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Best practices in capital equipment commissioning

Peter Kalish

OBG’s Peter Kalish has contributed an article titled, “Best Practices in Capital Equipment Commissioning” to Chemical Engineering that is the magazine’s cover story for November 2018. By following commissioning best practices, capital equipment investments can more reliably achieve their investment objectives, creating a win-win scenario for the purchaser and supplier...

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WaterJAM 2018

OBG recently took park in the Virginia WaterJAM 2018 conference, hosted by the Virginia Section American Water Works Association and Virginia Water Environment Association, in Virginia Beach, Virginia on September 10-13, 2018. Themed Waves of Innovation, this year's conference highlighted the water industry’s commitment to excellence in protection of the public an...

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WaterJAM 2017 Conference

OBG delivered three presentations at the WaterJAM 2017 Conference, which took place on September 11 - 14, 2017 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, Virginia. The annual conference brings together experts to share their experiences and expertise in meeting water and wastewater infrastructure challenges. Our team of experts also challenged attendees to...

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2017 Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference

George Rest, PE discusses filter failures at the Tri-Association Conference

OBG delivered five presentations at the Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference, which took place on August 29 - September 1, 2017 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland. The annual conference brings together experts to share their experiences and expertise in meeting water quality and water environment challenges. View our presentations:...

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Protecting watersheds and coastal settings

Meet Murat Utku

Murat Utku, PhD, PE

Murat Utku joined OBG in July, bringing leadership in protecting, sustaining, and managing natural features, facilities, and infrastructure in watersheds and coastal settings. His specialized expertise spans resiliency; climate change; ecosystem restoration and mitigation; hydraulic/coastal engineering; river, estuarine, and coastal sediment and pollutant transport processes; dredging; flood damage reduction;...

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SUNY/PPAA & NYAPPA joint summer conference

OBG energy experts took part in the SUNY/PPAA & NYAPPA joint summer conference

OBG energy experts recently participated in the State University of New York Physical Plant Administration Association (SUNY/PPAA) and New York Chapter of APPA (NYAPPA) joint summer conference: Energizing your Campus on July 11-13, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. The annual conference brings together all disciplines of facilities maintenance and planning&...

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ASSE Safety 2017 Conference

Dan Argramonte and Maureen Hoke presented during the ASSE Safety 2017 Conference

OBG environmental experts recently presented during the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference & Exposition on June 19-22 in Denver, Colorado. The annual conference brings together more than 4,000 occupational safety and health professionals to learn about best practices, case...

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Watershed/coastal science and engineering

Chris Calkins,

Our nation faces many challenges, including the threat posed to people, property, and infrastructure in vulnerable geographic settings.  While specific circumstances may vary, this vulnerability is often associated with proximity to water. Shifting weather patterns have contributed to increases in precipitation quantity, intensity, and duration, leading to stormwater issues,...

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ASDSO Dam Safety 2016

Matt Marchisello, PE discusses historic dam infrastructure (Photo by Dam Safety 2016)

OBG water experts recently presented during the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Dam Safety 2016 conference on September 11–15 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At this leading conference on dam and levee safety engineering and technology transfer, the OBG team delivered presentations during sessions on Rehabilitation Case Histories for Hi...

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