Category: General Civil / Municipal

Climate Change Intensifies Stormwater Challenges

By Karen Menné-Jacobsen April showers have long been celebrated for their delivery of May flowers. But due to the Earth’s relentlessly changing climate, showers and snowstorms that occur every month of the year are doing so at increasingly torrential rates. And that poses significant challenges related to stormwater and how to handle it. About the… Read More »

BUILT LIKE A TANK: Towers, Pressure Keep Water Flowing

Ayres helped the Village of Suamico rehabilitate its water tower, which included cleaning the tower inside and out and repainting the outside of the tower. A video of the refreshed Suamico tower can be seen here. By Michael Stoffel, PE With a mere turn of the faucet, water arrives when and where we need it… Read More »

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 »