BenchMark, 2010 No. 1
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BenchMark, 2010 No. 1
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In municipal infrastructure, the history of a decades-long engineering relationship makes that partner one you can trust. One that can anticipate your municipal infrastructure needs to help you develop a dynamic, growing city. This issue hones in on those relationships and how leveraging them gets the job done.

A Watershed Moment for Watersheds

The Chesapeake Bay Protection & Preservation Order seems limited in its scope. But it may be a defining moment in EPA history, broadly expanding the agency's authority over clean water and changing the way it enforces the rule.

BenchMark 2010 No. 1: Feature Projects

Heart of Doha in Doha, Qatar, earns LEED Platinum certification for design and energy efficiency; Groundwater Remediation System in Northern Illinois, reduces the level of ammonia in the influent from more than 1,000 parts per million to less than 1 part per million; 18th Street Substation in Birmingham, Alabama, gets two new 115-kV undergound pipe-type line segments.

Building Solid Client Relationships

In municipal infrastructure, the history of a decades-long engineering relationship makes that partner one you can trust — one that can anticipate your municipal infrastructure needs to help you develop a dynamic, growing city.

How It Works: Facility Assessment Program Technology

A facility assessment program increases design efficiency and provides a comparative database of potential risks and alternative solutions.

In-House News: Launching the New USS Missouri

To commission the new USS Missouri, a Virginia-class attack submarine, our firm provided design and construction services to create new shipbuilding facilities.

Making It Count

Design-build services for three census facilities that process the millions of forms involves converting warehouse space in offices and storage areas, as well as parking lots for more than 800 employees.

Missouri River Treatment Plant

A $40 million makeover is making a Missouri River water treatment plant more green by expanding the facility to include higher capacity headworks facilities and new peak flow storage basins at the plant site that can hold up to 30 million additional gallons of wastewater.

Monitors Manage the Details

Concern for the desert tortoise in Southern California arose when a transmission line project sought to pass through a sensitive wildlife habitat and archaeological sites. Protocol for permitting and suspension of the work was necessary to get back on track.

News in Brief: ACEC Awards Honor Projects and Clients

Burns & McDonnell recently received several awards for engineering excellence from American Council of Engineering Companies chapters across the country.

Putting It All Together

As air quality control system project manager for many complex projects, Tom Miller's personal qualities and lessons learned on the job make him standout as a thought leader in the air quality space.

Tech Q&A: Greenhouse Gas Rules

Businesses subject to the new EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule must collect greenhouse gas data for calendar year 2010 report and plan to have a written GHG monitoring plan before April 2010.

The Infrastructure of Relationships

Cultivating relationships is a cornerstone to success. Our firm has laid the groundwork for these relationships through many water, sewer, construction and other municipal projects for Springfield, Illinois.