Author Archives: Nevene Fanous

Automated Detention Basins: A Look at RTC, CMAC and What’s Next

Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 by
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The introduction of “smart” technologies into stormwater management is a concept that has been gaining traction around the world in recent years (García et al. 2015; Mullapudi et al. 2017; Schütze et al. 2004; Shishegar et al. 2018). A promising form of smart stormwater management is Real Time Control (RTC). Through internet connected sensors and […]

3 Water Quality Application Trends in Kansas City

Posted on Saturday, December 18th, 2021 by
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The interest in improving water quality is increasing in the area with places, like Johnson County Kansas and the City of Kansas City, Missouri, paving the way. This change is driven by several factors locally, including the region’s commitment to sustainability and making our outdoor spaces more accessible and engaging. In addition, the growing national […]

Customized Approach to Storm Sewer Repairs Maximizes City of Shawnee’s Budget

Posted on Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 by
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On a recent project with the City of Shawnee, Kansas, our design team used a customized approach to maximize taxpayer dollars. Instead of performing a wholesale replacement, we reviewed the condition of each storm sewer pipe and inspected sections of pavement to determine which should be left in place, rehabilitated, or removed on Pflumm Rd. […]

The City of Shawnee Saves Dollars with Stormwater System Evaluation

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 by
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Knowing when to replace aging corrugated metal pipe (CMP) can be an involved process that requires commitment and resources from cities managing infrastructure. There are obvious signs of CMP failure that are easier to identify once they occur, such as crushed, bowed, or deformed pipes or a rusted pipe bottom. But, staying on top of […]