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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

5 Reasons Every Town Needs a Capital Improvement Plan

Imagine a city spending money to refurbish its deteriorated streets. They look beautiful and move people smoothly and efficiently around town. Now, imagine the city digging up those streets only two years later to replace water pipes buried below. There’s a buzz around town, with residents asking city officials why their newly repaired streets (that … Read More

Moore and employees donate

Moore Engineering and its employee owners donated a total of $13,800 to the American Red Cross today. The money was raised at the company’s annual banquet, where employees participate in a variety of fundraising activities and the company then matches what the employees contribute. “This effort is another extraordinary example of our employees’ generosity,” said … Read More

Two Moore Engineering projects recognized with Gold Star Award by ND Ready Mix

The North Dakota Ready Mix & Concrete Products Association held an awards banquet to recognize North Dakota projects that demonstrate excellence in concrete. Moore is the recipient of two Gold Awards for the NDSU Parking Lot Improvements and for the Main Avenue Reconstruction in West Fargo. To see more about which projects were recognized, see … Read More

Finley Water Tower named APWA Project of the Year

The new water tower in Finley, N.D., was named 2017 Project of the Year by the North Dakota chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). Criteria used in the selection process included demonstrating good construction techniques, safety, community relations, protecting the environment, unusual accomplishments and additional conditions deemed important to the public works agency. … 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

Flood control, fishing and funding: the Washburn Wildlife Area Expansion

The Washburn region recently celebrated the dedication of the Landgren-Hauck Wildlife Management Area (WMA), an expansion of the Painted Woods Lake WMA in McLean County. This is an exciting project for the region and a great example of cooperation among stakeholders with diverse interests. While the expansion of the WMA was itself a huge first … Read More

Drones taking flight at Moore Engineering

Moore Engineering has both feet firmly off the ground, as we integrate drones into more and more of our daily business activities. Drones are taking their place in the productivity chain for all kinds of industries, and engineering is no exception. Moore Engineering is fortunate to be in a state that has emerged as a … Read More

Educator “Gets into the Weeds” of Engineering

Since 2013, Moore Engineering has participated in the Educators in Industry Program. The program places K-12 teachers in a corporate environment for four weeks during their highly-valued summer days. It’s all an effort to strengthen educators’ curriculum and support them in delivering a meaningful approach to engineering and STEM-related education. As an organization highly vested … Read More

Room to Run: A glimpse at what goes into planning your neighborhood park

In thriving cities, housing and developments are shooting up rapidly. During these times, cities and developers want to be sure to adhere to public space ordinances, developers want to realize their vision and residents want great new spaces to live, work and play.  Most cities in our region recognize the value parks and open spaces … Read More