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Alden is recognized by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Alden is recognized by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

Alden is recognized by Rudy Simoneaux of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) for its construction of the Lower Mississippi River physical model. The 90 x 120 ft model is the centerpiece of LCRA’s new  Education Center located in Baton Rouge and will be used to study proposed sediment diversions from the Mississippi River.  The diversions will provide needed sediment for replenishment of marshlands, including Barataria Bay.  Receiving the re...
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ALDEN’s Norman Perkins and Rhonda Young have been selected as associate members to the main ASCE 7-22 committee

ALDEN’s Norman Perkins and Rhonda Young have been selected as associate members to the main ASCE 7-22 committee

ALDEN’s Norman Perkins and Rhonda Young have been selected as associate members to the main ASCE 7-22 committee to write the next book! (ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers, 7 -Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, 2022 edition) The most recent book, An integral part of building codes in the United States, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI 7-16) describes the means for determining dea...
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Ensure dam safety by knowing your failure modes- Three important areas to address in responding to the FERC letter on spillways

Ensure dam safety by knowing your failure modes- Three important areas to address in responding to the FERC letter on spillways

RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2017 Ensure dam safety by knowing your failure modes Three important areas to address in responding to the FERC letter on spillways HOLDEN, MA — A well-functioning flood-control spillway may not create revenue for a hydropower producer, but its safety function makes it a critical asset. Now that spillways will be under tighter review by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), it is critical that dam owners understand what to look for, and how further t...
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Odor Control and Combined Sewer Overflow Reduction

Odor Control and Combined Sewer Overflow Reduction

The Metropolitan District (MDC) of Hartford, CT is constructing the $500 million South Hartford Conveyance and Storage Tunnel, which will run from West Hartford to the Hartford Water Pollution Control Facility.  It is a key element of the MDC’s 20-year Clean Water Project that aims to safeguard the future of the Connecticut River by cleaning up Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) discharges to streams and reducing oxygen-depleting nitrogen in the river.  The tunnel will include odor co...
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Alden Providing Services for Two U.S. DOE  Next Generation Hydropower Awards

Alden Providing Services for Two U.S. DOE Next Generation Hydropower Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Dave Schowalter +1.508.829.6000 ext:6476 dschowalter@aldenlab.com   www.aldenlab.com  Holden, MA | February 24, 2017 Alden will be contributing to two projects announced last month by the U.S. Department of Energy.  The department announced nearly $9.8 million dollars in funding research and development projects for innovative technologies that will reduce capital costs and deployment timelines for pumped-storage hydropower and non-powe...
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