In the remote Andes Mountains of Peru—4,100 metres (nearly 14,000 feet) above sea level—sits the Huanza Hydroelectric project. Stantec engineers Jose Alvoeiro and Carlos Calderaro designed this unique and challenging project, and in the March issue of Power Engineering you can read about their experiences and lessons learned.
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Knowledge sharing in the water industry
Dr. Lisa Barrott talks about the importance of sharing knowledge to address challenges in the water industry
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Planning for disasters: 3 ways science can help deliver drinking water after an earthquake
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Published in Water Briefing Global: David Smith on the benefits of resilient megacities
In this Water Briefing Global Article, David Smith, Senior Vice President at Stantec, looks at the challenges of creating sustainable and resilient cities in the face of population growth
Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid
Four experts consider our critical relationship with water and the role we can play in protecting this precious resource
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4 things to consider when tendering a stream project
Scheduling a pre-bid meeting and having an experienced contractor are key to a successful project
Rob Simm presenting on Biological Selenium Removal at the 2018 Selenium Summit
Led by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Wageningen University. Focused on international collaborative research to address challenges of removing selenium and nitrogen from water sources
Wildfire recovery: Creating a resilient home for outdoor education from ashes
Brianna Daniels helps to rebuild a California Boy Scout camp devastated by wildfire—and discovers her most memorable project
National Preparedness Month: Two things you can do now to protect you and your family
Preparing an emergency kit and checking your insurance coverage are two simple steps towards preparedness
[With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!
A massive flood-fighting complex in New Orleans is featured on HISTORY’s documentary series premiering on September 1
Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens
We shouldn’t treat natural channel design like any other engineering project
A quest to find innovative technologies for managing deteriorating water infrastructure
Various sectors use a range of technologies to manage deteriorating infrastructure; what technologies could work in the water sector?
How to plan for affordable, supportable utility rates
Utilities benefit from financial planning and selecting the right funding strategy—and those benefits can be passed to the customer
Stormwater pond muck: What is it—and why should it matter to you?
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Published: TAP IN - ATCO's Heartland Industrial Water System
The ATCO Heartland Industrial Water System is a sophisticated network of pump stations, pipelines, and storage facilities
Pukekohe wastewater discharge consenting
How a 35-year resource consent was granted for the discharge of treated wastewater from the Pukekohe Wastewater Treatment Plant to Waikato River
Working "shoulder-to-shoulder" with local Māori for a culturally-sound wastewater solution
Environmental and public health engineer Jim Bradley (Auckland, New Zealand) on working together to find a technically sound wastewater treatment method that respects local Māori cultural values
Published: Walk Before You Run - Philadelphia's Green City, Clean Waters Program
How Philadelphia is implementing green infrastructure initiatives to help reduce stormwater runoff for cleaner waters.
Stantec Podcast: Green Infrastructure
Green infrastructure uses natural systems to perform vital functions. Our experts look at how we’re using green infrastructure in stormwater management and design.
Published: Combating Combined Sewer Overflow
Faced with sewer overflow during major storm events, the City of Philadelphia's Office of Watershed is fixing the problem with green infrastucture
Published: The Value of Stormwater Management in the City of Philadelphia