CSO Notification Rule Public Notice Requirement

This post is a reminder for all CSO communities.  During March of each year, all CSO communities are required to file a notice in their local newspaper of highest publication as required by 327 IAC 5-2.6(1). An example of the required minimum language is included below. If you have any questions please contact Don Larson at 317-888-1177. Also […]

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New Water Resources Data Collection Requirements for Water Utilities

The IURC recently posted an announcement on its website about a new law requiring water utilities to report specific information.  Please see a copy of the IURC’s information below. WATER RESOURCE DATA COLLECTION During the 2012 legislative session, Senate Enrolled Act 132(I.C. ch. 8-1-30.5) was enacted into law. This law requires the Indiana Utility Regulatory […]

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EPA Issues Rule Approving New ASTM E1527-13 Standard (Phase I Environmental Assessment ) for All Appropriate Inquiries

Commonwealth Engineers wants to make sure you are aware of recent information shared by the US EPA.  On December 30, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its final rule approving the use of ASTM International’s revised “Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process,” ASTM E1527-13, for meeting the “All […]

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Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. Adds New Electrical & Control Services.

  Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. Adds New Electrical & Control Services to Provide Additional Water Resources to Indiana Communities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDIANAPOLIS, IN – February 10, 2014 Commonwealth Engineers (Inc.) has over 40 years of experience in providing environmental engineering services focused on water resources including potable water, wastewater, and stormwater. Recently Commonwealth Engineers hired Toby Church, […]

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New Water Tank for Southwestern Bartholomew Water Corporation

The Southwestern Bartholomew Water Corporation along with representatives of the design firm, Commonwealth Engineers and the funding agency, USDA Rural Development, recently completed a final inspection of the Utility’s new 300,000 gallon water storage facility. This is a ground level, prestressed concrete tank located approximately 6 ½ miles west of Columbus, Indiana near U.S. Highway […]

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Piping Materials Vote Imminent

Commonwealth supports both ACEC’s and AWWA’s position on Senate Bill (SB) 68.  AWWA’s position is outlined below: SB 68 mandates that Registered Professional Engineers licensed under IC 25-31-1 consider “all acceptable piping materials” for all Public Works projects. The original language of the bill was intended to require consideration of a specific type of piping, PVC. This […]

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Commonwealth Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary!

Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. Commemorates Milestone Anniversary – Celebrating 40 Years of Providing Engineering Services in Indiana!   It is our pleasure to announce that 2014 marks Commonwealth’s 40th Anniversary. Being in business and demonstrating a record of sustained success for 40 years is quite the achievement! Our focus has always been on the needs of our […]

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Mark Downey Assumes Chairmanship of State Engineering Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2013 Contact: Sue Swayze, Communications Director, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, 317-234-3050 Indianapolis, IN – The Indiana Professional Licensing Agency announced today that Mark Downey, PE, LS, has been elected Chairman of the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. The board oversees licensing and regulatory aspects for engineers practicing in […]

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Should You Tunnel Rather Than Trench?

Tunneling is a type of high-tech trenchless technology utilized in areas where open-cut trenching is not feasible. Commonwealth is a leader in Indiana when it comes to tunneling experience and expertise. Watch the video below and please contact Commonwealth Engineers to see how this technology might benefit your community.

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Commonwealth Ranks on IBJ’s Book of Lists

The Indianapolis Business Journal recently published its annual Book of Lists. We are pleased to again be featured on this list. We are 6th on the list of Largest Indianapolis-Area Environmental Consulting Firms. Many of the firms ranking above us are firms with more diverse offerings, which means that Commonwealth is the largest firm on […]

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