Archive for May, 2018:

reStart

Posted on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 by Cindy Martens
In Community, tagged in Tags: , affinis restart

On May 16, we closed our office for the afternoon to support a local organization, reStart, which has been working to end homelessness in Kansas City since 1981. Over the years, they’ve served more than 28,406 homeless individuals, including 11,174 children and youth. They provide housing and supportive services to men, women, youth, and families. […]

Stormwater Solution: Nyloplast

Posted on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 by Kristen Leathers
In Stormwater, tagged in nyloplast stormwater solution

When it comes to creating stormwater solutions, one size doesn’t fit all. While traditional offerings deliver a number of benefits, a less commonly used option, Nyloplast, provides its own set of advantages. Designed for low flow, this plastic, storm drainage system has a traditional structure, which is durable and corrosion resistant. It’s smaller pipe size […]

Stormwater Master Planning Prepares Communities for Growth

Posted on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 by Brad Schleeter
In Stormwater, tagged in stormwater master plan affinis

Any community that either has experienced growth or desires to grow understands that master planning is key to making a sound investment of resources, providing a framework for growth, and expanding in a way that is consistent with the long-term vision of the community. Stormwater master planning takes this approach and applies it specifically to […]

Business, Politics, and Engineering at this Year’s ACEC Annual Convention

Posted on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 by Rick Worrel
In Industry Trends, tagged in rick worrel acec national convention

Two weeks ago, I was at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Annual Convention in Washington D.C. During the three days I spent in the capitol, I spoke with business owners and legislators about issues the engineering industry is facing. Below, you’ll find my highlights from the trip, as well as key takeaways on our […]