Category: General Civil / Municipal

Five Keys to Good Site Design

By Craig Schuh, PE, and Mathew Litchfield, PE Site design applies to a variety of projects. Typical projects include parking lots and various amenities at industrial sites, commercial buildings, or even recreational sites. Each project is unique and requires unique design solutions. The following are the five keys to strong site design. About the Expert:… Read More »

Managing Stormwater in Impervious Environments

By Pete Kolaszewski, PE Water that collects after a rain or snowmelt must go somewhere. It may pool and eventually evaporate and/or seep into the ground. It may follow the contour of the land and run into a stream or ditch. In either case, vegetation slows the water’s flow, promotes infiltration, and helps filter out… Read More »

Reimagining Resilience

By Keely Campbell, PG Resilience is the capacity of a system, like a community, to absorb disturbance while preserving its basic function and structure. As our communities become more and more complex, so are the hurdles they face. While efforts to foster community resilience often focus on the ability to recover from adversity, hardy resilience… Read More »