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STEM PII: How ECS Employees Promote STEM
If you read the last blog post, then you know how important STEM is (and what it is). At ECS, our employees have been supporting S...
Engineering, Education, and the 2016 National Spelling Bee
Feldenkrais. F-e-l-d-e-n-k-r-a-i-s. Feldenkrais You may not be familiar with this word, but it was one of the winning words from t...
Fawn Lake Dam
What good is waterfront property when there’s no water? In the winter of 2015, the residents of Fawn Lake in Spotsylvania County,...
OSHA Final Rule: Silica Dust Exposure
OSHA issued its final rule for respirable crystalline silica on March 24, 2016. Considering that silica was first listed on OSHA’s...
Wetland Permit Awareness: Threatened And Endangered Species
When planning development on a property that may have wetlands, most people understand that an environmental specialist will be ne...
Post-Winter Maintenance
As the nice weather arrives, many people will take advantage of a little spring cleaning. This is also a good time to think about...
What Is A Forest Stand Delineation?
“Forest Stand Delineations” differ among various states. While requirements and processes vary, the general goals are consistent r...
Air Leakage Testing
Whole building air leakage testing is a quantitative test method that measures the air infiltration of a building after it has has...
Winter Weather, Snowloads, And The Local Economy
There was a lot of discussion about the economic losses due to the recent snowstorm in the Washington, D.C. region. While the Capi...
Hydrogeology - Part II
As a recap, the hydrogeologist utilizes a variety of tools to select the best available well drilling location(s). The hydrologist...