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Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Steve Genovese to Branch Manager of Chicago Concrete Restoration Branch

January 21, 2016 - in People

St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 1, 2016—Western Specialty Contractors (formerly named Western Waterproofing Company) has promoted Steve Genovese to Branch Manager of its Chicago Concrete Restoration Branch in Chicago, IL. Genovese started his career at Western's Chicago…

First Phase of GIWW Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project Complete

January 21, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects

NEW ORLEANS—Phase One of the America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project is…

State of the Bay 2015 Five-Year Report Assesses Santa Monica Bay Habitat Improvements

January 7, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 7, 2016—The State of the Bay 2015 (SOTB) report, produced by the Santa Monica Bay National Estuary Program (SMBNEP) over…

History is Re-created in Tombstone as Part of ADOT Project on SR 80

September 4, 2015 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

PHOENIX — Brian Tellez took a brief walk around a stark landscape surrounded by tall mounds of dirt and rock at the Tombstone Silver and Gold Mine in Cochise County, deciding it was the perfect place to start replicating 19th-century adobe bricks. “Somebody…

EPA Guidance Provides New Options for Meeting TMDL Goals

August 17, 2015 - in Column, Maintenance, Stormwater, Water

The goal of the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program is arguably simple - to develop watershed level conservation plans designed to restore impaired waters and attain applicable water quality standards – but its development and implementation has not…

STATE OF THE BAY Conference Focuses on Five-Year Progress on Restoring and Protecting Santa Monica Bay

August 17, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate, Modeling, Water

Los Angeles, Calif., Aug. 13, 2015—Water— perhaps the earth’s most transformative substance —is the common thread through all the presentations and panels at the upcoming “State of the Bay 2015” conference on September 9, 2015. The conference—reflecting…

Western Specialty Contractors Restores Brick Archways Underneath Historic Eads Bridge Crossing Mississippi River

August 12, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

St. Louis, MO, Aug. 12, 2015—The iconic Eads Bridge crossing the Mississippi River between St. Louis, Missouri and East St. Louis, Illinois was the first steel structure bridge of its kind in the United States when it was designed by James B. Eads and opened…

Wildlands Begins Restoration at San Luis Rey Wetland Mitigation Bank

ROCKLIN, Calif., March 3, 2015—Wildlands is pleased to announce that restoration is underway at the recently approved San Luis Rey Wetland Mitigation Bank in Oceanside, San Diego County, California.  A groundbreaking ceremony was attended by local, state…

What’s Being Done to Protect the Great Lakes?

February 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

New and improved science tools can help managers and researchers evaluate current threats and develop management strategies to protect and restore the valuable Great Lakes ecosystem. The recently released U.S. Geological Survey products provide free environmental…

Intergraph Unveils Damage Assessment Solution

February 2, 2015 - in Electric Grid, Maintenance, Products

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 2, 2015—Utilities can better manage restoration activities following storms with Intergraph®’s new Damage Assessment solution. The solution optimizes storm management by automating the collection of storm-related damage to utility…