Archive for March, 2021:

APWA Reporter Magazine Article Tackles Stormwater Prioritization, GIS, and PCSWMM

Posted on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 by Kristen Kocen
In Stormwater, tagged in stormwater prioritization affinis

Affinis project engineer, John Spell, PE recently wrote an article for APWA’s Reporter magazine. It discusses a Kansas municipality’s stormwater study, which analyzed a historic portion of town. We interviewed John about the article, asking him about the project and his background with GIS and PCSWMM. Can you tell us about the catalyst for the […]

Affinis Surveyors Move Their Profession Forward

Posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 by Robert Ubben
In Surveying, tagged in affinis survey team

National Surveyor’s Week was created to inspire young people to consider surveying as a career. Our in-house team supports this mission not only this week, but all year long. In today’s post, I’m sharing just a few of the ways we help move the profession forward. We support continued education. Brandon Gann, Justin White, and Garrett […]

Prairie Village Stormwater Program Improves Three Local Areas

Posted on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 by Levi Cole
In Stormwater, tagged in prairie village stormwater improvements

The City of Prairie Village, Kansas identifies and repairs maintenance-based stormwater issues as part of their annual Drainage Improvements Program. The purpose of this effort is to fix old pipes and undersized boxes, which are failing. For the 2019 program, our team worked with them to improve three sites. Each came with their own distinct […]

Affinis Clients Recognized for Award-Winning Projects

Posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 by Affinis Corp
In Accolades, tagged in affinis awards civil engineering

We are excited to share four Affinis clients have received awards for recent improvements. The City of Overland Park, Kansas; the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; the City of Edgerton, Kansas; and the City of Merriam, Kansas have all been recognized for our work together. Below, you’ll find more about each of the winning projects […]

The 2021 Flood Season: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 by Jason Davis
In Stormwater, tagged in Tags: , 2021 flood season predictions

Flood season formally begins April 1 and ends August 1 each year. Experts are predicting we can expect an average or below average runoff for the Missouri River Basin based on soil moisture conditions, plains snowpack, mountain snowpack, and long-term precipitation and temperature outlooks. While some factors are outside of a levee operator’s control, proper […]