• Seminar Sparks Rethinking Curve Number Rainfall-Runoff Method

    Maraliese Beveridge

    The USDA NRCS Curve Number Method (CN Method) is an application used to provide guidance to design engineers in calculating single event rainfall-runoff volumes that was originally developed in the mid-1950s for agricultural uplands and overland flow. Over time, the CN Method has become entrenched with governmental agencies and private entities dealing with hydrology and embedded in flood control, environmental impact, and sediment-erosion modeling methodologies... ... Read More

  • Municipalities Unite at the 2015 NJSLOM Conference & NJSME Awards

    Maser Consulting

    In New Jersey, the largest municipal event by far is heralded in by the NJ State League of Municipalities’ (NJSLOM) Annual Conference held within the casinos of Atlantic City, NJ. This 3-day long event is filled with handshaking, info-booths, making friends, enjoying the festivities, developing business contacts and a chance to compare notes with any one of the 565 municipalities ... Read More

  • Surviving an MS4 Inspection for PA Townships

    Maser Consulting

    Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System, or MS4 for short, is a wake-up call to all Pennsylvania municipalities that need to meet current MS4 system requirements. Maser Consulting’s Ronald Madison, PE and Suzanne Zitzman, GISP have experience working with some of these townships to help get them on the path to successfully meeting these EPA-mandated obligations. ... Read More

  • GIS: Managing Your Assets in Today’s Mobile Environment

    Maraliese Beveridge

    It was only a handful of years ago when infrastructure piping, pumps, signs and electrical systems were managed via cumbersome scaled paper mapping systems. But with today’s digital asset inventory system, that information is available 24/7 right at your fingertips. Paper systems were a good record keeping method in the past but not a convenient ... Read More

  • Extending Roadway Lifespans with Micro-Surfacing

    Andrew Hipolit

    With another severe winter under our belts, New Jersey’s roadways are emerging from the layers of snow, ice, and salt with the usual signs of damage. Road program budgets are limited, and many communities are left wondering what affordable options exist for fixing or preventing the potholes and cracks plaguing their local streets. The level ... Read More