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Offenberg to Lead WSP USA’s Rhode Island Office

September 18, 2020 - in News, People

Brings three decades of engineering experience to new leadership role in firm’s Southern New England District.   GLASTONBURY, CT— Eric Offenberg has been named the Rhode Island office lead for the Southern New England District of WSP USA, a leading…

Capstone Headwaters Reports: COVID-19 Accelerates Digital Adoption in Water Infrastructure Industry

September 18, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Water

Boston, MA– Capstone Headwaters released its Water Infrastructure update today, reporting that pre-COVID trends of rapid urbanization and aging water…

New Clean Energy Accelerator launches at Rice

September 18, 2020 - in Energy, News

A rendering of the Ion, the former Sears building in Midtown that is being transformed into an innovation center. Credit: Rice University   Rice…

Updated ASCE Standard 44 Presents Guidelines for Supercooled Fog Dispersal Programs

September 18, 2020 - in News, Water

Reston, Va. – Extended periods of fog can have large economic impacts on aviation, tourism, transportation, and mining industries, as well as a negative effect on agriculture. These problems can be reduced using state-of-the-art supercooled fog dispersal…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million in Emergency Relief for Roads and Bridges Damaged by Wildfires in Oregon

September 18, 2020 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $5 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help the Oregon Department of Transportation repair…

ODOT working to assess, repair Oregon roads damaged by wildfire

September 18, 2020 - in News, Roads, Transportation

SALEM – Even with wildfires still burning, ODOT crews around the state have begun assessing damage on hundreds of miles of road, removing thousands of trees damaged by fire, and inspecting culverts, bridges, guardrail and pavement. The work will continue…

USDOT Announces $1 Billion to Upgrade American Infrastructure

September 18, 2020 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Trump Administration will invest $1 billion in American infrastructure through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program.…

Massive Inventory of Line Pipe Now Available From Tiger Group and P.I.T. Pipe

September 17, 2020 - in News, Products

High-quality, never-used pipe is ideal for use in water-transmission, heavy construction, and the oil and gas sector; all inventory made in the United States.   NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 - More than 500,000 feet of 30-inch, X70, coated line pipe…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1.3 Million for Emergency Repairs to Infrastructure Destroyed by Wildfires in Lassen National Forest

September 17, 2020 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $1.3 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the…

Water Resource Expert, Jordan Poffenberger, Joins Cardno’s Ashland, VA Office

September 17, 2020 - in News, People

ASHLAND, VA - Cardno, an international professional infrastructure and environmental services firm, is pleased to announce that Jordan Poffenberger has joined the firm as a Water Resource Engineer in the company’s Ashland, VA., USA, office. Jordan has experience…