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July 3, 2019

Urban Residential Water Rate Increases Continue Downward Trend

The average price of residential drinking water for a family of four using 50 gallons per person per day rose 3.6 percent last year, according to the latest annual survey of water prices in 30 major U.S. cities by Circle of Blue.

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Green Design – Six Tips for Making Sure You’re Covered

Industry News
July 1, 2019

Green Design – Six Tips for Making Sure You’re Covered

The Professional Liability Agents Network offers six tips for making sure your firm’s contracts protect you from the unique risks and liabilities of green design.

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Registration Open for the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago, October 13-16

ACEC News / Fall Conference
July 1, 2019

Registration Open for the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago, October 13-16

Online registration for the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago, October 13-16 is now open. Click here.

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Advocacy / Member Organizations
July 1, 2019

ACEC/Rhode Island Wins Elimination of Separate OWTS Licensing Requirement

ACEC/Rhode Island scored a big win in the 2019 session of the state General Assembly with the passage of a bill that exempts professional engineers from the long-standing requirement to maintain a separate license and to enroll in continuing education courses to design On-Site Wastewater Disposal Systems.

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Report: Sea Level Rise Could Force More Than $400 Billion in Seawall Construction

Industry News / Market Forecast
June 28, 2019

Report: Sea Level Rise Could Force More Than $400 Billion in Seawall Construction

Coastal communities in the lower 48 states will face more than $400 billion in seawall costs due to sea level rise over the next 20 years, according to a new report by the Center for Climate Integrity and Resilient Analytics.

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Member Firm News
October 18, 2021

In recognition of Climate Action Day, WSP USA has furthered its commitment to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, embodied carbon in its structural system projects by 2050 as a signatory to the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) SE 2050 Commitment Program.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


October 12, 2021

Leading environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell today announces the launch of BC:Opta™, its unique approach to utility optimization for a more effective future.

https://brownandcaldwell.


October 5, 2021

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Bowman”) (NASDAQ: BWMN), today announced the acquisition of the assets of Triangle Site Design (“Triangle”) headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Triangle, founded in 2008 and led by its founder Matt Lowder, delivers civil engineering and land planning services to clients throughout the Research Triangle area of North Carolina.

https://investors.bowman.


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,579,500 (August)
1,560,800 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,568,800,000 (July)
$1,563,400,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (August)
154.0 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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388 Deals—Up 26 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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55.6 (August)
54.6 (July)

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