Posts Tagged ‘stormwater’

City of Overland Park Reduces Flooding for Local Neighborhood with Storm Sewer Repairs

Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 by Brad Schleeter
In Stormwater, tagged in Tags: , , stormwater stormsewer rcb replacement

The City of Overland Park, Kansas wanted to address street and structure flooding issues and upgrade infrastructure in one of its residential neighborhoods. The Walmer Street Major Storm Sewer Repair (MSSR) project was designed to achieve these goals while minimizing impacts to homeowners. A part of the city’s CMP replacement program, our team was responsible […]

Baffle Chute Design Protects Resident and County Infrastructure

Posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 by John Spell
In Stormwater, tagged in Tags: , baffle chute design

Leavenworth County, Kansas wanted to add value to their community by upgrading one of their rural, gravel roads. Together, we smoothed out the road’s profile, making it less hilly and improved it to an asphalt surface. Along with designing these elements, the Affinis team was tasked with improving the stormwater conditions. The road crossed a […]

Merriam Supports Neighborhood and Local Businesses with Recent Improvements

Posted on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 by Kristen Leathers
In Stormwater, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , ,

The City of Merriam regularly makes improvements to its infrastructure, but one recent project supported local commerce and increased safety for residents. The Residential Streets Group V – Street and Drainage Improvements project included the redesign of two, distinct areas. The first was a commercial and industrial setting at Merriam Lane. The second was a residential […]

MS4 Permits and Public Engagement

Posted on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 by Brad Schleeter
In Stormwater, tagged in Tags: , http://affinis.us/ms4-permits-public-engagement/

Last month, I attended the annual Missouri Water Environment Association Stormwater Conference in Columbia, Missouri. The Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit was a theme among many presentations. It regulates permit holders’ stormwater discharges and requires a variety of tasks, which are grouped into six minimum control measures (MCM). Permit holders are responsible for implementing […]

Kansas City Stormwater Improvements

Posted on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 by Brad Schleeter
In Projects, Stormwater, tagged in Tags: , , , leawood heritage stormwater improvements

We have recently completed a number of stormwater improvement projects in the Kansas City metro area. Three, in particular, had very similar design features. Today, we’re sharing a quick overview of each project, along with a chart comparing characteristics of each. Leawood Heritage Stormwater Improvements Located on a tributary in the Dykes Branch watershed, this […]

Rejuvenating Communities Through Street Reconstruction

Posted on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 by Kristen Leathers
In Stormwater, Traffic, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , , http://affinis.us/rejuvenating-communities-street-reconstruction/

Our residential street team has a proven reputation for developing practical, quality designs that rebuild, rehabilitate, and rejuvenate neighborhoods. When aging infrastructure is worn out, it’s our job to make it new again and fix things that may not have worked well in the original design. These projects are an opportunity to: Improve an infrastructure’s […]