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Three P&N Engineers earn PE Licenses

Prein&Newhof is proud to announce that Tyler DeNooyer, Steve Taplin, and Lucas Timmer recently earned their Professional Engineer (PE) licenses in the State of Michigan. To earn the PE license in the State of Michigan, individuals must earn a four–year college degree, pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, work under a Professional Engineer for at least four years […]

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GLFT Grants Available for Water Access Sites

The Great Lakes Fishery Trust (GLFT) has up to $500,000 available for projects focused on significantly increasing access to the Great Lakes fishery for shore-based angling and tribal commercial fishing in Michigan. Supported activities may include: Construction of new access sites Upgrades and renovations to existing access sites Engineering and feasibility studies for proposed access […]

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Michigan’s New Lead and Copper Rule is Now in Effect

Following much debate and public input, Michigan’s new lead pipe regulation is strictest in the nation. Michigan’s New Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) has been filed with the State’s Office of the Great Seal, putting it into effect immediately. The Rule is under the authority of the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act. With this new LCR, Michigan now has the […]

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Are you concerned about PFAS in Michigan’s drinking water?

Michigan is home to the largest supply of fresh water in the world. Unfortunately, Michigan received national attention a few years ago for lead contamination in a municipal drinking water supply. Now, news agencies are reporting on PFAS (per- and poly-fluoralkyl substances) identified in several drinking water sources throughout Michigan. What should you do? Be aware of […]

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Hegarty retires from P&N after 25 years

James Hegarty, PE retired in May after 25 years at Prein&Newhof. With a background in pipe sales, Jim joined P&N in 1993, and was given the directive to “get more work”. During his career, Jim approached his work with an entrepreneurial mindset, applying his broad working knowledge of civil engineering to find new client relationships […]

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P&N mourns the loss of Ed Prein, Co-Founder

We are saddened by the recent death of Prein&Newhof co-founder, H. Edward Prein. Our thoughts and prayers go to the Prein family during this time. Ed will be remembered for his vision, wisdom, strong technical skills, and committed service to our clients, all of which helped to grow our business. In 1969, Ed Prein, PE, PS and Tom Newhof, PE established Prein&Newhof, a […]

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USDA-RD funding options available for water projects

The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development has several programs to assist businesses and municipalities with infrastructure issues in rural areas. The USDA–RD Michigan office recently announced that they have additional appropriation from the federal office for its Water and Waste Disposal Grant and Low Interest Loan Program. This program provides funding for clean and reliable drinking […]

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MDNR offering $3.6M in grants to fight Invasive Species

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is now accepting proposals for projects that will help prevent and control invasive species. Through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP), $3.6 million is expected to be available to applicants in 2018. The program is part of a statewide initiative to prevent and control species that can cause […]

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Cherry Capital Airport Receives MDOT-AERO Award

Congratulations to the Northwestern Regional Airport Commission at Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City on its recognition as Airport of the Year by MDOT–AERO (Michigan Department of Transportation–Aeronautics) for its outstanding efforts associated with the rehabilitation and extension of Runway 10/28. Prein&Newhof’s airport team worked for 10+ years with TVC staff, the Northwestern Regional Airport Commission, […]

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President Trump’s water infrastructure proposal shifts current funding models

By Jim Hegarty, PE The University of North Carolina’s Environmental Finance Center recently shared an article highlighting four proposed White House initiatives that could change business as usual in the water infrastructure funding world. The four concepts introduced in it are: $100 billion in incentives for projects that increase revenue streams and support economic development. A […]

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Thomas Smith named Chair of MSFA

Congratulations to P&N Senior Project Manager Thomas A. Smith, PE, CFM who was recently named Chair of the Michigan Stormwater–Floodplain Association (MSFA). Tom has been a member of MSFA for 15 years, and has served on the Board of Directors since 2010. As Chair, he is responsible for presiding over MSFA Executive Board Meetings and the annual […]

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P&N Professional Jonathan Nelson earns PE License

Prein&Newhof is proud to announce that Jonathan Nelson recently earned his Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Michigan. To earn the PE license in the State of Michigan, individuals must earn a four–year college degree, pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, work under a Professional Engineer for at least four years, and pass the Principles and […]

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City of Walker Pedestrian Tunnel wins APWA Award

Congratulations to our client, City of Walker, project manager Jason Washler, and our P&N project team on the recognition for the Fred Meijer Standale Trail Pedestrian Tunnel at M–45. This project recently won the American Public Works Association (APWA) Michigan Project of the Year (2018) for the Transportation category. This award was established to promote […]

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State of MI offering rebates for LED lighting

To encourage energy waste reduction, the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) is offering rebates for conversion to light-emitting diodes (LEDs). There are two programs with money available for distribution: 2018 LED Streetlight Rebate Program 2018 LED Buildings (Public & Nonprofit) Interior and Exterior Lighting Rebate Program MAE will match utility rebates up to 25 % […]

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Applications for MDNR Recreation Grants Due April 1

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced increased funding limits for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and for the Recreation Passport (RP) Grants for 2018. The LWCF maximum grant is $300,000, up from $150,000 last year, and the RP maximum grant is $150,000 increased from $75,000. Eligible projects include: Acquisition of property for recreation Development […]

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Need a Land Survey quote?

Get in touch with us today by completing this short e-form on our website’s Survey page. Our survey team wants to help! Our capabilities include: Addressing ALTA/ACSM As Constructed Boundary Surveys Cemetery Surveys Construction Staking Deed Mapping Drain Surveys Legal Descriptions Mortgage Inspections Topographic Surveys After you complete the e-form, we will contact you to […]

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