Portland’s Approach to Rehabilitation of a 100-yr-old Brick Outfall

Centralized collection—using large diameter interceptors, trunk lines and transfer sewers—has frequently been the backbone of a wastewater collection system for centuries. In the United States, many large diameter sewers have been in service well past their design life, and consequently, we’re seeing more headlines in the local newspapers of sinkholes, pipe collapses and overflows taking place when these aging sewer systems fail. CH2Mer Daniel Buonadonna shared a case study on the City of Portland's strategy for rehabilitating one of its oldest brick sewers at the Water Environment Federation's Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) this week.

Imagining a Day Without Water

Today, CH2M is proud to join elected officials, drinking water and wastewater providers, community leaders, business and labor groups, policy experts, advocacy organizations and infrastructure experts for Imagine a Day Without Water, a day specifically designated to educate the public about the water infrastructure crisis currently facing the United States.

How collaborative funding builds new economic opportunities in Detroit

CH2M's Mike Matichich and Mark Mittag discuss how collaborative funding builds new economic opportunities for the city of Detroit. The Detroit Future City Strategic Framework, highlighted in their blog, is an ambitious initiative aimed at creating vibrant, open spaces and thriving neighborhoods throughout the city of Detroit. Read the full blog to learn more about this exciting effort.

The Nutrient Roadmap

CH2Mer Samuel Jeyanayagam will present “The Nutrient Roadmap”, a new Water Environment Federation manual, to help utility managers and decision makers manage nutrients in a more sustainable manner. Join Samuel at WEFTEC on Monday, to learn more about this manual or read today's Access Water blog to learn more about this special publication and how it can help your utility become not just a facility that produces clean water, but one that is capable of recovering critical nutrients for reuse in an energy-neutral manner.

One World. One Water—CH2M participates in WEFTEC 2015

Next week, from September 26-30, CH2M will be headed to Chicago, along with more than 22,000 water professionals, to participate in all that WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, has to offer. The conference, being held at McCormick Place, is the largest of its kind in North America. From technical presentations and workshops to networking with other industry professionals, we are looking forward to participating in WEFTEC 2015. CH2M's Global Leader for Wastewater Julian Sandino highlights the major activities CH2Mer's will be involved in during this year's conference.