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7 Common Project Conflicts and How to Minimize Them

From utility conflicts to poor soil conditions, a little foresight and preparation go a long way when it comes to hurdling over project surprises.
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How to Create a More Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment

The world is diverse and SEH is working to become even more reflective of the world we live and work in.
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How to Develop a Strategic Economic Development Plan

Your first step toward economic development and a quality of place? A strategic economic development plan.
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5 Ways to Prepare Your Municipality for 5G

The transition from 4G to 5G is requiring significant amounts of planning, new and updated infrastructure, and coordination throughout cities across the ...
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How to Create a Capital Improvement Program for General Aviation Airports

Developing a capital improvement program (CIP) to guide future investments can seem daunting.
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Should You Prioritize Cost or Quality? How to Find the Engineering "Sweet Spot"

Cost efficiency is critical, but prioritizing engineering cost alone when making major project decisions can increase your expenses and limit the value ...
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Heres Why Theres Water in the Street After a Rain Storm

SEH Municipal Engineer Greg Anderson is often asked “Why does water remain on our streets after a rain storm?”
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4 Areas to Focus on During a Water Tower Inspection

Water towers are often the primary water storage facility for a community, providing safe drinking water, reliable pressure and fire protection.
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Technology's Rising Role in Key Project Phases

Technology plays a valuable role in how A/E projects progress, from achieving stakeholder buy-in to opening the door for real-time collaboration and ...
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5 Cost Proposal Warning Signs

Prioritizing engineering cost over quality can increase your total project expenses and limit the value you receive.
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How a 6-Month Master Plan is Helping Marshalltown Overcome Natural Disaster

On July 19, 2018 tragedy struck the City of Marshalltown.
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Here's How Kids Imagine A Day Without Water

You don’t have to be a grown-up to understand how much we depend on water.
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What to Consider When Purchasing or Selling a Property

When a land owner or prospective buyer decides they want to sell or develop a parcel of land, they may want to consider working with a professional ...
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Wetlands Month – Q&A with Senior Environmental Scientist Mike Stanley

Mike joined the SEH Natural Resources Services team in April after 17 dedicated years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and calls the City of ...
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American Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) 101 – Deadlines, Consequences & Steps to Compliance

Signed into law on October 23, 2018, the American Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) requires all community water systems/utilities that serve more than ...
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