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Valuable Municipal Infrastructure

I have been becoming more and more interested in the cash value of our local roads, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and water supply systems.  This infrastructure is a huge asset owned and managed by local government.  Infrastructure represent a significant chunk … Continue reading

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How big does that ditch have to be anyway?

That depends on how fast the water flows…. Engineers use a formula called “The Manning’s Equation” to calculate how fast water moves in a ditch.  This formula also works for pipes when they are not flowing full. Velocity = B … Continue reading

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The Kankakee River Bypass Channel?

There is a nice slide show found at http://www.illinoisfloods.org discussing the construction of downstream steps on and a fish ladder  and bypass channel around the Glen D. Palmer Dam in Yorkville, Illinois. Are these life safety and recreational features that could be added … Continue reading

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Open Doors

Isla Mujeres has turned out to be a great place to plan and consider new adventures.  There are suprises behind most doors here on the island!  You just have to open the door and take a peak. This has helped … Continue reading

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