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.
Southwest Harriet Stormwater Management Master Plan
City of Minneapolis - neighborhoods southwest of Lake Harriet
HR Green was selected by the City of Minneapolis to prepare a flood reduction feasibility study in the neighborhoods southwest of Lake Harriet. The 365-acre area to the southwest of Lake Harriet and north of Minnehaha Creek has a long history of flooding due to inadequacies of the storm drain system. This area is heavily
Lake Jackson – Drinking Water Engineering Services
Lake Jackson, Texas
The City of Lake Jackson needed emergency drinking water consulting services to respond to an incident exposure to Naegleria Fowleri. The project included daily cross-referencing field chlorine residual data and providing graphic displays and a review of the results. They also needed assistance with operational and maintenance issues and proposed chlorination system improvement recommendations. As an
Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements in Illinois
The Village of Frankfort completed a Facility Plan in March 2015 and decided to consolidate the North and West Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP) into the Regional Plant.
Waukegan Water System Enhances Resiliency
The City of Waukegan was in need of an operational evaluation of the Water Plant and the water distribution system as well as a Risk and Resilience Assessment (RRA) for their Water Treatment System.
Crenshaw Water Storage and Booster Station Supply the City of Pasadena
Subsidence rules limit the amount of groundwater pumping available for drinking water within Harris County. To comply with these requirements and meet the growing demand for water, the City of Pasadena (COP) contracted with the City of Houston (COH) to purchase treated surface water. However, the existing COP metering station at the Southeast Water Purification Plant (SEWPP) did not allow COP to take the full contracted amount of 40 MGD. Improvements to the COP’s system were needed.
Woods Creek Restoration Stabilizes Riparian Area
Village of Lake in the Hills, IL
The Woods Creek Watershed-Based Plan (WCWBP) identified the creek as a critical area for improvements and recommended it as one of the highest-ranking implementation projects in the WCWBP for streambank and channel restoration and riparian area restoration and maintenance.
L27 Lift Station Provides Reliable Wastewater Service
The L27 Lift Station replaced an existing, aging facility in Hopkins, Minnesota, which was over 40 years old, had significant condition issues, and lacked redundancy. In addition, the existing lift station was undersized with little storage.
Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary and Trail
St. Paul, MN
The Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary and Regional Trail, which was developed on a 42-acre urban brownfield site in Saint Paul. The project’s key design feature was the re-creation of approximately 3,000 feet of the Trout Brook after decades of confinement within an underground storm tunnel (the Trout Brook Interceptor).
Groundwater Modeling Helps Expand Water Supply
Iowa City, IA
Groundwater was potentially a new water source for Iowa City as it has historically utilized the Iowa River for nearly 100 percent of its supply. The City needed help with recommendations for expanding its water source, treatment, distribution, and storag
Wellfield Development Along the Big Sioux Aquifer
Sioux Falls, SD
Alluvial wellfields consisting of several dozen wells – both collector and vertical types – along the Big Sioux River have historically supported Sioux Falls’ water supply. HR Green, in partnership with Leonard Rice Engineers (LRE), was retained by the City to provide research and preliminary testing, hydrogeologic testing, well siting, and design and construction phase services for wellfield improvements.
Environmental Impacts Minimized for New Lift Station (10 MGD)
HR Green provided preliminary design, final design, and certain construction phase services for the demolition of the former plant, construction of a new facility; construction of a new lift station; and a new gravity interceptor while minimizing environmental impacts.
Houston Upper Braes Lift Station Rehabilitation (70 MGD)
The lift station located at the City’s Upper Braes WWTP had not undergone improvements for over 30 years and was starting to experience structural and mechanical piping corrosion issues. To avoid costly replacement, the City looked to HR Green to identify improvements that could prevent future failures and extend the life of the system. In
Risk and Resilience Assessment CLCJAWA
Lake Bluff, IL
Risk and Resilience Assessment (RRA) and updated Emergency Response Plan (ERP) were completed for CLCJAWA in Lake Bluff, IA
Risk and Resilience Assessment for Water Treatment Plant
The City of Waukegan retained HR Green to conduct the Risk and Resilience Assessment (RRA) for their Water Treatment System
RRA & ERP
In response to the requirements of AWIA, the City of Pasadena, Texas retained HR Green to assist with conducting a RRA and preparation of an ERP.
Water Main Replacements
Village of Richmond, IL
Deteriorating water main and water quality issues prompted the repair of an 80-year-old main in an established section of the Village of Richmond.
Water Main Replacement Program
Lake in the Hills, IL
This water main replacement program is a comprehensive plan to improve the original section of the Village while recognizing cost efficiencies.
Woodward Water Treatment Plant
Xenia Rural Water District needed upgrades to its Woodward Water Treatment Plant (WTP), originally constructed in 1983.
Lime Residual Improvements
The City of Ottumwa was looking to improve the capacity and redundancy of the existing residuals handling system and improve system reliability.
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November 15, 2021
It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of Becca Springfield to Director of Human Resources. Becca joined HR Green in 2019 and since her hiring has held positions of increased responsibility, most recently managing the firm’s overall recruiting strategies and process and procedures improvements in her role as Human Resources Manager.
November 10, 2021
HR Green announces an office relocation and expansion in Colorado Springs to serve our clients and growing staff.
The new office location is on the north side of the city near the I-25 and Briargate interchange. HR Green has served both the Colorado Springs and Denver areas since 2015.
November 10, 2021
HR Green is pleased to announce that Mark Volle, PE has joined the firm as Lead Engineer in the water business line. Mark brings over 13 years of experience with large-scale municipal water and wastewater projects, including planning, permitting, design, and construction administration.
November 8, 2021
HR Green is pleased to announce that Phil Blonn has joined the firm as a Senior Engineer in the Water Resources practice. He is based in the St. Louis office. Phil brings over 20 years of experience in water resources planning and design projects and has worked on large projects across the country and internationally.