Looking Back: First Quarter Project Spotlight – Friant Kern Canal Middle Reach Capacity Correction Project

The Friant-Kern Canal is a 152-mile-long waterway that extends from the Friant Dam at Millerton Lake north of Fresno to the Kern River in Bakersfield. The original canal, built-in 1951, was designed to convey up to 5,000 cubic feet per second (CFS) of water to over 1 million acres of … Read More

What Are Sub-Horizontal Ground Anchors Used For?

As a specialized foundation, sub-horizontal ground anchors are distinct in application, components, and purposes. Otherwise known as “tiebacks,” they’re an integral foundation option in special cases where excavating and constructing a footing foundation isn’t possible. It’s also a popular route when it’s too difficult to construct a pile cap for … Read More

The Importance of Quality Control on the Job

Quality control plans are a way to ensure the elements involved in the project are held to a high-quality standard that provides a uniform baseline for all projects. In implementing quality control on the job, you are improving the standard of road construction and the materials used, and increasing the … Read More

California’s Focus on the Conservation of Stormwater

If you’ve been reading the news, California Governor Newsom this week declared a state of emergency as the state endures a massive drought. “As the western U.S. faces a potential third year of drought, it’s critical that Californians across the state redouble our efforts to save water in every way … Read More

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