State of the State Addresses Water Infrastructure

Last week Indiana’s Governor Eric Holcomb made several remarks in his 2018 State of the State address that demonstrated his knowledge of the State’s water infrastructure.  As he spoke, he made several references such as: “Keeping our economy humming requires that we continue to maintain and build up, and out, our infrastructure.” “Of course, infrastructure […]

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Supporting Communities, Governments, and Municipalities through Continuing Education

In support of local staff and surrounding Southeast Indiana Community Governments and Municipalities, the City of Madison recently hosted a free Lunch and Learn for water and wastewater operators, managers, and municipal officials. Commonwealth Engineers presented on the topics of electrical, pumps, and utility planning. PDH credits were available for engineers, and CEU credits were […]

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Construction Set to Begin for OCRA Recipient – Town of Uniondale

The Town of Uniondale recently received a $650,000 OCRA grant for their WWTP Improvements Project.  Their existing treatment system is approaching the end of its useful life and consists of septic tanks, constructed wetlands, sand filters and a chlorination/de-chlorination system which discharges to the Wabash River with an effluent pump station. During their most recent […]

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Commonwealth Engineers Welcomes Theresa Criss-Hartwig

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Simerman, Marketing Director Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. – 317-888-1177 or E-Mail: cei@contactcei.com COMMONWEALTH ENGINEERS, INC. WELCOMES NEW EMPLOYEE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – January 5,2018 Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. (Commonwealth) is proud to announce and welcome Business Development Director – Theresa Criss-Hartwig. In her new role, Theresa will oversee and execute […]

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Project Highlight: Nappanee Northwood Tank Improvements

Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. performed design, procurement, and construction engineering services for improvements to the Northwood Water Tank for the City of Nappanee. The 300,000 gallon elevated storage tank is located adjacent to Northwood High School and had not been refurbished since 2003. Tank Improvements Include: Exterior Cleaning and Coating with New Logo Interior Cleaning, Spot […]

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Project Highlight: Rensselaer LTCP & HRC Facility

Take a 5-minute tour of the City of Rensselaer LTCP and HRC Facility. In this tour, you will be able to see one of only three (3) Storm King Vortex Units in the State of Indiana!  This wet weather treatment system provides primary treatment and disinfection consistent with the minimum IDEM and EPA Combined Sewer Overflow […]

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2017 Improving the Quality of Public Infrastructure Award

Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission is recognized for improving the quality of public infrastructure in Paoli, Indiana. The Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission (Indiana 15 RPC) was recently awarded the 2017 Improving the Quality of Public Infrastructure Award at the Indiana Association of Regional Council’s Annual Conference. This award recognized their efforts in assisting the Town […]

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Keeping Evansville Beautiful

Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. (CEI) – Evansville staff participated in another trash pick-up with the “Keep Evansville Beautiful” organization.  After starting the morning off with breakfast at Denny’s, CEI employees and their families picked up trash in an effort to beautify the City and inspire those in the area to keep their environment clean. The trash […]

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Important Funding Information for Utility Clients

The Council of Infrastructure Financing Authorities (CIFA) hosted its 2017 SRF Workshop on October 30-31 at the Westin in Indianapolis. This informative SRF National Workshop included topics relating to SRF program trends including strategies for addressing affordability, asset management, Indiana’s recent application for WIFIA funds, and utility regionalization. Conference topics of interest to our water and […]

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Congratulations to Stellar Communities Designees!

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch recently announced the Division I and Division II Stellar Community Designees as the City of Madison and the Town of Culver respectively. The Stellar Communities Designation Program exists to recognize smaller communities by providing investment plans for projects involving “community economic development, housing, transportation, and overall quality of life.” (www.stellarindiana.org) Indiana […]

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