Turbidity: A dirty word

When you first hear about letting dirt run into the waterways as a bad thing, you may think, “but what about actual pollution? Things like garbage, and chemicals, and all other manner of terrible things”? The truth is that the…

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Contaminated sites after Disasters

The 2017 hurricane season has been filled with destructive forces with the likes of Harvey, Irma and Maria. With the intense winds and record-breaking rainfall, civilians’ lives and the environment are equally affected. The latter cannot pick themselves up after…

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Sinkholes are swallowing the ground!

A sinkhole is a cavity that opens up from underground through to the surface, usually occurring in limestone bedrock. They can vary in size from tiny holes barely big enough to engulf your foot, to large enough to swallow cars,…

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Eco-Friendly Construction

Eco-friendly construction In a world where being environmentally conscious is becoming more and more important, people are slowly re-evaluating their choices and making decisions based on what is best for the environment and the next generation. Construction in the United…

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Slope Stabilization

Slope Stabilization Even slight slopes on a construction site can quickly get out of control if they are not protected from erosion. The force of water flowing across an area of unprotected soil increases significantly when the water is moving…

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