When LDA Engineering employee Terry Grubb was in high school, he would often go up to the Watuaga Lake area in Butler, Tennessee to take in the scenic wonder. “It has always been a beautiful, pristine place” he says. As a vice president and project engineer at LDA, Terry now has the chance to help introduce others to this lovely … Read More
The year-end banquet for the ACE Mentor Program of Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia was held on February 5, 2019 at The Church on Main in Chattanooga. Eight high school teams completed the ACE Program this year and showcased their projects at the banquet, complete with table displays, computer and 3D scale models, and oral presentations.
Will Witcher, Associate Engineer at LDA Engineering, is participating in the 2019 Water Professionals Leadership Academy (WPLA), which kicked off in October and ends with a graduation ceremony at the 2019 Water Professionals Conference in August. The WPLA is sponsored by the Kentucky/Tennessee Section of the American Water Works Association (KY/TN AWWA) and the Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Federation (KY/TN WEA). … Read More
By Jason Brooks, PE What is our why at LDA Engineering? Simply put… We serve communities to help make them stronger and happier. Hmmm…so what does that look like? Strong communities have reliable, adequate and accessible infrastructure for basic needs and mobility, along with good capital improvement plans to meet the growing needs of today and well into the future.
By Steve Drummer, PE The Tennessee Chapter of the American Public Works Association (TCAPWA) and the Solid Waste Association of America (SWANA) held their annual conference from October 21 – 23, 2018. Hosted by the TCAPWA Middle Branch, the event was held at the Doubletree Downtown Hotel in Nashville.
LDA Engineering is pleased to welcome Reuben Robertson to our team of employees. A graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Reuben started his job as an engineer intern at LDA in September and is based in our Johnson City office. Reuben’s past professional experience includes working as a geotechnical engineering intern.
Jason Brooks, President/CEO of LDA Engineering, won the 2018 Best of Blount “Philanthropist of the Year” award at a ceremony held on November 1 at the Clayton Center for the Arts at Maryville College. The event honors businesses, entrepreneurs, and volunteers who have contributed their time, effort, and resources on behalf of Blount County.
LDA Senior Project Manager Stefanie Farrell, along with UT professor Jennifer Retherford, accompanied a team of University of Tennessee undergraduate engineering students on a recent trip to the WEFTEC Conference in New Orleans. The conference is considered the largest annual water quality technical conference and exhibition in the world.
By Emily Kelly, PE While we wish there were a free lunch, or in the case of drinking water and wastewater project funding, a grant, those days appear to be gone forever. Increasingly, financially strapped communities find themselves looking at repairing aging infrastructure. In many cases, however, the aging infrastructure can no longer be repaired; it is unsafe for public … Read More