An Open House to Showcase Improvements at Moline’s North Slope Wastewater Treatment Plant

The City of Moline, Illinois, and Strand Associates, Inc.® had an afternoon worth celebrating at the North Slope Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Open House October 2nd, 2018. The project was the largest utility project ever completed in the City and will provide residents and businesses with reliable wastewater treatment service for years to come. Faced with the prospects of building off-site ...

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Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati’s Rapid Run Park Bioswales Project was selected as the recipient of the award given by the National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies

The Green Infrastructure Top Overall Project Award was presented to the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSDGC) for its Rapid Run Park Bioswales Project on July 12, 2018 at the National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies’ (NAFSMA) national conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. About the Project: In response to a USEPA consent decree that mandated construction ...

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Henderson Water Utility CSO Long Term Control Plan Wins Outstanding Overflow Abatement Project Award

The CSO Long-Term Control Plan for Henderson Water Utility was selected as the Outstanding Overflow Abatement Project Award by the Watershed Committee of the Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment Association. The award was presented on Tuesday, July 10th at the Kentucky-Tennessee Water Professionals Conference in Nashville, TN. About the Project: The first City in Kentucky to complete a mandated program to drastically reduce ...

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Central City Wins Water Plant of the Year

Congratulations to Central City Water Treatment Plant for being awarded Water Plant of the Year through Kentucky Water and Wastewater Operators Association (KWWOA)!   The City recently completed a $13.5 million expansion project from 4 mgd to 7 mgd capacity with the assistance from Strand Associates, Inc. and McGhee Engineering, Inc. to accommodate the increase in demand for safe drinking water ...

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Lawrenceburg Civic Park Project Vibrant Addition to Downtown

A true community partnership has lifted the City of Lawrenceburg, IN, to the brink of something exciting and special in its downtown riverfront area. City officials are hopeful a new city park featuring a stage for concerts, expansive green spaces, a splash pad designed for kids and families, and public restrooms will transform a pair of surface parking areas into ...

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KRMA WWTP Continues to be Recognized as a Success Story in the Industry and Community

With equipment dating back to as far as 1936, the Kankakee Regional Metropolitan Agency (KRMA) WWTP underwent a major, four-phased, $58 million renovation over the span of 6 years.  New regulation requirements prompted the upgrades, but, ironically, a digester explosion during the design phase sped up the process to receive state funding so the project could continue moving forward. Committed ...

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Henderson Water Utility’s $41 Million, 10-year Sewer Project Helps the Community Grow

The first city in Kentucky to complete a mandated program to drastically reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs), Henderson is proud of the significant forward progress made to protect its citizens and the environment.   A 10-year effort, the $41 million sewer project was completed ahead of schedule. Click here for the full article published in The Gleaner. Henderson Water Utility (HWU) chose Strand Associates, Inc.® as ...

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KRMA WWTP Project Wins 2018 APWA Award

The Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency (KRMA) upgrades project (Good KRMA: Upgrading a Valuable Regional Asset) received a 2018 APWA Southwest Branch Award for Project of the Year and was recognized at the branch banquet last January. About the Project:  KRMA operates a 25 mgd average design (100 mgd peak) flow WWTP that serves several communities, including 31 industrial users. Aging ...

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Compliance Option for Reducing Phosphorus Loadings in the Yahara River Watershed

Yahara Watershed Improvement Network (WINS) recently launched a new video to explain how wastewater treatment plants, municipal stormwater departments, and others are collaborating on a compliance option called “watershed adaptive management” to reduce phosphorus loadings in the Yahara River watershed. This compliance option is available to wastewater treatment plants that meet specific requirements. The Department of Natural Resources allows municipal stormwater permit ...

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‘Good KRMA: Upgrading a Valuable Regional Asset’ Project Wins 2018 ACEC Award

The Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency (KRMA) upgrades project (Good KRMA: Upgrading a Valuable Regional Asset) won a 2018 ACEC Illinois Excellence Special Achievement Award. About the Project: Innovative designs integrated throughout all 4 phases of KRMA’s $58.8 million wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) upgrade project solved numerous facility and environmental issues. Substantial improvements to treatment, system automation, energy, and odor control, as well as ...

