October 24, 2017

Even as southeast Texas was still feeling the effects of Hurricane Harvey in late August, several ASCE members began making plans to gather data from the disaster that will make rebuilding more...
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October 13, 2017

As extensive wildfires ravage swaths of Northern California, ASCE Region 9 Governor Matt Kennedy, P.E., ENV SP, M.ASCE, can only wait and hope. Kennedy, his wife, and their 5-year-old had no...
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October 10, 2017

Over the past several weeks we’ve witnessed how hurricanes with their destructive winds and devastating floods have left thousands homeless and without power and water in Texas, Florida, and Puerto...
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September 29, 2017

Jennifer M. Aponte Rivera, A.M.ASCE, grew up in Puerto Rico and graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez in 2016. She now lives in northern Virginia and works as a civil engineer for...
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September 15, 2017

Resilience takes many forms. Interconnected city systems. Smart infrastructure. Or, in the case of Florida’s Nassau County last week – amateur “ham” radio. As Hurricane Irma lashed the...
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September 11, 2017

School districts and their students in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey are in urgent need of school supplies as they work to reopen in the aftermath. ASCE's Southeast Texas Branch urges donations...
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September 6, 2017

One week after Hurricane Harvey slammed into southeastern Texas, more than 30,000 people have been displaced, with critical infrastructure severely damaged – mostly due to the catastrophic flooding...
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September 1, 2017

It’s always somewhere else until it’s not. And even a flood expert like Gary Struzick, P.E., M.ASCE, isn’t immune. “I thought for years, watching all these disasters across the country...
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August 31, 2017

Texas Section Second Year Director-at-Large Kate Osborn, EIT, A.M.ASCE, has been working on little to no rest all week. The ASCE Southeast Texas Branch President-Elect and project engineer for...
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August 31, 2017

Andrew Wells, EIT, M.ASCE, president of ASCE’s Southeast Texas Branch, and an engineer for Collins Engineering in Port Arthur, TX, had hoped the worst of Hurricane Harvey was over Tuesday morning...
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