Water monitoring helping planning efforts in SE Asia

An AECOM environmental scientist uses equipment to test for heavy metals in ground water in western Bangkok, Thailand. This developing area is next to a landfill in an automobile manufacturing area. Widespread migration from the countryside is placing tremendous stress on urban water supplies and sanitation services delivery throughout SE Asia. AECOM is involved in […]

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Rockfall mitigation helps residents breath easier

An AECOM project manager inspects newly constructed rockfall catch-fences along Menehune Road in Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii. The Department of Land and Natural Resources hired AECOM to provide structural engineering design and construction management services for The rockfall mitigation project. The work involved the removal of unstable boulders and rocks and installation of barriers with a […]

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Getting Lac-Mégantic cleaned up and safe

AECOM site supervisor and PE, Robert White (R) talks with Jean Deschesnes about ongoing operations and safety at an Environmental cleanup project at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada. AECOM was brought on board to coordinate, manage, and guide the environmental cleanup efforts to remove 6 million litres of spilled light crude oil from the Lac-Mégantic Oil train […]

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Lights with water and music equals lots of fun

A family plays in a new dynamic fountain at the Thousand Island Lake Pearl Plaza in Hangzhou, China. AECOM’s landscape architects from the Shanghai and San Francisco offices collaborated to complete design work for this Lakeside mixed use development with its amenities. The project included multiple overlooks and plazas focusing on the adjacent lake. A […]

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City of San Francisco water reuse and Living Machine© SFPUC project

Pedestrians stroll by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) headquarters building near downtown San Francisco.  The green planters along the sidewalks provide a welcome break in the urban landscape and are part of a natural wastewater treatment and reuse system.  It’s a Living Machine© that AECOM helped SFPUC permit and design.  The Living Machine© is located within the entrance plaza and […]

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Expanding the port to the North

Cargo Ships off-load container boxes to be transported by truck and rail at the port in Delta, BC, Canada. AECOM was commissioned to undertake the planning phase for a new state of the art container terminal called Roberts Bank Terminal 2 at the port. Based on a 1300 m wharf, the engineers at the Burnaby, […]

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Breathe easy

Barry Klepp, a professional engineer and project manager with AECOM jots down some punchlist items toward the completion of a walkthru inspection at the new Stickney Sludge Treatment Facility outside of Chicago, Illinois. AECOM served as the prime consultant for engineering and architectural services for the plant which is the world’s largest waste water treatment […]

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Beach front property

Not many major cities can boast having three miles of pristine beach front coastline like San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. As part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the beach provides San Francisco with a wonderful urban park that offers scenic vistas and numerous recreational activities. However, after years of storm surges, pounding waves and the threat of […]

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