Sustainable Engineering

August 18, 2016

Challenging your mother’s advice is never a sound idea. Her advice to never ride your bike in the middle of the road or to drink from a mud puddle saved you a trip or two…Read More >>

July 22, 2016

Tarrant Regional Water District Integrated Pipeline Project, a 150-mile long water transmission system being built by two North Texas water suppliers, recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision Platinum Award, the rating system’s the…Read More >>

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July 21, 2016

The Holland Energy Park project in Holland, MI, has achieved a milestone in sustainability – the first power plant and park project designated Envision Platinum by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. The park is part of…Read More >>

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July 19, 2016

Issues with the Flint, MI, water crisis and Washington, DC’s metro service show us that now, more than ever, innovation is required to reinvent our approach to sustainable infrastructure. Introducing innovation inherently presents several obstacles…Read More >>

May 3, 2016

By land, by water, and now by air. The San Diego International Airport’s Green Build landside project recently received the Envision rating system’s Platinum award – the first airport development so honored by the Institute for Sustainable…Read More >>

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April 11, 2016

Atlanta’s Historic Fourth Ward Park project recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision rating system’s Gold Award. ISI was cofounded in 2011 by ASCE, the American Public Works Association, and the American Council of…Read More >>

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March 30, 2016

Tualatin Valley Water District’s Ridgewood View Park Reservoir and Pump Station in Portland recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision rating system’s Gold Award. In partnership with Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District, the…Read More >>

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February 29, 2016

The Nashville Metropolitan Government West Park Equalization Facility earned the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision Platinum award. The project is the first joint wastewater and park project in the United States to receive an Envision…Read More >>

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February 3, 2016

At ASCE’s Sustainability Summit held in January 2016, the message was clear – the world needs civil engineers’ help, and it needs it now. “I call them the holders of the keys,” said Ron Sims,…Read More >>

January 22, 2016

It’s not difficult to notice that Bill Wallace, ENV SP, M.ASCE, is a man of passion. Listen to him talk for two minutes about the importance of building sustainably in the modern world and it’s…Read More >>