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High Hopes and Tall Orders: Water towers are more than city landmarks

The duty of a water tower stretches far beyond serving as a city landmark. At the very simplest, elevated water tanks safely store treated water until it’s needed. But have you ever thought about the shape of your city’s water tower? Do you know its capacity, or what happens in an emergency like a fire, … Read More

Levee recertification: How Moore helped Mapleton save time and money

Levee reconstruction can be jarring to communities. It certainly brings inconvenience, but it can also cause financial hardship. So, when FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) released new water models for this region, many communities experienced the shock of discovering their current flood protection was not adequate to be recertified. Hundreds or thousands of homes … Read More

Infrastructure Week: Making life more comfortable and predictable

It’s Infrastructure Week – a week dedicated to spotlighting our nation’s roads, pipes, bridges, dams, water towers, street lights, power plants, electrical grids, sewer treatment and more. It’s the stuff that makes our 21st century American lives as comfortable and predictable – indeed, as “civil” – as they are. Because things “work” – the lights … Read More

Embracing Engineers Week

Engineers Week (February 19-25) is quickly approaching. This week is a time to recognize and celebrate the difference engineers make in our world and introduce kids to engineering-based career opportunities. At Moore, we work to spread the news and create some hype during Engineers Week to recognize our employees, as well as encourage and impact … Read More

Always There

It’s National Public Works Week. Maybe you’ve seen the poster in your workplace. With the theme, “Public Works: Always There,” these posters (and this week) showcase the pervasiveness of public works staff in communities across the nation. Clearly, each community depends – heavily – on its Public Works Department. And, without a doubt, the men … Read More