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Help set the future course for Private/Potable engineering services in St. Paul, MN! Privately held and employee-owned, HR Green is honored to be one of the nation’s longest operating engineering firms. Our St. Paul Water team continues to grow and develop. We are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager with a heavy emphasis on business
The stability and success of HR Green is not possible without a great team in place making everything work for our clients. As part of our national firm, you will be exposed and expected to help be a part of the Structural Engineer team for our St. Paul office. This opportunity will allow you to
Help set the future course for Water – Wastewater engineering services in St. Paul, MN! Privately held and employee-owned, HR Green is honored to be one of the nation’s longest operating engineering firms. Our St. Paul Water/Wastewater team continues to grow and develop. We are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team
Most Americans take the water systems that bring clean water to and from their homes and businesses for granted. They turn on the tap and flush the toilet without thinking twice about where that water came from or where it will go. But could you imagine a day without water? Without safe, reliable water and wastewater service?
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed eight people, including HR Green’s Norman Miranda, to a new committee to advise the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). The new board is a citizen’s advisory panel, meeting regularly to help “guide the direction and enforcement” of Minnesota’s environmental protection laws.
Modern wastewater treatment plants are technologically advanced facilities that require a great deal of knowledge and skill to operate. While many people only consider the treated effluent discharged from these facilities, treatment plants must actually process, discharge, and dispose of two separate wastewater components.
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.
Wastewater from the Cities of South St. Paul is pumped through the forcemain to the Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant (MWWTP), a distance of approximately four miles, and was showing signs that could lead to failure.