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ASCE Joins White House Summit on Building Climate-Resilient Communities

September 29, 2023 - in Announcement, Events, News

Newly released framework highlights critical role of adopting engineering codes and standards informed by latest climate data   RESTON, Va. – The White House Climate Policy Office hosted the Summit on Building Climate Resilient Communities today…

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Named National ASCE Concrete Canoe Winner for Record Seventh Time

June 14, 2023 - in Awards, News

The Georgia Institute of Technology Wins Sustainable Solutions Competition and Purdue University Northwest Wins Surveying Competition    Reston,…

New Addition to the ASCE/SEI 7-22 Standard Protects Buildings from a 500-Year Flood Event

May 26, 2023 - in Buildings

Update to the flood loads chapter complements ASCE 7 focus on hazard resilience for communities   Reston, VA — The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)…

Iowa Civil Engineers Give the State’s Infrastructure a “C” Grade

April 12, 2023 - in News

Grades across 13 categories range from a "B-" for roads and solid waste to a "D" for dams   Des Moines, Iowa – Members of the American Society of Civil Engineers – Iowa Section released the 2023 Report Card for Iowa’s Infrastructure…

Updated ASCE Manual of Practice 92 Provides Latest Guidance on Inspection and Rehabilitation of Manholes

February 3, 2023 - in News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s Manual of Practice, Manhole Inspection and Rehabilitation, Third Edition, MOP 92, provides a valuable update to reflect current and complete inspection, as well as grading protocol that offers logical step-by-step guidance for maintaining…

Aqueous Vets® Recognized by ASCE Los Angeles

January 12, 2023 - in Awards, News

AV installed 11 ion exchange systems at country’s largest PFAS treatment facility   REDDING, Calif. – Aqueous Vets® (AV), the leading solutions provider for PFAS treatment in the western United States, was recognized by the American Society of Civil…

ASCE Manual of Practice 154 Provides Guidance for Geotechnical Baseline Reports

January 6, 2023 - in News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s latest Manual of Practice, Geotechnical Baseline Reports: Suggested Guidelines, MOP 154, explains the role of the geotechnical baseline report (GBR) in allocating and managing risks associated with subsurface construction. Expanding…

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 Infrastructure Data, ASCE/UESI/CI 75-22   Reston, VA —Standard Guideline for Investigating and Documenting…

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,…