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#1 Top Road Project of the Year in North America – Verona Road (USH 18/151) Stage 1

Roads & Bridges named Verona Road (USH 18/151) Stage 1 Reconstruction the No. 1 Top Road Project of 2017.  Each year, this award recognizes the best road construction projects in North America. Click here for the full article. The major aspects of this $107 million Stage 1 reconstruction project, Let in 4 contracts, include a specialized SPUI design (1st in the Country), a ...

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Haw Creek Trail Connection Selected for the 2017 Outstanding Transportation Project

Haw Creek Trail Connection in Columbus, IN, has been selected as the 2017 award recipient in the category of Outstanding Transportation Project from the Indiana Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), which oversees federal transportation funds in large metropolitan areas.  It provides a safe connection along the People Trail System in a scenic area away from traffic by relocating the trail under the ...

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Wisconsin AWWA Selects Madison Water Utility Well 7 Reconstruction for Project of the Year Award

Wisconsin AWWA selected Madison Water Utility Well 7 Reconstruction for the 2017 Project of the Year Award. This award recognizes excellence in engineering, design, or construction in the Wisconsin drinking water industry, along with successful alliances between the owner, project team, and community. Madison Water Utility teamed with Strand Associates, Inc.® to reconstruct its 75 year-old Well 7. The new facility ...

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Strand Holds Groundbreaking for New Brenham Office Building

BRENHAM, TX – Expanding to better serve the needs of our diverse client base, Strand Associates, Inc.®  broke ground earlier this month on construction of a new, multi-million dollar office building at 1906 Niebuhr Street. The new 12,750 sq. ft. building, designed by Strand, is scheduled for completion in early 2019. Once completed, the office will provide much needed individual workspaces, meeting ...

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Morgantown’s Water Treatment Touted as an Elite Filtration Plant

The recent Morgantown Utility Board (MUB) water treatment plant improvement project economically increased the capacity, reliability, and most importantly, water quality for MUB’s customers. This was accomplished through numerous process improvements including microfiltration membranes. Click here for the full article written by the Associated Press. How is Strand involved? We have provided MUB with engineering services for dozens of successful projects for ...

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Dream BIG Gala Celebrates Its Positive Community Impact

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Dane County hosted the Dream BIG Gala, their biggest fundraiser of the year, to celebrate the positive impact the organization and volunteers have on the hundreds of kids participating in the mentorship program.  As a strong supporter of our communities we live, work, and play in, Strand volunteers were selected to share their experience in this short video. The ...

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Verona Road (USH 18/151) Stage 1 Reconstruction Wins 5th Award

Verona Road (USH 18/151) Stage 1 Reconstruction in Madison, WI, won the 2017 Project of the Year through AWPA Wisconsin in the Transportation category for Projects of More than $75 million.  The reconstruction of the Verona Road and Beltline interchange provides economic benefits to the State of Wisconsin by significantly reducing traffic congestion in the corridor, increasing accessibility, and decreasing travel time for businesses, ...

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I-39/90 Mega Reconstruction Project Wins ITS Project of the Year

The I-39/90 Mega Reconstruction Project won the 2017 Wisconsin Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Project of the Year Award for the implementation of the Comparative Travel Time and real-time Probe Data deployment systems. The project was recognized at the ITS Wisconsin forum in early November. About the Project: The I-39/90 reconstruction project from Madison to Beloit has involved significant ITS  improvements as ...

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Verona Road Wins Best Urban Design by a Consultant

The Verona Road (USH 18/151) corridor is an essential backbone route in the Madison, WI, metropolitan area that carries more than $13 billion of freight annually.  Stage 1 of the reconstruction project was recently chosen for the 2017 Best Urban Design by a Consultant through the Excellence in Highway Design Awards.  This award submittal specifically focused on the unique Single Point Urban Interchange (SPUI) design portion ...

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