PFAs and Contaminants of Emerging Concern

Recently, you may have heard that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a “strategic roadmap” specifically to address Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAs). PFAs are one of many “Contaminants of Emerging Concern” or “CECs” that we anticipate hearing much more about concerning our Public Drinking Water Supply. PFAs is the generic term for man-made […]

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Schedule of New Regional Planning Meetings

In 2019, the Indiana General Assembly passed Senate Enrolled Act 4 (SEA 4) which required the IFA (Indiana Finance Authority) to hold regional planning meetings for utilities. The IFA administers the SRF (State Revolving Loan Fund), the newly created SWIF Grant program, and the new Transportation and Stormwater Grant Fund. Utilities that wish to partake in any […]

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Richmond’s NW 13th Street Interceptor Replacement Project

The NW 13th St. Interceptor Replacement Project was recently completed and involved upsizing 3.5 miles of aged gravity sanitary interceptor with new 24–36-inch diameter pipe using a combination of open-cut and trenchless construction. The project is an important component of the City’s goal to reduce overflows on the west side of Richmond and to comply […]

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Ready-Mix Recycle Pits

Many ready-mix concrete plants struggle with stormwater runoff from their site due to the cement particulates causing a very high pH. Additionally, they strive to maintain high efficiencies with material input and output to maximize profitability. Ready-mix trucks often return to the plant after deliveries with a small amount of concrete mix left in the […]

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Water Loss Audits – Scheduled Training

In 2019, the State Legislation enacted the Senate Enrolled Act 4 that requires annual water audits by all community water systems that supply water to users through meters. These audits must be “Validated” by a third-party certified “Validator” every even-numbered year starting in 2020. These water audits will evaluate the Utility’s water loss and establish […]

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Trail Project Ribbon Cutting, Delaware County, IN

The Morrison TIF Sidewalk Project (Morrison/McGalliard Trail) brings a total of 5 miles of new multi-use trails, pathways, and sidewalks to the northwest business corridor of Muncie, Delaware County. The overall goal for this project was to broaden the economic development opportunities within this northwest area of Muncie by connecting visitors and residents with area […]

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Commonwealth Announces Expansion Into Kentucky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Since 1974, Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. (Commonwealth) has been a leader in the water resource industry throughout the State of Indiana. Our focus for over 45 years has been to support communities with sustainable, state-of-the-art infrastructure that provides a healthy environment and job growth. We also recognize the great need in helping communities […]

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Support the House Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment

A House Vote on the Infrastructure Investment Package is scheduled for September 27. The five-year bill provides $1.2 trillion to support a broad range of infrastructure programs (including $550 billion in additional spending above the budget baseline). The legislation features a five-year reauthorization and expansion of surface transportation programs, a reauthorization of wastewater and drinking […]

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Welcome Chris Harrison, Business Development Manager

Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. (Commonwealth) is proud to announce Chris Harrison as the newest member of the Business Development team. Mr. Harrison will be serving in the capacity of Business Development Manager for Northeast Indiana. He will be based out of the Commonwealth Fort Wayne Office and be responsible for creating and maintaining client relationships. Before […]

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