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Reader Profile: Steven Cole

Reader Profile: Steven Cole

As manager of engineering for the water distribution division of the nation’s largest municipal utility—the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP)—Steven Cole has his work cut out. Los Angeles is experiencing unprecedented growth: high-rise development, a less than 1% industrial property vacancy rate, potential Olympics hosting, metropolitan construction,

Stormwater Goes to School

Not too long ago, there were only two colleges in the United States where one could learn about stormwater management, notes Brant Keller, public works director for Griffin, GA.

Soil Solutions

Soil Solutions

Engineered soil: it sounds like a new concept, but one historical record notes it is more than 1,000 years old. In the sixth century AD, a group of ascetic monks left the lush, green mainland of Ireland seeking a new, remote environment to practice their dedication and humility. Braving the

New Bobcat 5-Link Torsion Suspension Undercarriage

New Bobcat 5-Link Torsion Suspension Undercarriage

(WEST FARGO, N.D. — August 2017) Bobcat Company introduces a new compact track loader 5-Link torsion suspension undercarriage, providing increased performance, operator comfort and serviceability. M2-Series T870 compact track loaders are the first Bobcat® loaders manufactured with the new 5-Link torsion suspension undercarriage.

Increased durability and reliability

Uptime protection is a top

Revegetating After a Wildfire

Revegetating After a Wildfire

It was in June 2013 that the 3,200-acre Royal Gorge fire broke out near Cañon City, CO, situated about 45 miles southwest of Colorado Springs. The wildfire destroyed almost everything in its path (48 out of 52 structures in Royal Gorge Park were lost), although surprisingly it spared the Royal

Sand Filter Systems With Detention: A Perfect Solution

Sand Filter Systems With Detention: A Perfect Solution

For stormwater detention and filtration in small, highly impervious drainage areas, sand filter systems with detention may be the perfect solution. In urban areas, they may sometimes be the only solution. They’re appropriate for commercial, municipal, and industrial operations.

The Art of Leak Detection and the Arithmetic of Audits

The Art of Leak Detection and the Arithmetic of Audits

According to EPA, public systems face numerous challenges, including aging infrastructure, increasing regulatory requirements, water quantity and water concerns, and inadequate resources. These challenges are amplified through changes in population and climate. It is estimated that the US will need to spend upwards of $200 billion on water systems in

Hydroseeding for Transportation Projects

Hydroseeding for Transportation Projects

Hydroseeding has connections with most forms of transportation, including revegetation around highways, airports, and mass transit projects. It is even a part of water-related travel, if one considers work done on the grounds at marinas, shipping channels, and ports.

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