Leah Stanton’s article in Water Environment Federation’s Water Environment & Technology Magazine, “Better Than New: When Upgrading a 50-Year-Old Water Treatment Facility Makes More Sense Than Replacing It,” highlights the innovative decision by Peabody, Massachusetts, to upgrade rather than replace its 50-year-old Winona Water Treatment Plant (WTP).
By Scott Henriques, PE, LEED AP, CEM and James Barron What do you do with an historic, 1800s vintage, one-room schoolhouse experiencing destructive moisture infiltration on a small, sparsely populated island with a mostly solar microgrid? Why, mitigate the moisture and provide a modern, near-net zero HVAC system, of course. Such is the case for […]
A rule, known locally as the “Henry Hudson Rule,” brought roadblocks to project near Capital Repertory Theater in New York. By Amy McLean, RLA, ISA. LEED® GA; Kevin Kelly, RLA; Zachary Longo, PE After the Capital Repertory Theater near downtown Albany, New York wrapped up a recent project to revitalize its facilities, they had a […]
Achieving universal accessibility at Crystal Lake’s shoreline park By Cassie Bethoney One of only a few public parks along the shores of Crystal Lake, Louise Levingston Cove is a linear, half-acre public park located in a residential neighborhood. Crystal Lake, and Levingston Cove in particular, is a place of nostalgia, where people learned to fish […]
“Stone Soup,” authored by Cheri Ruane, FASLA, explores the concept of resilient parks and their significance in mitigating climate change impacts, one step at a time.
Cheri Ruane and Mark Mariano co-authored an article in Parks & Recreation entitled “Design and Engineering Considerations for Splash Pads.”
The City of Chelsea retained the services of Weston & Sampson to transform an industrial freight corridor, Beacham Street and Williams Street, connecting commercial downtown centers in Chelsea and Everett into a safe and purposeful way with multi-modal transportation systems suitable for each local industry and the broader community.
ACEC Massachusetts 2023 Engineering Excellence Gold Award The City of Peabody selected Weston & Sampson to design, assist with bidding, provide SRF loan application assistance and perform on-site resident & office oversight during construction of upgrades to the Winona Water Treatment Plant (WTP). The WTP, a 50-year old conventional 3 MGD surface water treatment plant, […]
Tim Corrigan authored an article in High Profile entitled “Mitigating the Urban Heat Island Effect in Chelsea.”
Information courtesy of: Jeffrey W. McClure, P.E. , Jeffrey C. Provost, P.E., Samuel H. Kenney, P.E. Introduction The state of New Hampshire, on behalf of its constituents, sought to address widespread groundwater contamination of private and public water supply wells by the gasoline additive methyl tert-butyl ether (MtBE). After successful litigation involving the responsible parties, […]