to enter location of code violations, categorize and record specific information about each violation, and take photographs for GIS implementation.
Northwestern University – Campus Site Survey
Northwestern University required the completion of a campus site survey that would advance the geospatial data activities already underway by its Facilities Department and campus staff. Having completed similar asset management projects for the University of Iowa and South Dakota State University, HR Green was awarded the project. HR Green set up a Geographic Information
Ottumwa Brownfields Redevelopment Project
Environmental investigations allowed the City of Ottumwa to clear several critical properties for reinvestment. HR Green’s innovative GIS prioritization tool was able to identify parcels with known environmental risks that also exhibit strong characteristics for successful development.
Sanitary Sewer I&I Project
The City of Davenport contracted with HR Green to perform an inflow and infiltration (I&I) study and recommend projects for the removal of stormwater from the system.
Utilities GIS Services
HR Green prioritized improvements for the city’s water distribution system later adding stormwater and sanitary sewer utilities into the GIS database, along with a myriad of other improvements.
Sanitary Sewer System GIS Asset Inventory and Hydraulic Modeling
While an updated GIS for the City’s sanitary system was not the primary deliverable, the asset inventory GIS is a significant value-added resource that Indianola can use to aid in operations and prioritizing system improvements going forward.
Viewshed Analysis for Conservation Zoning
HR Green scientists and planners used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to digitize dozens of important vantage points in and around Marquette.
2017-2018 On-Call Stormwater Engineering Services
Jefferson County, MO
As the primary Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) permit holder with several communities as co-permittees, Jefferson County is required to have a Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) for pollution prevention. HR Green was retained to address Illicit discharge detection and elimination.
The City of Oskaloosa has turned to HR Green on several occasions in recent years to execute community projects. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has played a critical role throughout.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Connections to Transit Study
Metropolitan Council, MN
HR Green planners and GIS specialists devised a method to rank bus stops in Metropolitan Council communities based on improvement needs. Data was gathered from partnering communities, public sources, and field data collected by HR Green staff.
Illiana Corridor Tier I & II EIS
Will and Kankakee Counties, IL and Lake County, IN
HR Green served as a sub-consultant for the Tier One EIS and the Tier Two EIS. The four main roles served by HR Green for Tier One included data collection, conceptual level design and cost analysis, public involvement and environmental analysis. GIS was central to the data collection and environmental analysis components.
Iowa DOT – Asset Data Collection
The NE 36th Street Reconstruction, I-35 Interchange to NE Delaware Avenue, Construction Phase Services project was initiated in February 2012 with the City of Ankeny. The interchange project was substantially completed in November 2012. Iowa DOT requested HR Green complete a GIS asset inventory of the new interchange as part of a pilot project for the Iowa DOT’s asset management initiative.
Kehrs Mill Road Entrance Monument
MoDOT and the St. Louis County Transportation Department collaborated on the reconstruction of the Long Road, Wild Horse Creek Road, Kehrs Mill Road intersection project in 2012. Resulting from the public involvement phase of this project, the residents along Wild Horse Creek and Kehrs Mill successfully lobbied for beautification of the intersection.
WRA Ankeny Pump Station Improvements
The Des Moines Wastewater Reclamation Authority (WRA) took over operation of the City of Ankeny’s wastewater treatment facilities to provide a connection point to the WRA’s interceptor system and provide equalization and pumping for peak, wet-weather conditions.
Sanitary Lift Stations, Storm Pump Stations, and SCADA System Upgrades
Over the past 8 years, HR Green has worked with the City of Minneapolis on rehabilitation and standardization of 9 sanitary lift stations and 23 stormwater pump stations. The rehabilitation and standardization process started with separate engineering studies of the existing sanitary lift stations and existing stormwater pump stations. The studies focused on establishing reliability
The Former Wonder Bread Factory is Transformed into a New Brewery
The former Wonder Bread factory located in downtown Waterloo, Iowa, shuttered its operations in November 2012 amidst bankruptcy proceedings. Built in 1927, the vacant building occupied an entire block within the community’s urban core adjacent to numerous public facilities including the library, hockey arena, children’s museum, and public market. City officials immediately worked with several key stakeholders, including the historic preservation committee and Main Street Waterloo, to identify a potential re-use for the 0.94-acre site; however, contamination concerns created anxieties for potential investors.
HR Green Announcements
October 4, 2019
Success—and an ever-expanding nationwide client roster—has seen HR Green continue to grow significantly over the past few years. And with success comes change. Today the company announced that it has expanded and opened an additional location in Frisco, Texas, part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. “We are constantly striving to exceed the expectations of our
July 24, 2019
Rollin’ into Nola! HR Green’s Des Moines office, along with friends and family, had a great time helping the City of Indianola host bike riders during RAGBRAI! RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) is a non-competitive, 7-day bicycle ride organized by The Des Moines Register, which goes across the state of Iowa from
May 16, 2019
HR Green has been honored with an Engineering Achievement Award for a project in Clive, IA Iowa. The American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa (ACEC Iowa) presented the Engineering Excellence Awards at an event on March 14.
April 30, 2019
HR Green is pleased to announce that Verne Jacobsen, PE has joined the firm’s St. Paul, Minnesota office as Senior Engineer for the Water business line.