Tag: Environmental Science

Seattle Family Justice Center Receives National Design-Build Award

Last week, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) gave the Judge Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center a National Award of Merit in the “Federal, State, County, Municipal” category of their annual awards. GeoEngineers provided extensive environmental and geotechnical services as a teaming partner to Howard S. Wright Construction on this important and […]

APWA Award for Granary Avenue and Laurel Street Project

GeoEngineers’ Granary Avenue and Laurel Street Project in Bellingham, Washington, has received a National Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) for transportation projects between $5 and $25 million. The project is an important step toward the City of Bellingham’s vision for a revitalized downtown waterfront. Historically, this portion of […]

Redeveloping Riverfront Park

I’ve had the privilege of growing up in Spokane, and it’s been amazing to watch the city change over the past 40 years. During all that time, Riverfront Park has been a part of my life. The historic 100-acre downtown park includes picturesque scenery of the Spokane River, event spaces, two islands and one of […]

Transportation Projects Win National Finalist ACEC Awards

Two GeoEngineers projects were recognized as national finalists by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Washington Chapter, at its Engineering Excellence Awards on January 24. The South 224th Street Expansion/SR 167 Bridge won a National Finalist Gold Award in the transportation category, and the Little Pilchuck Creek Fish Passage Project won a National Finalist […]

A Groundbreaking Revelation with GeoEngineers

By Kirsten Hooper Kirsten Hooper completed an internship with GeoEngineers this summer after graduating from Seattle University. She then turned that opportunity into full-time work as a field technician as she prepares to return to school to complete a master’s program. That practical experience has helped Kirsten make important decisions about her future and jump-started […]

The Future of Water: Managed Aquifer Recharge in a Drying World

Water is one of our most valuable natural resources. A combination of increased demand and trends toward less snowpack, more intense rainfall events, and/or longer, hotter, dryer summer conditions in many regions of the United States has water managers worried. A survey by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, now several years old, found that water […]

Clean Water Project Wins National APWA Award

The American Public Works Association (APWA) gave a National Project of the Year Award to GeoEngineers’ Oak Harbor Clean Water Facility project. The state-of-the-art water treatment center won in the $75 million+ environmental category. This is the second award for the project, following the Washington APWA’s recognition of Oak Harbor for their state Project of […]

The Importance of Eelgrass: Regulating an Ecosystem Architect

GeoEngineers works within many complex ecosystems, where understanding the influence of each species on the overall picture is often key. Sometimes a single species can make dramatic contributions on the overall health of our natural resources. These important species are often called “ecosystem architects.” Their presence or absence often dictates whether the ecosystem functions as […]

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