Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada Ltd. opened in Calgary, AB, in 2010

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October 21, 2017

October 16, 2017

Barr client's project named ReScape Award finalist
A project sponsored by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization has been named a ReScape Award finalist in the Environmental Impact category. The MWMO’s more

October 13, 2017

clients visit Barr to learn about water reuse in Minnesota
In conjunction with “Imagine a Day Without Water” on October 12, Barr hosted more than 100 clients for “Water Reuse in Minnesota: What’s Happening NOW?” The event included a more

October 6, 2017

Barr’s Ali Ling presents at water microbiome conference
In late September, environmental engineer Ali Ling (pictured below) spoke about the role of microbes in wastewater more

October 5, 2017

Barr’s Jeong-Yun Won and Francisco Hernandez Martinez present at geotechnical conference in Seoul

October 5, 2017

Barr’s Brian Tri presents at wind power meeting
Yesterday, senior civil/structural engineer Brian Tri (pictured below) spoke about repowering wind turbines using existing more

October 4, 2017

closed for 5 years, rebuilt Highway 210 re-opens

Five years of planning and work to rebuild a scenic highway in northeastern Minnesota damaged by flooding culminated with a grand re-opening on October 4. A section more

October 3, 2017

Barr’s Dave Dahlstrom to present at groundwater conference
On November 2, the American Groundwater Trust is hosting the “Conference on Maximizing America’s Alluvial Aquifers” in Louisville, Kentucky. The conference focuses on alternative more

September 26, 2017

Barr’s Brian LeMon receives volunteer of the year award
At the 2017 Minnesota Section of the American Water Works Association conference in September, Barr’s Brian LeMon received more

September 25, 2017

battling the heat, humidity, and hills
Despite a hot and humid day, 25 runners from Barr recently completed the 2017 Surly Brewing Co. Trail Loppet at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The participants more

September 21, 2017

Barr hosts air-permitting course
Barr recently hosted a two-day course on air permitting requirements in Minnesota for environmental managers, compliance specialists, and other environmental professionals. more

September 19, 2017

construction of US Highway 53 bridge completed
As part of the US Highway 53 relocation project, the Minnesota Department of Transportation recently completed the state’s tallest bridge by deck height. The project, led by more

September 7, 2017

Barr to deliver four presentations at Dam Safety 2017
Barr staff members are scheduled for four presentations at Dam Safety 2017, sponsored by the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), September 10-14 in San more

September 5, 2017

Barr’s Matt Metzger and Omid Mohseni to present at upcoming conference
From September 10 through 13, the American Society of Civil Engineers brings the 2017 Congress on Technical Advancement to Duluth, Minnesota. Two of Barr’s engineers, more

September 5, 2017

Trout Brook interceptor project featured in official publication of Tunnelling Association of Canada
The August–September issue of Tunnels and Tunnelling, official publication of the Tunnelling Association of Canada, features a cover story on Barr’s repairs and restoration more

August 31, 2017

Maplewood Mall held up as example of great suburban design
Maplewood Mall’s stormwater management system reduces polluted runoff, while meeting regulatory, technical, and aesthetic challenges. To read a recent article on three of the key more

August 30, 2017

Barr project wins engineering award
The West River Parkway landslide slope repair project recently won an Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest 2017 Best Project Award in the category for projects under $10 more

August 8, 2017

engineering interns share lessons learned
Interns from Barr’s engineering and design group recently shared highlights of their experiences and some details about projects they’ve worked on this more

July 31, 2017

Barr’s Denise Levitan selected for SME’s Young Leaders Committee
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration recently selected Denise Levitan for its Young Leaders Committee Class more

July 31, 2017

B.J. Knapp, Andrea Collier, Jerry Gibbs, and David Koltz join Barr
Barr adds a senior electrical engineer in Minneapolis, a senior environmental engineer in Jefferson City, and a senior water resources consultant and senior environmental more

July 19, 2017

Janna Kieffer presents strategies for adapting to climate change
Janna Kieffer, PE was the featured speaker at the Twin Ports Climate Coalition’s July monthly meeting in Duluth, more

July 12, 2017

Rachael Shetka, Paul Fraser, and Brent Theroux join Barr
Barr adds a senior environmental specialist in Duluth, a senior ecologist in Calgary, and a senior geotechnical engineer in more

December 19, 2016

regulatory update
In June 2016, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act for the 21st Century, which amended the primary chemical-management law in the U.S.: more