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By Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co.
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We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:

Tetra Tech is Using Innovative Technology to Recharge the Groundwater in Southern California

Treating 14 million gallons per day of secondary effluent to reduce reliance on imported water for 4 million people
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The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), selected Tetra Tech to design the Ground Water Reliability Improvement Project (GRIP). Tetra Tech used multiple technologies to treat secondary effluent to a near distilled water quality and re-inject into the groundwater basin. The effluent will be treated at a higher level than drinking water with less impurities or constituents in the water, allowing for a high-quality groundwater recharge.

Expert Interview With Tetra Tech's Alain Grenier, Project Management Expert

Facilitating communication and ensuring timely, efficient project execution
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Alain Grenier has nearly 40 years of project management experience and has been with Tetra Tech for nine years. He began his career as a network planner and procurement agent in a renowned telecommunications company. He dealt with thousands of power network-related procurement projects involving the supply of equipment, lines, and poles. Over the years, Mr.

Nick Welz Ensures Tetra Tech Is at the Forefront of the Energy World

Providing submarine cable system solutions for Tetra Tech’s renewable energy clients
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As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked our employees to reflect on how they incorporate the latest science and technology into their work at Tetra Tech.

Black & Veatch Taps Joe Lauria to Support Rapid Growth Water Markets in U.S.

New role established to lead water business growth in California, Florida and Texas
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., 14 September, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch has named Joe Lauria as its Vice President and Director of Planning and Growth for the Americas in the company’s water business. In this new role, Lauria will help clients identify and implement sustainable solutions to evolving water challenges. Based in Irvine, California, his primary focus will be on fast-growth U.S. markets in California, Florida and Texas.

Black & Veatch and Renewable Energy Test Center Launch New Energy Storage Bankability Service

Partnership also includes assessments of power conversion and solar PV equipment
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LAS VEGAS, September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a leading engineering, construction and consulting company, and Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC), an engineering services, and certification testing provider for photovoltaic and renewable energy products, today announced the launch of a new energy storage bankability service. The bankability service reflects the growing need for advanced testing and assessments of products, processes and technologies supporting the fast-growing photovoltaics (PV) and energy storage markets.

Data Analytics: Leveraging Insights to Drive Program Innovation

By: Jonathan Preciado
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Data analytics has changed the way we view operations, performance, and student outcomes. As Southern New Hampshire University President Paul L. LeBlanc, mentions in the latest chapter of President to President, “Engineering a 21st Century Higher Educational Model:  Guidelines for Leading the Work,” understanding data can be an important step in meeting the needs and expectations of today’s students.

Black & Veatch Bolsters Water Infrastructure Design-Build Expertise

Bruce Duff named new Managing Director of Design-Build for water business
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a leading provider of design-build project delivery services for the water industry, today announced that Bruce Duff has been named Managing Director of Design-Build within its water business. Duff will be based in the Company’s Toronto metro area office.

Hybrid Airship: Big Impact, Small Environmental Footprint

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More than two-thirds of the world’s land area and more than half of the world’s population have no direct access to paved roads. How then do you access remote sites safely, affordably and with a small environmental footprint?

Planes are an option, but you need runways. Helicopters are an option, but cannot carry large freight, cargo or many passengers. Ships are an option, but you need major waterways.

Ingersoll Rand CTO Sheds Light on Innovation and Global Macro Trends

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As a global provider of energy-efficient technology solutions, Ingersoll Rand is positioned to pursue opportunities that arise from the nexus between energy efficiency and climate change mitigation. While energy resource demands and climate change represent great risks for society and the planet, we recognize that the innovation that addresses these issues is a potential growth driver for our business.

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