A flooding solution with widespread benefits

By Don Mauldin, PE   Local governments across the country must make difficult decisions when approving public works projects because financial resources have become as precious as clean water. A project with layers of perks that extend beyond the scope of the initial problem are more likely to be funded by cities. Other single-solution projects are increasingly being postponed or … Read More

KNOXVILLE BUSINESSES LOOK BACK ON 2013, SHARE OUTLOOK FOR 2014

This article originally appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel on Jan. 5, 2014. By Carly Harrington Many Knoxville business leaders expect new year to bring growth, improved economy The News Sentinel asked businesses to reflect on the past year and share their goals for the new year. Here’s what a few of them said (Comments have been edited for length … Read More

EPA Orders aren’t just for “Big Cities”

Assessing the Capacity of a Small Community’s Sanitary Sewer System by Lee Gentry, PE In 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) notified the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee (City), that it must upgrade its sanitary sewer system to eliminate sewer overflows.  The notice was a “tall order” indeed.  The major components of the Administrative Order were to: Document previous … Read More

Sponsoring Sustainability: Green Spaces “The Rooftop Hop”

By Eddie Wade, PE LDA Engineering is proud to sponsor the The Rooftop Hop, a fundraising event for Green Spaces, in downtown Chattanooga on October 19. Green Spaces is a local charity created in 2008 that promotes sustainability in daily living, business operations and building practices in East Tennessee.

LDA ENGINEERING TO PRESENT AT 10TH ANNUAL KY/TN WATER PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE

The 10th Annual Kentucky/Tennessee Water Professionals Conference (WPC) will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville July 14-17, 2013. LDA Engineering is sponsoring the conference which attracts more than a thousand water professionals from the two states. It features water-focused workshops, technical sessions, activities and industry awards.