Our ongoing series of Bright Lines papers delivers valuable insight on topics that matter to our clients.
As those who work closely with pipeline development and operations, we must be ever vigilant in ensuring safe and compliant pipelines. The cost of not doing so can be tragic to the health and safety of the public. But the solution is not easy.
The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) has moved forward on improving and expanding the Integrity Management Program (IMP) for gas pipelines, first established in 2002 as 49 CFR Part 192 Subpart O.
If we need to implement resiliency against and after major disasters, we must prepare ourselves and be ready to mitigate risks and safeguard within reasonable probabilities our institutions and communities. It is our responsibility as engineers to be active participants in this endeavor to protect our society.
An efficient asset management program represents a proven methodology for water utilities to maximize ratepayers’ return on investment (ROI), extend asset life, and reduce life-cycle costs.
The physical campus is changing to meet student needs—today and into the future.
Have you considered transitioning your distribution fleet to liquefied natural gas? Here are some pros and cons.