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Updated ASCE Press Book is an Indispensable Geotechnical Reference Guide

August 30, 2022 - in News

Reston, Va. – In testing, overseeing, and documenting implementation of a construction project, technicians and inspectors are often at the forefront. Author Tim Davis, senior public works inspector for the Town of Windsor Engineering Department in Sacramento…

Newly Updated ASCE 38-22 Utility Engineering Standard and New Companion Standard ASCE 75-22 Now Available

July 21, 2022 - in News

Standard Guideline for Investigating and Documenting Existing Utilities, ASCE/UESI/CI 38-22 and Standard Guideline for Recording and Exchanging Utility…

New ASCE Press Book Offers Greater Understanding of Project Delivery Methods

June 14, 2022 - in News, Products

Reston, Va. – With the many varied options available today for public and private sector owners to deliver on their capital projects, selecting the…

New ASCE Publication Provides an Overview and Applications for Treating Wastewater Using Electro-Coagulation and Electro-Oxidation

May 17, 2022 - in News, Wastewater, Water

Reston, Va. – Electro-coagulation (EC) and electro-oxidation (EO) are based on the principle of introducing an electrical current to induce chemical reactions in the system, causing the destabilization of most pollutants (e.g., suspended particles, bacteria,…

New ASCE Publication Explores Emerging Technologies and Their Impact on Transportation Systems

May 2, 2022 - in News, Transportation

Reston, Va. – Disruptive technology changes the way things are done, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is doing just that, occurring exponentially, and affecting almost every industry, including transportation. Emerging technologies such as Internet…

New ASCE Manual of Practice 151 Offers Guidance for Sustainable Planning and Design of Water Pipelines

April 26, 2022 - in News, Water

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s latest Manual of Practice, Sustainable Design of Pipelines: Guidelines for Achieving Advanced Functionality, MOP 151, is a resource for those interested in promoting sustainability in the development, construction, and operation of…

New ASCE Manuals of Practice Provide a Quantitative Approach for Assessing Resilience

April 12, 2022 - in News

Reston, Va. – Resilience is defined as the ability to adapt to and recover from disruptive events. For civil engineers, this applies to the design and construction of buildings and lifeline systems to support a community’s social stability, economic vitality,…

New ASCE Publication Applies Renewable Energy Technologies to Existing Water Infrastructure

March 17, 2022 - in News, Renewables, Water

Reston, Va. – Renewable energy sources are sustainable sources of energy that don’t run out, like solar, wind, water, tides, geothermal. Using effective energy policy and rulemaking, the US has successfully started incorporating renewables within statewide…

New ASCE Manual of Practice 150 Provides Guidance on Total Maximum Daily Loads

March 15, 2022 - in News, Water

Reston, Va. – The total maximum daily load (TMDL) is a regulatory term associated with the United States Clean Water Act describing a plan for restoring the quality of impaired waters. ASCE’s newest Manual of Practice, Total Maximum Daily Load Development…

New ASCE Publication Outlines Issues Associated with Fire After an Earthquake

March 4, 2022 - in News

Reston, Va. – Earthquake damage can increase the likelihood of fire ignitions as utility lines and interior fire protection systems can be damaged or compromised. A new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers, Post-Earthquake Fire Assessment…