Category: Community

Does Your Town Have 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

Sheyenne River Diversion | Providing Protection Since 1992

The Sheyenne River meanders through deep ravines in Eastern North Dakota before spilling onto the flat lake bottom of ancient Lake Agassiz where the relatively flat topography is susceptible to overland flooding. The cities of West Fargo and Horace are protected by permanent flood protection in the form of a diversion that conveys Sheyenne River … Read More

Maple River Dam | Damage is Being Avoided Every Minute

Spring waters are receding after reminding us of all the potential for catastrophic flooding. Some areas were impacted more than others, but for the most part, projects built years ago are now paying off. For the first time since completion, several water mitigation projects are now being tested, with great success. “We’re definitely seeing the … Read More

City of Lisbon Flooding - May 2022

Flood Protection Project Reduces Stress. Is a Blessing for the Community.

“If we had not had the permanent levee structure we have in place, we would’ve been in full mode flood fight probably for 3 weeks now. But pretty much all we’ve done was put in the road closures. The permanent levees have been a very good blessing for us,” says City of Lisbon Mayor, Tim … Read More

Moore Engineering Supports Bemidji Carnegie Library

Moore Engineering recently made a donation to the Friends of the Carnegie on behalf of the restoration of Bemidji’s historic Carnegie library. Rich Slagle, Moore Engineering’s Community and Client Development Manager, presented Suzanne Liapis, President of the Friends of the Carnegie, with a check for the Library. Says Slagle, “Moore Engineering is committed to giving back … Read More

2019 Spring Flooding: Resources and Links

Wondering where to get the latest flood information in your area? You’re in luck! We have curated the following list of resources and links to keep the people we serve informed of this year’s flood fight. Note: This list will be updated as needed on an ongoing basis during the 2019 spring flooding season or as … 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

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

Infrastructure Week: Tracking Infrastructure with GIS

As part of Infrastructure Week, we’re focusing on an emerging element of infrastructure management – tracking infrastructure with GIS. GIS (Geographic Information Systems) mapping software helps Moore Engineering serve our clients with a variety of infrastructure management projects, from assessment district analyses to topographic, facility and flood mapping. GIS mapping has become highly effective for … Read More