Better Than New – When upgrading a 50-year-old water treatment facility makes more sense than replacing it

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).

Capital Repertory Theater Parking

Staying Afloat: Parking Lot Beats Runoff Challenges

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 […]

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Shoring Up The Steep Banks At Levingston Cove

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 […]

Winona Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

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, […]

Southern New Hampshire Regional Water (SNHRW)

Water System Profile: Southern New Hampshire Regional Water System, New Hampshire

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, […]