WK Dickson acquires Edison Engineering; strengthens water & wastewater infrastructure consulting in Georgia

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W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc., a leading community infrastructure consulting firm, announced today they have acquired Edison Engineering Group, a civil and environmental engineering firm based in Dallas, Georgia. This new partnership will allow WK Dickson to better serve existing and future clients’ critical infrastructure needs throughout the state. “Our partnership with Edison represents a…

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WK Dickson selected for Aviation GEC contract with Albert J. Ellis Airport

The Onslow County Board of Commissioners just approved WK Dickson’s new five-year on-call professional consulting services contract to provide architectural and engineering consulting services for the Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ) in Richlands, NC. Projects that may be awarded through the on-call contract include runway extension, roadway relocation, general aviation development, parking lot improvements, rental…

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WK Dickson welcomes new funding and regulatory specialist – Susan Turner

WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of Susan Turner as a funding and regulatory specialist. During her 30-year tenure at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), Susan was responsible for managing and supervising the air, land, water (wastewater, drinking water, stormwater), and rabies programs. She performed hazardous waste inspections…

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: How Does It Work? Dune Infiltration System

Coastal flooding is more than a mere nuisance; it can be a real safety hazard for people who live and vacation in these communities. Dune infiltration systems are a low-cost, low-tech solution for diminishing stormwater discharge and lowering bacteria loads to recreational beaches, and reducing beach closures. But how does it work?  

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FUNDING INFRASTRUCTURE: US Treasury Final ARPA Guidance

As of January 11, 2022, there are two key changes you need to know about ARPA funding based on our recent review of the US Treasury’s Final Guidance. 1 – Use of ARPA funds under Revenue Shortfall for Government Services Final guidance allows units of local government to elect to use a “standard allowance” of $10M (or…

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WK Dickson Welcomes New Senior Consultant – Clay Cannon, PE, LEED AP

WK Dickson is pleased to welcome Clay Cannon, PE, LEED AP, to our team. As a senior land development consultant in our Columbia, South Carolina office, Clay will help lead the land development team and further expand our in-house capabilities by focusing on our public sector clients. Clay has more than 22 years of civil…

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WK Dickson welcomes new project manager – Stephanie Clay, M.S., PE

WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of Stephanie Clay as a project manager in our Knoxville, TN, water resources group. Stephanie will be responsible for managing projects and assigning resources to those projects. With over 30 years in environmental engineering, Stephanie brings a strong background in industrial wastewater pretreatment, developing and enforcing EPA…

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WK Dickson wins engineering excellence grand award for dune infiltration project

WK Dickson has received an Engineering Excellence Grand Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina for our work on the Caswell Beach Dune Infiltration Project in Caswell Beach, North Carolina. Only the second of its kind in North Carolina, the project features a dune infiltration system (DIS) that will accept and infiltrate…

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WK Dickson promotes Weston Boles to Vice President

WK Dickson is pleased to announce that Weston Boles, PE, has been promoted to Vice President. Having taken on the role of Practice Area Leader in our Land Development group in February 2021, Weston and his team of engineers and designers have taken the practice to historic new levels of collaboration and success. Weston joined WK…

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WK Dickson welcomes new project manager – Tricia Malinowski, Ph.D., PE

WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of Tricia Malinowski, Ph.D., PE, as a project manager for our watershed services practice in Charlotte, NC. Tricia has over 25 years of experience advising public and private sector clients in environmental compliance and water resources engineering, planning, and management. Her principle areas of expertise are Clean…

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WK Dickson welcomes new project manager – Anita Robertson

WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of Anita Robertson, PE, as project manager for our North Carolina water resources practice in Raleigh, NC. Anita has over 20 years of progressive engineering and management experience, including process design, remediation engineering, municipal water and wastewater engineering, project management, state and local environmental permitting, state and…

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WK Dickson promotes Weston Boles to Land Development Practice Leader

WK Dickson is pleased to announce that Weston Boles, PE, has been promoted to land development practice leader. In this role, Weston will be responsible for leading the growth and development of WK Dickson’s land development group in existing and new strategic locations throughout the southeast. He will also continue in his role as program…

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WK Dickson wins engineering excellence award for $32M stormwater culvert project

WK Dickson has received an Engineering Excellence Honors Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina for our work on the Town Creek Culvert Project in Greenville, North Carolina. The original culvert built-in 1935 was failing in multiple places, and the city was experiencing severe localized flooding. This $32 million capital improvement…

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WK Dickson wins ACEC-GA Engineering Excellence People’s Choice Award

WK Dickson wins ACEC-GA Engineering Excellence People's Choice Award

In late 2019, WK Dickson was honored to have won a 2020 ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence State Award for our work on the Wastewater Treatment Facility in Dahlonega, GA. The state award is the organization’s highest category. Today we learned we were also awarded the People’s Choice Award, as revealed this morning during a live…

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WK Dickson welcomes new aviation program manager – Chris Birkmeyer

WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Birkmeyer, PE, as program manager for our South Carolina aviation practice. In this role, Chris will be responsible for leading project delivery, business development, and strategic growth of the aviation group in South Carolina and surrounding areas. With over 25 years of service in the…

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: Town Creek Culvert

After completing a citywide stormwater Master Plan for Greenville, NC across its entire 35 square mile jurisdiction, WK Dickson served as the engineer to retrofit the Town Creek watershed, which encompasses the majority of the uptown area that is quickly redeveloping. Because this area was prone to flooding that causes safety, as well as property…

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: Infiltration Gallery – How does it work?

In many areas of the U.S., our drinking water supply comes from a nearby river. But how does that water get from the river to your faucet? One method of extracting water from a river is through something called an infiltration gallery. What exactly is an infiltration gallery and how does it work?

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