Different types of rebar include black bar, stainless steel, and epoxy coated black bar. Each type is used in certain situations depending on the application required. Construction plans involving rebar can be easily read by understanding some simple things about rebar.

MN2050 is a not-for-profit, collaborative advocacy group for Minnesota Infrastructure, including airports, bridges, ports, roads, potable water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure.

Sealing an abandoned well is an important action in preserving local water quality. Abandoned wells pose a very significant risk as a direct route for contaminants from the surface to enter the underground water supply.

The Minnesota Well Code contains a provision outlining separation or isolation distances between water supply wells and potential sources of contamination.

Based on guidance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Minnesota has a water quality standard to protect aquatic plants and animals from impacts from chloride.

The potential for soil and groundwater pollution is a very real concern to someone undertaking a real estate purchase. The person liable for a polluted property is generally the one who causes, possesses, or controls the contamination.

Stormwater is the water that runs over the land during a rain event. In places where impervious surface is increased (by homes and roads), stormwater is collected on these surfaces and doesn’t soak into the ground, thus creating stormwater runoff. To prevent flooding, engineers design storm sewer systems to capture the runoff in catch basins and direct it to ponds or areas that treat the water before infiltrating it back into the ground or sending it down stream to large lakes and rivers.

In residential neighborhoods, the two most commonly used curb types are surmountable curb and barrier curb.

Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil – Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) is an innovative system for bridge substructures designed to reduce construction time and costs by utilizing common construction techniques and soil reinforcement.

Beyond Pokémon Go, the Future of Augmented Reality
Augmented Reality (AR) is the latest technology craze to take off in the realm of enhanced visualizations. Augmented Reality seeks to enhance, or augment, the world around us by adding graphics, video, sound, feedback, and even smells to the world as it exists. It tries to blur the lines of what is real and what is not, to make reality and non-reality indistinguishable, all for the purpose of enhancing a user’s experience. Thumbnail image source: https://www.inition.co.uk

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