Taking a holistic approach to planning for, responding to, and recovering from disasters and bolstering community resilience
Rich Serino has more than 40 years of federal, state, and local emergency management and emergency medical services experience. Mr. Serino was appointed as the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Deputy Administrator in October 2009. In this role, he worked directly with Administrator Craig Fugate to promote the “whole community” approach to emergency management, which seeks to build, sustain, and improve the agency’s capacity to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. Mr.
Carol Hufnagel, PE, is Tetra Tech's National Wet Weather Practice Leader. She has worked on combined sewer overflow (CSO), sanitary sewer overflow (SSO), and stormwater projects for more than 30 years.
Ms. Hufnagel’s expertise includes CSO and SSO control planning and implementation, green infrastructure, regulatory policy, and hydraulics and hydrology. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Black & Veatch, Schneider Electric project to protect mission-critical operations
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Marine Corps and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest leadership hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 28 celebrating the start of construction for an energy security microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, in San Diego, California.
Advancements in sustainability require advancements in how we move people and products.
In a recent blog post, I described how the design phase often determines the biggest sustainability impacts of infrastructure projects.
With transportation infrastructure in particular — whether for air, rail, road or sea — about to be radically transformed through technological advances, I foresee tremendous opportunity for sustainability.
As a leading global water technology company, Xylem has used its expertise to help communities recover from hurricanes, record rainfall and flooding. Xylem also provides solutions for pumping stations, storm water systems and emergency contingency plans that help utilities and businesses prepare for the worst. Read about some of our recent projects in the US, Asia, South America and Europe.
Delivering an emergency bypass after record rainfall in Memphis
Facilitating communication and ensuring timely, efficient project execution
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.
The electric industry is betting on proactive planning when it comes to managing assets
Amid interwoven and oft-cited concerns about reliability, cybersecurity, funding and aging infrastructure, this year’s survey results again reveal that electric industry leaders view risk-based planning, long-term budgeting and preventive maintenance as key to ensuring that asset health and reliability are sustained.
As a national operator of resorts in the resort destination of Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International recognizes the importance of water efficiency and conservation. As such, we have implemented a wide array of water management innovations that focus on reusing water when we can, avoiding or reducing irrigation in our landscaping, and investing in water efficiency innovations.
We also believe it is important to recognize the fact that the Las Vegas region has some of the world’s best infrastructure for water conservation and management.
New role established to lead water business growth in California, Florida and Texas
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.
NEW YORK, September 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, today announces a strategic alliance with M Moser Associates, a leading practitioner of human-focused building design, to accelerate the integration of health and wellness into the built environment. The relationship will leverage the existing knowledge and resources of both parties to create a global leader in innovative research surrounding the impact of the indoor environment on occupants’ health and well-being.