When a project routes through valuable farmland, it can prove to be a sticking point for many stakeholders within the project area. What’s critical to managing this process goes beyond technical know-how and hard numbers—it takes an understanding of human nature and emotional connections to the land.
As water systems across the country restructure and regionalize, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons. The benefits often outweigh the drawbacks, but each locale has a unique set of circumstances that make it hard to generalize.
The addition of Eric Geerlings, PE, as Renewable Energy Project Manager and Gail Morton as Right of Way Acquisition Project Manager enhances the firm’s core expertise and existing team capabilities to deliver more for our clients.
During the Michigan American Water Works Association Conference in September, MCA President Damon L. Garrett, PE, and Municipal Project Manager Jarion Bradley, PE, shared strategies to help communities break the vicious cycle caused by compliance violations, fines, revenue shortfalls, and more, to deliver clean, affordable water. You can watch this presentation which features real-world examples from the firm’s work in the City of Highland Park.