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EPC best practices webcast featuring Black & Veatch, Entergy, Avista and Seminole

Among the best and brightest in the power industry’s engineering, procurement and construction sector -- both from the contractor and utility side -- will join together late next week to retrace the lessons of...

Black & Veatch celebrates 100 years

On Aug. 12, Black & Veatch marked 100 years of providing critical infrastructure solutions for clients around the world. Founded with 12 employees in 1915 by Ernest Bateman Black and Nathan Thomas Veatch, the company now has more than 10,000 employees worldwide and provides energy, telecommunications and water solutions in more than 100 countries. 

A World of Opportunity

HydroVision International 2015 is just a month away, but it isn't too late to start planning your trip to Portland, Ore. This year's event includes a number of new conference sessions and other offerings devoted to the most significant topics facing the industry today.

Progressing through Uncertainty

Changes in both regulatory oversight agencies and the rules themselves presented unique challenges for Fairfax Water and its partners when rehabilitating the Lower Occoquan Dam.

Tech Briefs

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

Perspectives: STEM — Just Another Hydro Acronym?

In the hydroelectric industry, we love acronyms … FERC, O&M, R&D, NMFS, OSHA … and the list goes on.

No Ordinary Fish Tale: Design-Build of a New Powerhouse for Lower Baker

Adding a new 30-MW powerhouse at Lower Baker to improve fish passage

Tech Briefs

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology from July 2014

Viewpoints from the Board Room: Black & Veatch

Steve Edwards - the new chairman, president and chief executive officer of Black & Veatch - discusses what he sees coming in the future of the hydropower industry in North America and abroad, and the role he sees Black & Veatch playing in that future.

Dimensionally Homogeneous Form of the Chezy and Manning Equations

Chezy and Manning equations, the foundation of our present science of open channel hydraulics, are not dimensionally homogeneous. The author presents a new derivation of these equations that reveals the constituent parts of these coefficients, allowing for calculation of more accurate values.