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Hector, Minn – Wastewater Treatment Plant – (11/16/16 Update)

The Hector wastewater treatment facility upgrade has obtained substantial completion.  The upgrade project included the construction of new mechanical screening and grit removal treatment, new ultraviolet disinfection equipment, new RAS and WAS pumps, new influent pumps, rotary drum sludge thickening, and new sludge storage tank. The operation of the plant is now fully automated using … Read More

Engels and Meyer graduate from ACEC/ND Emerging Leadership Institute

Chad Engels and Kyle Meyer graduated from the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Dakota (ACEC/ND) Emerging Leadership Institute. The Institute is a three-year, high impact program that fosters emerging engineering leaders by imparting skills and competencies identified by top ACEC/ND CEOs as critical for leadership success. Engels is a senior project manager in … Read More

What’s BIM to a Civil Engineer?

Occasionally, Moore is asked to specify a BIM Project Manager in Requests for Proposal. BIM (Building Information Modeling) is not as commonly associated with civil engineering as it is with architecture and the building professions, but it is an integral process for our industry, as well. We use it to create coordinated, reliable information about … Read More

See you at North Dakota League of Cities

For nearly 60 years, Moore Engineering has been improving lives by building strong communities. The North Dakota League of Cities Annual Conference – slated for September 15-17 at the Bismarck Ramkota Hotel – is a great spot to share the information we’ve found and learn what others are doing to better our communities. Where else … Read More

The science (and reasons) behind watershed based ag drainage permits

As the 10th Annual International Drainage Symposium approaches, Moore Engineering is excited to play a part in the discussions and presentations regarding recent drainage research and implementation around the world. It’s a good chance to brush up on proper management of drainage, because we all know responsible drainage provides many economic and social benefits. This … Read More

Four ways to make your city council meeting more efficient

Running smooth, efficient city council meetings is a source of pride for most mayors. Still, these gatherings often have a packed agenda requiring lots of discussion. Sprinkle in some tangents and questions – and the meeting has the ingredients to extend two or three hours beyond its scheduled running time. In other words – too … Read More

How Moore Engineering helped local communities achieve Safe Routes to School

Does your family use the daily walk to school as an opportunity to exercise and spend time outdoors? If your school lacks a continuous, safe path to the school zone, your opportunity might be limited. It is not uncommon, especially for new schools, to lack sufficient paths and crossings necessary for every student to have … Read More

The learning curve behind the modern roundabout

Since the early 2000s, roundabouts have had Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo motorists driving in circles. With their growing popularity (there are now seven in West Fargo alone), you might be wondering how these circular intersections took form, and why. The answer is simple: Safety. Roundabouts eliminate the left-hand turn – and the car crashes that go with … Read More

Lysne named N.D. Young Engineer of the Year

Kurt Lysne, PE, CFM, was recently named North Dakota’s 2015 Young Engineer of the Year by the North Dakota Society of Professional Engineers (NDSPE). Lysne is the water resources group leader in Moore Engineering’s West Fargo office. Lysne advanced to the state level competition after being named Young Engineer of the Year by NDSPE’s Chapter … Read More