dams

  • Buchanan Welcomes Creek Restoration

    Buchanan Welcomes Creek Restoration

    July 29, 2013

    Last week, the City of Buchanan celebrated completion of the McCoy Creek Restoration Project, which included restoring hydrology to a former mill race and improving fish habitat in the creek. A white oak lunker and multiple locations of large woody debris were added to the creek to provide havens for the fish. McCoy Creek is a […]

  • Michigan disaster areas can get 75% grants to fix, prevent flood damages

    Michigan disaster areas can get 75% grants to fix, prevent flood damages

    July 2, 2013

    Communities in the Michigan counties of Allegan, Barry, Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Ionia, Kent, Keweenaw, Marquette, Midland, Muskegon, Newaygo, Ontonagon, Osceola, Ottawa and Saginaw are eligible for up to 75% grants from FEMA to fix flood damages or  mitigate the potential for damages in future floods. P&N has helped several clients build new bridges, perform structure […]

  • Asset Management: Getting the most from your infrastructure

    Asset Management: Getting the most from your infrastructure

    April 11, 2013

    By James R. Hegarty, P.E., Barbara Marczak, P.E., and Brian Vilmont, P.E. Our infrastructure provides the foundation on which our communities are built: the roads that enable our transportation, the watermains that provide our drinking water, the sewers and treatment plants that put clean water back into our environment, and the buildings upon which our […]

  • Dam Removal Grants Available

    Dam Removal Grants Available

    October 18, 2012

    MDNR has announced that $2.35 million in grants will be available to remove dams. Applications are due December 5, 2012. P&N has four successful dam removals and several dam removal studies to its credit. Here are some of them. If you are interested in pursuing one of these grants, contact Jim Hegarty.

  • Pentwater Clean Water Plant Breaks Ground

    Pentwater Clean Water Plant Breaks Ground

    August 15, 2012

    On August 14, 2012, the Village of Pentwater held a groundbreaking for its new Clean Water Plant. The welcome and project history were given by Village President, Juanita Pierman.  Project descriptions were given by Village Manager, Jim Miller.  Prein&Newhof followed up with a thank-you to the Village, for allowing us to be a part of […]

  • Five Myths about Great Lakes Water

    Five Myths about Great Lakes Water

    July 10, 2012

    There’s a growing fear that the Great Lakes water is in danger, and that we need to work quickly to keep people from trying to steal it – or worse, sell and profit from it. Fortunately, this fear is unfounded, based largely on myths about current laws and practices.   Myth #1 – We are […]