HR Green provides water, wastewater, water resources, and biogas energy consulting to meet the needs of communities and private clients. From feasibility studies through construction phase services, we help clients achieve reliable, cost-effective, and innovative solutions to their water needs.
The efficient, responsible use of water and the protection of its quality have been key services since our inception. Safe drinking water, clean rivers and flood protection are the goals we achieve for our clients.More
Our water professional staff is nearly 100 members strong in offices across the nation. These professionals work with clients to understand challenges from the client’s perspective and define the right solutions to meet those needs. We understand that schedules and project budgets are of the utmost importance to our clients and pay attention to the business aspects of each water-related challenge, protecting the interests of the public and our clients within established timeframes and budgets.
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.
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
Hopkins Area Lift Station Improvements
This project consists of a new lift station and associated gravity and force main interceptors that will allow phase-out of the existing L27 lift station. HR Green began detailed design work when a site had been selected in Oakes Park in Hopkins.
Elevated Water Storage Tank
The City of Keokuk is located in southeast Iowa along the Mississippi River. Keokuk Municipal Water Works currently operates a water treatment plant with an average daily demand of 12 to 14 MGD. The source of the water is the Mississippi River. A large percentage of water consumption comes from industrial users. In particular, the
Winona Drive Lift Station and Sewer Main
The purpose of the lift station and sewer main project was to eliminate an existing siphon under Vince Bayou and to reduce the flow to the existing West Pitts Lift Station to more effectively convey the wastewater flow from the service area.
Camp Creek Stream Bank Restoration
Des Moines, IA
The project addressed erosion along nearly 1,000 feet of stream bank using bio-engineered methods.
Menlo Elevated Water Tower Refurbishing
Sioux Falls, SD
HR Green provided design and construction observation services for the recoating of the 1.5 million gallon spheroid water tower at Menlo Park.
Flood Control System
Cedar Rapids, IA
The Cedar Rapids City Council approved a program management and engineering contract with HR Green to perform design work on the City’s $570 million flood-protection project.
Dry Creek Restoration
Fort Madison, IA
Following damage sustained during high flow events in the spring of 2013, a stream assessment concluded that ongoing stream bank erosion and failure in the lower reaches required repair.
Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District
The Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District (IGLSD) intercepts the wastewater from seven Iowa cities (Spirit Lake, Arnolds Park, Okoboji, West Okoboji, Wahpeton and Milford) and the unincorporated areas in the region around the Iowa Great Lakes in Northwest Iowa.
East and West Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
HR Green provided bidding and construction phase services to the City of Cleveland, Texas for their East and West Wastewater Treatment Plant modifications project.
Detention Basin Retrofits
St. Peters, MO
In 2012, the City of St. Peters began a comprehensive citywide stormwater management program (SMP) aimed at preserving natural habitat, flood mitigation, creek bank stabilization and detention basin rehabilitation/retrofit, all with the goal of reducing property losses and pollution, and increasing water quality.
Gillette Street Outfall
Midtown and Montrose, one of the earliest sections of Houston to be developed, currently lacks a storm sewer system that is sufficient enough for the densely populated area.
Aquifer Testing and Well Field Development
Fort Madison, Iowa
The City of Fort Madison desired improvements and expansion of its existing water supply and treatment facilities. Groundwater from the Mississippi River alluvial aquifer was the preferred option to supply 6.0 MGD, which could increase ultimately to 9.0 MGD. HR Green conducted preliminary research of the geology and hydrogeology of a 23 square mile area
Westside High Flow Pump Station and Forcemain Improvements
Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines WRA maintains a vast wastewater collection system with the Westside Equalization Basin and Pumping Station being the system’s largest wastewater pumping facility.
International Plaza Drive Reconstruction
St. Ann, MO
International Plaza Drive is a collector roadway in the northern section of the City of St. Ann that serves as a major entry point into the City. Innovative water quality measures were used to address the water quality requirements of the project.
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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
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.
March 15, 2019
HR Green is pleased to announce that Tim Korby has joined the firm’s St. Paul, Minnesota office as Regional Director for the Water business line. Tim brings over 33 years of experience in the design and implementation of urban and rural infrastructure projects. His work focuses on meeting the needs of municipal clients through the planning and development of projects for wastewater, potable water, storm water, treatment plants, and wellhead and groundwater protection.
March 1, 2019
HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) was presented with three public works engineering awards by the American Public Works Association (APWA) Illinois at a recent luncheon on Monday, February 25, 2019. HR Green received two awards for “Project of the Year” and one for “Management Innovation.” The Project of the Year Award for structures of less than