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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The City of Palo is a town of approximately 900 people which had no city-wide public drinking water distribution system prior to the flood of June 2008.
The Iowa chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies has honored HR Green, Inc. with its Engineering Excellence Awards program.. The chapter awarded Engineering Achievement awards to three recent HR Green projects in the state of Iowa.