Upper Bee Branch Creek Restoration Project Wins Special Projects Grand Place Award and 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award

The City of Dubuque’s Upper Bee Branch Creek Restoration project received both the Special Projects Grand Place Award and the 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) in Iowa’s Engineering Excellence Awards competition. The award was presented May 14, 2019, at the ACEC Iowa Engineering Conference and Awards Banquet in Johnston, Iowa. The ...

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Janesville West Town Square Project Wins Project of the Year Award

The City of Janesville West Town Square project received a Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) of Wisconsin. The award was presented on May 9, 2019, at the APWA Wisconsin 2019 Spring Conference in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This project consisted of four stages and is the first of several projects the City is planning to ...

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TxDOT Names Angelina County Airport Most Improved Airport

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) presented the 2019 Most Improved Airport award to Angelina County at their 37th Annual Texas Aviation Conference. This recognition comes from a determined effort by Angelina County to take on an ambitious project. We were successful in assisting the County in accomplishing many aspects of improving their airport. Click here to learn more about ...

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Three National Recognition Award Winners!

We had an incredible year with many successful projects winning awards. At the American Council for Engineering’s (ACEC) Annual Convention held in Washington D.C., three projects designed by Strand Associates, Inc.® were recognized as National Recognition Award winners. The event was held May 5-8, 2019, during which the People Trail Extension Project located in Columbus, Indiana; Fairhill-MLK Green Ambassador Project ...

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Moline North Slope WWTP Project Wins Project of the Year Award

The Moline North Slope Wastewater Treatment Plant project received a Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) of Illinois in the environment category for projects between $25 and $75 million. The award was presented on May 3, 2019, at the 2019 APWA Illinois Chapter Conference in Peoria, Illinois. Click here to learn more about this ...

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Meister Cheese Company Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Improvements Project Wins Best of State Award

Meister Cheese Company’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Improvements project received a Best of State Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies in Wisconsin’s Engineering Excellence Awards competition. The award was presented March 22, 2019, at the awards banquet in Kohler, Wisconsin. Click here to learn more about this project.

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Fairhill-MLK Green Ambassador Project Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s Fairhill-MLK Green Ambassador project received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies in Ohio’s Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition. The award was presented March 14, 2019, at the annual EEA Awards Luncheon in Columbus, Ohio.  Click here to learn more about this project.

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Promotion of Matthew S. Richards, P.E., to President and CEO

Strand Associates, Inc.® (Strand), is pleased to announce the promotion of Matthew S. Richards, P.E., to President and CEO, effective April 1, 2019. Matt will become the fifth CEO in the company’s more than 70-year history. He succeeds the retiring Philip E. Budde, P.E., who started with Strand in 1976, became President in 2005, and then CEO in 2017. “I’m ...

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Lockport Well No. 14 Drilling & Iron Filtration Facility Wins Project of the Year

Lockport Well No. 14 Drilling & Iron Filtration Facility project received the American Public Works Association Public Works Project of the Year Award for the environment category, less than $5 million, for the Southwest Branch in Illinois. About the Project: This project included the design of a new iron filtration water treatment facility that began in response to high concentrations ...

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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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