Posts tagged with "drinking water"
May 4, 2021
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.
May 4, 2021
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.
May 4, 2020
The Amana water system was on the verge of catastrophic well failure due to screen collapse in decades-old wells. Improvements in the form of new wells were urgently needed.
November 15, 2019
Lead water mains have become a significant concern nationwide as stories have made headlines warning of high concentrations of lead in drinking water. Understanding the complexities for replacing lead services lines (LSL) in a community can seem daunting. Often community leaders and stakeholders don’t understand their options for implementing an LSL replacement plan.
April 1, 2019
Increased levels of manganese in drinking water supplies have raised concern in some communities and increased speculation that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will make regulation changes. Manganese is a naturally occurring element found in groundwater, very acidic soil, and foods such as seeds, grains, nuts, legumes, green leafy vegetables, and in drinking water.
July 22, 2016
Better drinking water will flow to customers of the Amana Society Service Company, provider of water and electricity in and around the Amana Colonies. The company will be getting a low interest loan from the State Revolving Fund to address a number of drinking water issues.
June 6, 2016
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
August 20, 2015
HR Green, Inc. has once again been included in the Engineering News Record’s (ENR) annual lists of top design and construction firms in the nation. HR Green climbed 25 spots in the annual ENR list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States coming in at 254.
February 5, 2015
Communities across the country have aging and inadequate water infrastructure. Most of our underground water infrastructure was built 50 or more years ago, in the post-World War II era. In some older urban areas, many water mains can even be a century or more old. It is estimated $2.6 billion is lost as water mains leak treated drinking water. In addition, billions of gallons of raw sewage are discharged into local surface waters from wastewater conveyance systems.