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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.
Master Contract Comprehensive Services – MCES
HR Green managed the design and is involved in the construction of the new L27 lift station in Hopkins, MN that has 4 vertical centrifugal pumps with a capacity of 6.3 MGD.
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.
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.
Construction Plan Review & Inspection Services
Village of New Lenox, IL
HR Green ICC certified staff performs building plan review and inspections during the construction phases of the Villages improvement projects.
Shorewood Building & Code Services
Village of Shorewood, IL
The Village of Shorewood currently uses HR Green to provide plan review, building inspection services, and plumbing inspection services associated with residential, commercial building, and construction, within the Village of Shorewood, Illinois.
Brownfield Assessment Grant Assess Environmental Impacts of Underutilized Properties in Antioch
The Village of Antioch is a community of just over 14,000 residents located within the Chicago metropolitan area in northeastern Illinois. Along its main corridor of Illinois Route 83 (IL 83), many businesses either closed or moved resulting in the environmental and economic decline of the community’s urban core and central business district.
City of Jurupa Valley, CA
The City of Jurupa Valley, California, was allotted four weeks to complete a mandatory clean-up of at least 80% of its 1,039 stormwater inlets. This activity was mandated to meet guidelines established by the Clean Water Act’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program.
September 17, 2019 — September 18, 2019
IRWA Fall Conference Okoboji
September 17, 2019 — September 17, 2019
University of Minnesota Engineering Career Fair
September 18, 2019 — September 20, 2019
SDA Annual Conference
September 18, 2019 — September 18, 2019
Iowa State University Engineering Career Fair
HR Green Announcements
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
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.
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.
HR Green Pacific, Inc. (HR Green) is pleased to announce that Gary C. Yeo has joined the firm’s Corona, California office as a group leader in the Governmental Services business line for Construction Observation.