Author Archives: Maeve VanLandingham

Overland Park to Repair 5 Storm Sewers at 5 Sites in the Next Year

Posted on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 by
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The City of Overland Park, Kansas repairs deteriorating stormwater infrastructure as part of their annual program. In 2021, our team partnered with them on five, separate project sites for this effort. Four are set to be constructed this fall, while the fifth is being moved to 2022 to allow time for utility relocations. Below, you’ll […]

City of Overland Park Replaces 1,944 Linear Feet of Pipe with 2020 Project

Posted on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 by
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The City of Overland Park, Kansas targets deteriorating infrastructure as part of their yearly stormwater maintenance plan. This annual investment protects commercial and residential areas across the city. For the 2020 effort, the city chose seven, separate sites. The Affinis team began by analyzing the existing drainage areas for each. Then, we worked with the […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Stormwater BMPs

Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 by
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Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) offer a number of environmental benefits to overall water quality. They can remove pollutants, reduce runoff volumes, and increase biological diversity through the use of native plantings that attract wildlife. A great tool for moving communities forward, we’ve outlined a variety of BMPs, how they work, and keys to their […]

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

Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 by
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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 […]

4 Keys to Maintaining Stormwater Infrastructure

Posted on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 by
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The state of public infrastructure is an area of concern for many citizens, and while it is hard to say whether infrastructure failures are rising in frequency, it is clear these cases are drawing greater attention. Although the public call for an increased focus on infrastructure is growing, funding and implementing infrastructure improvements is an […]