Papers & Presentations

April 18, 2019
landfill leachate

Photocatalytic Oxidation of Landfill Leachate Using UV/TiO2

Leachate is a mixture of many kinds of substances such as toxic chemicals, organic and inorganic contaminants, and heavy metals which have been suspended or dissolved. […]
March 5, 2019

What is SCADA?

What is SCADA? When a few students posed this question to our electrical and instrumentation group manager recently, Mike Stoup responded with a full-blown presentation that […]
March 5, 2019
calibrated dynamic modeling

Calibrated Dynamic Modeling Identifies Uncommon Cause of Inflow

Calibrated dynamic modeling and how it helped narrow down the search for an uncommon inflow source was the topic of a presentation given at the 2019 […]
August 14, 2018

The Road to Resiliency: Creating Climate-Resilient Water Infrastructure

What does it take to create climate-resilient water infrastructure? McKim & Creed offers suggestions–including assessing risk, reviewing solutions and exploring funding options–that can get you and […]
July 13, 2018

Upgrade or Replace? How to Determine the Best Strategy for Your SCADA System

Technology moves fast, and keeping up with it can be frustrating and expensive. Plant SCADA systems are built on advancing technology, which typically becomes outdated within […]
April 27, 2018

A Cloud-Based Solution for Stormwater Pumping

The City of Virginia Beach is a coastal community of approximately 500,000 residents. Its location on the corner of the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay […]
March 28, 2018

Emergency Repair of 48-inch Raw Water Main

When Hurricane Matthew dumped 8 inches of rain in 24 hours on the Cape Fear region in October 2016—and when the Cape Fear River crested at […]
February 15, 2018

How Engineers Saved Graduation Day

By Matthew Daves, PE, McKim & Creed When it comes to being an engineer, the number one rule (regardless of specialty) is to learn how to […]
November 18, 2017

First-Ever Biological Treatment for Surface Water with Algal Blooms

Algal blooms in drinking water sources have received attention across the U.S. due to the potential for toxic byproducts in the raw source water at treatment […]