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Whitepaper: Potable reuse most affordable source of new water

Alexandria, Va. — Prolonged and severe droughts and other factors have made water supplies increasingly scarce in California, Texas, and many other regions of the United States, as well as elsewhere around the globe. A viable and affordable solution for many communities is to turn their wastewater into purified drinking water, according to a new WateReuse Research Foundation White Paper.

WSDOT awards $70 million to fix 32 bridges

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Across Washington, bridges help connect the state’s communities. Thanks in part to a recent evaluation process, 32 of those bridges are in line to receive more than $70 million in federal highway funds.

New whitepaper available on Urban Resilience & Infrastructure

New York — A new whitepaper, “Building Resilience: Creating Tomorrow’s Infrastructure Today,” was developed from a recent McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute roundtable of more than a dozen opinion leaders in sustainability and resilient infrastructure development. Participants represented organizations including Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, the American Society of Civil Engineers, NYU’s Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems, Parsons Brinckerhoff, and the Rockefeller Foundation’s “100 Resilient Cities’ initiative.

Thornton Tomasetti provides sustainability consulting for largest LEED Volume certification outside North America

Stockholm — The largest LEED Volume certification outside North America has been awarded to Vasakronan, Sweden’s largest property owner, with the help of Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering consulting firm. The Thornton Tomasetti sustainability team managed the LEED Existing Building Operations + Maintenance (EB:OM) process for Vasakronan, acting as a liaison with the Green Building Certification Institute, facilitating the initial sustainable design charrette, developing the EB:OM prototype, and hosting a series of workshops and reviews.

Stanley Consultants designing renovation of Fort Madison wastewater treatment plant

MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Fort Madison, Iowa, wastewater treatment plant is poised to undergo an extensive renovation that will improve its overall reliability and efficiency, as well as help protect it from flooding. The renovation is currently under design by Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, with local offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and Des Moines.

S&ME to acquire Littlejohn

Raleigh, N.C., and Nashville, Tenn. — S&ME, Inc., a Raleigh-based engineering, environmental and construction services company, announced its intent to purchase Littlejohn, a Nashville-based planning, engineering and environmental design firm.

Interior Department funds climate change studies

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of the Interior’s regional Climate Science Centers and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center are awarding nearly $6 million to universities and other partners for 50 new research projects to better prepare communities for impacts of climate change.

Jacobs Associates and McMillen LLC merge

San Francisco — San Francisco-based engineering and consulting firm Jacobs Associates and Boise‐based engineering and construction firm McMillen LLC announced that the two firms have merged, to form McMillen Jacobs Associates, Inc. The merger comes as a natural progression of a relationship established in 2011, when the two firms first worked together on the Lower Baker Dam Powerhouse in Concrete, Washington.

DOWL HKM acquires Buckhorn Geotech

Montrose, Colo. — DOWL HKM, a full service planning and engineering firm, announced the addition of Buckhorn Geotech, a 25 person civil, structural, and geotechnical engineering firm to its portfolio.

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