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Why You Might See A GZA Engineer Climbing A Cliff

If you’re driving by a major dam one day, or driving down the highway looking at a cliff, you wouldn’t expect to see someone rappelling down the front of it. Yet that’s all in a day’s work for a dam...

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Case Study: Swan Pond

Swan Pond is a 2-acre pond formed near the headwaters of Meadow Brook in Springfield, Massachusetts, within the city’s 734-acre Forest Park. The Main Greeting Road into Forest Park crosses the 45 foot...

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MassDEP Testing Private Wells for PFAS

Recently, MassDEP launched the Private Wells PFAS Sampling Program, with the goal of testing 40 wells within each of the 81 Massachusetts municipalities where 60% or more of residents get drinking...

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It’s Dirty Dirt But Someone’s Got To Clean It

Digging out tons of soil, planting vegetation to support habitats, and cleaning waterways may seem like inherently dirty jobs. Yet cleanliness and organization are crucial to both quality work and the...

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Superfund Still Struggling at 40

Corinne Grinapol and Pam McFarland discuss the past, present, and future of the Superfund law , with a quote from GZA's Steve Lamb discussing adaptive management.

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Peterson Pond Dam Update – Part 1

Lori Wolfe, of the North and South Rivers Watershed Association, discusses the Peterson Pond Dam removal , which our dams team served as a consultant on.