Iowa Governor visits West Union
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds learned a lot about West Union's downtown streetscape project during a recent visit to the city of about 2,350 people. With funding from 15 grants, the city used a sustainable approach - a model for communities across the nation - to reconstruct six blocks of the downtown business district. Stormwater management...
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Marketing Coordinator Haley Green hired
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Haley Green as the Marketing Coordinator. She helps with marketing and brand development efforts for the firm, which has 170 employees and 10 offices in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. Green worked as a Marketing Assistant at GRAFF in Milwaukee bef...
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ACEC-Iowa recognizes Coggon, Fehr Graham for Wastewater Treatment Plant
The City of Coggon and Fehr Graham received an Engineering Excellence Award from the Iowa American Council of Engineers Companies for work on the Coggon Wastewater Treatment Plant. On Tuesday, Coggon Mayor Ray Archibald and Nate Kass, one of Fehr Graham’s seven owners, accepted the award at ACEC’s 63rd Annual Iowa Engineering Conference and Awards ...
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Cleaning up Boneyard Creek in Urbana, Illinois
      Cleaning up our communities is important to Fehr Graham staff. On April 13, several employees from Fehr Graham's Champaign office spent the morning cleaning up around the St. Joe drainage ditch in Urbana as part of the 14th annual Boneyard Creek Community Day.  Boneyard Creek Community Day brings groups together to cl...
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Construction to start on Wastewater Treatment Plant in Catlin, Illinois
There was more to celebrate in Catlin today than the announcement of a $10.3 million project to improve the Village’s aging Wastewater Treatment Plant. And that was how the project will be funded. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development office approved an $8 million loan and a $2.3 million grant to reduce the ...
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Matt Smith promoted to CAD Manager
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, announced today the promotion of Matt Smith to CAD Manager.   Smith was promoted from Associate Engineering Technician to CAD Manager. He works in Fehr Graham’s Freeport, Illinois, office.   Smith’s been with Fehr Graham for nine years. He works on a variety of environment...
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Bob Frey receives professional certification in computer-aided design
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, announced today that Bob Frey received a professional certification in computer-aided design. Frey took the Autodesk Professional Certification exam in August and received his certification in September. He works in Fehr Graham’s Rockford office.   “Completing this certificatio...
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Phoenix Consulting Engineers joins Fehr Graham
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm with an office in Champaign, has joined forces with Phoenix Consulting Engineers. Phoenix Consulting Engineers was formed in Mahomet in 2010 by Tom Overmyer, a professional engineer with more than 29 years of experience in municipal engineering and land surveying. Overmyer employed s...
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Matt Dahlem promoted to branch manager of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, office
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, announced today the promotion of Matt Dahlem as Branch Manager.   Dahlem was promoted from Project Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of the firm’s downtown Sheboygan, Wisconsin, office. Dahlem will continue to serve Fehr Graham clients throughout Wisconsin while...
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Coggon Gets Updated Wastewater System
The City of Coggon, Iowa, was under an administrative consent order from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to make its trickling filter wastewater treatment plant compliant with the City’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit. The City’s treatment system exceeded biochemical oxygen demand, E. coli, and ammonia limits. ...
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Engineering Technician J'Sondra Veracini hired
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of J’Sondra Veracini as an Engineering Technician.  Veracini started with Fehr Graham as an intern in May and earned a full-time position with the firm in its Rochelle, Illinois, office. She works with engineers to develop design plans using co...
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Matt Schroeder named president of Federation of Environmental Technologists Northeast Wisconsin Chapter
 Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is proud to announce that Matt Schroeder is the new president of the Federation of Environmental Technologists Northeast Wisconsin Chapter. Schroeder, who joined Fehr Graham in 2016, works in the firm’s Sheboygan office. He serves the firm as a project manager in the environme...
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Hispanic Cheese Makers set the bar for sustainability in Kent, Illinois
Hispanic Cheese Makers’ wastewater lagoons are a big project, but a small part of the company’s overall sustainability goal. Read more about how Fehr Graham client Hispanic Cheese Makers looked at its discharge and how it could be a source of sustainability for the surrounding community. For Kent, Illinois, Hispanic Cheese Makers- Nuestro...
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Fehr Graham celebrates move to Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, celebrated its relocation from Plymouth to 909 N. Eighth St. in downtown Sheboygan today. About 30 guests – local dignitaries, neighbors and clients – toured the office and learned more about Fehr Graham. “Our new office has brought us closer to local architects, developers and...
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Rockford Water, Fehr Graham featured in APWA Reporter magazine
The City of Rockford Water Division and Fehr Graham's public-private partnership was featured in the latest edition of APWA Reporter magazine.  City officials began working with Fehr Graham in 2016 when the municipality sought engineering services to better serve the Rockford community and to fulfill promises made as part of the proposal to in...
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Engineer Ryan Rembert hired
  Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is proud to announce the hiring of Ryan Rembert as an engineer. Rembert assists with planning, designing and bidding of civil infrastructure projects for Fehr Graham’s public and private clients. He also helps with administration and construction observation.  “Ryan is e...
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Engineer Brock Sutton hired
   Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Brock Sutton as an engineer.   Sutton joins the team in Fehr Graham’s Rochelle office. Sutton observes construction projects and focuses on municipal and private-sector projects. He also develops design engineering plans an...
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Project Assistant Dawn Pontius hired
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Dawn Pontius as a Project Assistant.  Pontius handles incoming and outgoing communication, maintains company data and serves as point person for all required administrative policies and procedures requirements for the firm’s Freeport branch....
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Jeff Jacobson: Finding balance at work, in life
In the June edition of The Voice, the monthly publication of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, Jeff Jacobson shares his tips on balancing work and life. Jacobson is a designer at Fehr Graham. Jeff Jacobson writes for Th... by Fehr Graham
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Rockford, South Beloit awarded Environmental Protection Agency grants for cleanup efforts
Projects in Rockford, Illinois, like Colman Village (pictured above), Embassy Suites and the UW Health Sports Factory benefited from funding from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grants. The cities of Rockford and South Beloit were each awarded $300,000 EPA Community-wide Assessment Grants, which will help fund assessments of brownfield s...
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