If you live in a community and use or drink city water, most likely you've heard of boil orders, advisories, notices or something similar. Even though...
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An abandoned and underused brownfield is often an eyesore to the surrounding community. Additionally, brownfield sites present potential health and sa...
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More than 450,000 brownfields across the U.S. are contaminated with lead, petroleum, asbestos, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other pollutants....
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There's more good news and more grant money available to help stimulate local economies throughout Illinois. The $50 million Rebuild Illinois Main Str...
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The Clean Water Act (CWA) of 1972 paved the way for the mass-scale construction of wastewater treatment plants across the United States. The significa...
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Understanding and meeting municipal wastewater effluent standards will improve the quality and sustainability of your community, and it is not a chall...
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Storm Water Solutions captured the story on how Postville, Iowa, improved its water quality, stormwater management and public education, earning the 2...
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Fehr Graham is working with communities across Illinois to develop strategies on how to win and invest their American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. ...
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Because money can be one of the major challenges when it comes to completing infrastructure projects, having multiple funding sources on a project is ...
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For those of us working to improve roads, water, sewer and the quality of life for all, it's an exciting time. After the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP...
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Fehr Graham Principal Joel Zirkle has worked on brownfield redevelopment for years to help communities throughout the Midwest littered with properties...
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Environmental due diligence, simply put, is how we summarize the environmental conditions of properties. The most common first step of environmental d...
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Creating a culture that promotes safety at work should be every employer’s priority – and it’s equally important if you hire seasonal staff. With spri...
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South Beloit and Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge Treatment (IFAS) To prepare for nitrogen and phosphorus removal requirements, the City of Sout...
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By now most have heard about the American Jobs Plan announced by President Joe Biden at the end of March where he unveiled an investment in $2 trillio...
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As communities across the country struggle with the ability and funding to update their water infrastructure, there are times when innovative ideas, p...
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Municipal leaders face difficult decisions every day. With limited budgets, they must choose which infrastructure improvements are most critical. That...
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Developing a Watershed Plan for a community can have a ripple effect. Improving and protecting our most important natural resource is important, and W...
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States, counties, cities and towns of all sizes spend billions of dollars each year to improve infrastructure. As the budgets get tighter and the to-d...
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In a previous post, I explained how communities are funding stormwater utility programs through user fees, like water and sewer utilities. Regardless ...
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