Tag: Sewer

Depressed Median Controls Stormwater, Improves Runoff

By Troy Robillard, PE The majority of water falling from the sky onto an urban street will get collected by a curb and gutter system and flow directly into a storm sewer. That water then flows into our streams, creeks, and rivers, often carrying pollution and suspended solids that can be harmful to our waterways.… Read More »

Investing in Asset Management: Seven Steps to Help You Strategize

By Richard Kleinmann From clean water to sanitary sewers to safe roads, elements of our infrastructure are key components in a life where our public health is protected and our desirable living environment is preserved. Problem is, many communities struggle to maintain their deteriorating and aging assets in the wake of limited resources and decreased… Read More »

Infrastructure Grades Reveal Rail Improvements, Concerns about Public Transit

By Richard Kleinmann The American Society of Civil Engineers released the 2017 Report Card for America’s infrastructure earlier today. Similar to a school report card, the study outlines the condition of the nation’s bridges, water, transportation, and other infrastructure in letter grade format. As someone with a background in infrastructure management, I follow these once-every-four-years… Read More »