Papers & Presentations

August 14, 2018
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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
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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 Plant SCADA systems are built on advancing technology, which typically becomes outdated within […]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
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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
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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 […]
November 3, 2017

Post Award: Executing a Design-Build Project

“Post Award: Executing a Design-Build Project” was presented by Robert Garland, PE, PG, ENV SP, regional manager with McKim & Creed, at the 2017 DBIA Florida […]
April 27, 2017
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System-Wide SCADA Documentation to Prepare for Disaster Recovery

The SCADA system is the brain of a water and wastewater operation, and loss of this system, or critical components of it, could create a disaster. Catastrophic risks […]
November 17, 2016

Applying First of its Kind Industrial Ion Exchange Process Brings Municipal Potable Water Treatment Facility into Regulatory Compliance

The City of Bunnell, Florida, had the clear need to implement a solution to address both TOC and hardness issues, which led to a consent order, […]