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#1 Ranking with OC Watersheds

Value-Added WWTP Expansion

Water Laboratory Happenings

Sustainability in Swimming Pool Systems

Hydraulic Physical Model - Findings

Phoenix Office Move

Conference Presentations

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PACE Ranks #1 for On-Call Support Services with Orange County Public Works
OC Watershed

In November 2011, Orange County Public Works announced their list of consultants for On-Call Support Services for Watershed Planning & Engineering and PACE is very proud to be ranked #1 out of 14 highly reputable firms who submitted qualifications.

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Getting More “Bang for the Buck” on Wastewater Treatment Expansion Project
Somerton WRF

After careful evaluation of the original expansion plan, several opportunities to enhance value and reduce capital and operational costs of the City of Somerton’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) were identified.

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Water Lab Happenings
OC Watershed

PACE has an onsite environmental water lab working both in water quality testing and in piloting new projects on behalf of our clients and their respective projects.

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Sustainability in Swimming Pool Systems
OC Watershed

Almost every planned residential community and resort includes a swim facility as one of their amenities. Swim facilities include high power needs for pumping and heating, but opportunities to reduce energy and apply sustainable design practices are traditionally overlooked.

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Findings from Physical Model Study
OC Watershed

A sophisticated 130-foot long physical hydraulic flume model of the East Garden Grove - Wintersburg Channel (EGGWC) was developed to resolve significant engineering analysis challenges and identify channel improvement approaches that have the potential to save the County of Orange millions of dollars.

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Our Arizona office has moved
OC Watershed

Please update our contact information:

7434 E. McDonald Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona 85250

Mailing Address:
PO Box 4805
Scottsdale, AZ 85261-4805
Tel: 480. 991.3595
Fax: 480.751.1810


2011 Conference Presentations

PACE was a speaker at several water resource and AEC industry conferences in 2011. Many of the presentations that were given are available to view through our website. Click on the topic title below to access the presentations:

Effects of Nitrification, Stratification, and Chlorination in the Country's Largest Recycled Water Reservoirs
California Water Environment Association (CWEA) - Andy Komor, MS, PE

1. Borrego Wash Stabilization & Restoration Program
2. Design of Regional Urban Watershed Dry-Weather Flow Treatment & Reclamation System – Talbert Lake Diversion Project

Headwaters to Ocean Conference - Bruce M. Phillips, MS, PE

Tuned Ponds and Micro-Wetlands to Mitigate Hydromodification Impacts
StormCon - Andrew Ronnau, PhD, PE

Desalination of Golf Irrigation Water - Water Reduction & Turf Improvement Benefits versus Cost & Operation Risks
Water Reuse Symposium - Andy Komor, MS, PE

Mitigation of Anoxic Hypolimnetic Water in a Drinking Water Reservoir by Bottom Water Withdrawal and Treatment - Bench-Scale Ozone Test and Full-Sale Water Treatment
IOA-IUVA Conference - Keisuke Ikehata, PhD, PEng

Taking Water Systems Beyond Requirements Into True Functionality
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) - Ronald Rovansek, PhD, PE, LEED AP

Multi-Objective Decision Tool for Flood Control Masterplanning
Floodplain Management Association (FMA) - Bruce M. Phillips, MS, PE

Look for PACE at the Following 2012 Upcoming Conferences:
Arizona Water // May 2 - May 4 (Glendale, AZ)
Headwaters to Oceans // May 29 - May 31 (San Diego, CA)
Arizona American Public Works Association // August 6 - August 7 (Phoenix, AZ)
StormCon // August 19 - August 23 (Denver, CO)

American Public Work Association (APWA) Congress & Expo // August 26 - August 29 (Anaheim,CA)
Floodplain Management Association // September 4 - September 7 (Sacramento, CA)
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) // September 28 - October 1 (Phoenix, AZ)
WEFTEC // September 29 - October 3 (New Orleans, LA)
California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) // November 5 - Novembe 7 (San Diego, CA)
Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) // December 4 - December 7 (San Diego, CA

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