The American Public Works Association (APWA) – Minnesota Chapter recognized the City of Bloomington at the annual conference on November 22. The Penn American Stormwater Storage project received the Project of the Year award for their work to develop a linear storage system that combined retention and conveyance of the runoff while mitigating the impact to Upper and Lower Penn Lake.
The American Public Works Association (APWA) – Minnesota Chapter recognized Forest Lake Area Schools at the annual conference on November 22. The High School Water Stewardship project received the Environmental Stewardship award for their commitment to environmental conservation and protection.
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So often we find ourselves in one echo chamber or another, whether professionally or socially. In the context of the civil engineering field, the echo chamber can be a shared frustration with another engineer over how some architect approaches form over function, comfort in what worked the last time versus a different directive, or some seemingly crazy idea a planner thinks is best for the ‘placemaking’. At the same time, specialization of roles has heightened over time.