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Future Forward Interview: Keep an Open Mind when Searching for Critical Infrastructure Solutions

October 7, 2016 - in Interview

Bry Sarté currently serves on the faculty of Columbia University’s Architecture and Urban Design Program, where he lectures on infrastructure, resiliency and public space.

July – August 2016 Table of Contents

October 3, 2016 - in Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS   ARTICLES The Village at Westfield Topanga: Strict Runoff Regulations Require Creative Solution By Mark Scacco, P.E.   Red…

LA’s Shade Balls Actually Worked

September 28, 2016 - in Drinking water, Projects, Supply

One year later, the shade balls in the Los Angeles Reservoir have been deemed a success by the L.A. Department of Water and Power.

July – August 2016 TRENDS

September 16, 2016 - in Trends

Study Shows High Potential for Corrosive Groundwater in Half of U.S. States Corrosive water is top-of-mind for many water utilities given the trouble in Flint, Mich., which stemmed from treated surface water from the Flint River. A new report, however, assesses…

Proceed with Caution: Concrete Cloth GCCM Provides Erosion Protection at Nuclear Power Plant

September 1, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

A nuclear power-plant site in the southeastern United States faced an erosion problem on a steep, 2:1 slope near dry-cast storage containers of spent nuclear fuel. The shotcrete finish covering the slope was intended to serve as a protective layer that would…

2015 National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference Award Recipients

August 30, 2016 - in Articles, Bridges, Showcase

The 2015 National Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) Conference presented awards to recognize the best ABC projects and most-influential person contributing to the cause and implementation of ABC. Most Influential Person Contributing to the Cause and Implementation…

Specification Section: Bridge Products and Bridge Design Software

Bridge products and bridge software include tools to analyze bridge performance, bridge building materials, structural steel design software, concrete analysis software, fabrication services, steel detailing software and more. This brief listing is meant to…

Italian Earthquake Engineering Report Released

August 25, 2016 - in Featured, Remediation/redevelopment

EARTHQUAKE REPORT – NORCIA, ITALY: M-6.2, 24 August 2016 The M-6.2 earthquake had a shallow depth (10 km) and struck approximately 10 km SE of Norcia, Italy on 2016 August 24 at approximately 1:36 AM local time. As of this writing, there are 247 dead and…

Esri Maps NOAA’s National Water Model 

August 25, 2016 - in Featured, Water

New Real-Time Maps Transform Forecast Data into Vivid Pictures of U.S. River Flows  REDLANDS, Calif.—August 25, 2016—Smart-mapping leader Esri today released  a beautiful, robust new collection of Web maps that forecast NOAA stream-flow data throughout…

Levee Breached in Louisiana, Thousands Affected

August 16, 2016 - in Featured

Flooding in Louisiana has impacted at least 40,000 homes, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said during a Tuesday afternoon news conference, while 30,000 people and 1,000 pets have been rescued. 40,000 people have registered with FEMA for disaster assistance. …