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Jan 19

ACEC: Next Round Brewing Recognized in KY, Moving to Nationals

Next Round Brewing is a collaborative project entered in the 2021 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards Competition. This image shows a portion of the poster used as part of the entry.
 Next Round Brewing is a collaborative project entered in the 2021 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards Competition. This image shows a portion of the poster used as part of the entry.

GRW is honored to be involved with this project focused on demonstrating the value of water recovery.

Next Round Brewing tackles this mission using a practical, but unique approach - cleaning and treating water from water resource recovery facility effluent to provide safe, high quality water to to brew high quality craft beers.

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Jun 24

Remembering Lyle Wolf

The GRW family, past and present, is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Lyle Wolf. Mr. Wolf helped found the firm in 1965 and served as president from 1967 to 1992.

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Jan 06

Engineering, Artistry & Generosity Focus of Dedication in Ashland, KY

A dedication held January 3 along the Ohio River at the Port of Ashland, Ashland, KY, celebrated engineering, artistic ability, and generosity. The event focused on three bronze sculptures, which reportedly are among the largest of their type in the United States.

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Dec 03

GRW Achieves Green Check Certification

Earlier this year, GRW made strides toward using sustainable practices in and around our office in Lexington, KY -- and in the process became a bronze level Green Check member.

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Nov 19

Kentucky APWA Recognizes Three GRW Projects

Representatives from GRW project teams and our clients, as well as Dirk Gowin, who's this year's APWA-KY Chapter President and an employee of Louisville Metro Government, were on hand to accept recognition during the Chapter's award luncheon, held as part of its annual conference in Louisville. Mr. Gowin is standing at far right in each photo. Shown (left photo): GRW's Joe Pavoni & Todd Solomon; (middle photo) GRW's Greg Kreutzjans & Warren Iulg; Daniel Menetrey (Boone County Public Works Capital Project Ma
 Representatives from GRW project teams and our clients, as well as Dirk Gowin, who's this year's APWA-KY Chapter President and an employee of Louisville Metro Government, were on hand to accept recognition during the Chapter's award luncheon, held as part of its annual conference in Louisville. Mr. Gowin is standing at far right in each photo. Shown (left photo): GRW's Joe Pavoni & Todd Solomon; (middle photo) GRW's Greg Kreutzjans & Warren Iulg; Daniel Menetrey (Boone County Public Works Capital Project Manager); (right photo) Civil Design Inc.'s Laura Davis; Cornerstone Engineering's Georgiy Orlov, Ben Zinninger, Becca Dyer & Chella Subram; GRW's Todd Solomon, and Louisville MSD's Meskerem Eshetu.

APWA-KY recognized three GRW projects during its Louisville conference titled, “Our Aging Infrastructure."

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Nov 14

Two GRW Clients Recognized with ACEC-KY Awards

ACEC-Kentucky recognized two GRW-designed projects during its 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards program.

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Aug 26

Wrap-Up: 2019 Water Professionals Conference

We're recognizing GRW employees who received awards and/or recognition during the 2019 Water Professionals Conference held August 19-21 in Louisville. Shown with a few conference activity shots are (from left) Josh Flanery, Scott Clark, Robert Bates, and Brad Montgomery.
 We're recognizing GRW employees who received awards and/or recognition during the 2019 Water Professionals Conference held August 19-21 in Louisville. Shown with a few conference activity shots are (from left) Josh Flanery, Scott Clark, Robert Bates, and Brad Montgomery.

Read about our award-recipients in this KY/TN WPC 2019 wrap up.

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Jun 26

GRW In the News: Nicholasville Fire Station Groundbreaking

A ground breaking was held for Nicholasville, KY's newest fire station. Shown is a GRW rendering of the exterior of the 7,200 SF facility and a snapshot from the event.
 A ground breaking was held for Nicholasville, KY's newest fire station. Shown is a GRW rendering of the exterior of the 7,200 SF facility and a snapshot from the event.

It was a great day for a groundbreaking for the City of Nicholasville's fourth fire station to be built at 785 E. Brannon Road. 

GRW was proud to participate with the Nicholasville's Mayor Pete Sutherland, City Commissioner Betty Black, whose administrative areas are police and fire departments, and Fire Chief Mark Case.

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Jun 05

GRW Names New Vice Presidents

Read more about our five new vice presidents.

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May 31

Midway University Honors GRW's Lyle Wolf

A snapshot of the Spotlight Awards program is shown above left. Above right is a photo of Lyle Wolf, center front, during Midway's ceremony. He's joined by GRW employees, from left, Bob Smallwood, Rob Hench, Harvey Helm, Brad Montgomery (GRW's current president), and Joe Henry. Rick Wolf, second from left, is Lyle's son; he started his engineering career at GRW alongside many of those shown above.
 A snapshot of the Spotlight Awards program is shown above left. Above right is a photo of Lyle Wolf, center front, during Midway's ceremony. He's joined by GRW employees, from left, Bob Smallwood, Rob Hench, Harvey Helm, Brad Montgomery (GRW's current president), and Joe Henry. Rick Wolf, second from left, is Lyle's son; he started his engineering career at GRW alongside many of those shown above.

Midway University's sixth annual Spotlight Awards ceremony included a special member of the GRW team, the firm's second president Lyle Wolf; he served as GRW’s president from 1967 to 1991. GRW joined the universi

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May 30

Congratulations to Kentucky's 2019 SJWP Winners

Ellie Hummel and Jane Hu, at center, left and right, respectively, hold their SJWP certificates. Attending the ceremony were Valerie Lucas, representing KY-TN WEA, at Ms. Hummel's left; Kay Sanborn, representing KY/TN AWWA, back row between the prize winners, and Milad Ebrahimi, representing Louisville MSD, far right. Louisville office team members shown include, from left, Tyler Bridges, Nick Gunselman, Shanna Stone, Josh Flanery, Robert Bates, Joe Pavoni, and Adalyn Haney.
 Ellie Hummel and Jane Hu, at center, left and right, respectively, hold their SJWP certificates. Attending the ceremony were Valerie Lucas, representing KY-TN WEA, at Ms. Hummel's left; Kay Sanborn, representing KY/TN AWWA, back row between the prize winners, and Milad Ebrahimi, representing Louisville MSD, far right. Louisville office team members shown include, from left, Tyler Bridges, Nick Gunselman, Shanna Stone, Josh Flanery, Robert Bates, Joe Pavoni, and Adalyn Haney.

No one can say Louisville high school students Jane Hu and Ellie Hummel don't take water or science seriously. This week they won Kentucky's 2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) for their water-related research. 

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May 23

Louisville MSD Holds Ribbon Cutting for Clifton Heights Basin

Louisville MSD holds ribbon cutting for new wet weather storage basin.

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May 06

GRW Ranked Among Top 500 Design Firms by Engineering News Record

Construction is well underway -- as shown in this shot taken by an unmanned aerial system -- for the Escambia County Correctional Facility in Pensacola, FL.
 Construction is well underway -- as shown in this shot taken by an unmanned aerial system -- for the Escambia County Correctional Facility in Pensacola, FL.

This year marks the 47th year in a row GRW has been named to the Top 500 Design Firms. The annual Top 500 Design Firms ranking is provided by Engineering News Record, one of the industry's premier publications, providing the engineering and construction news, analysis, and data for industry professionals.

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May 01

GRW Welcomes Cory Sharrard

Cory Sharrard, PE, LEED AP, has joined GRW's mechanical engineering team in the firm's Lexington, KY, office. 

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Apr 30

The State of Water Loss in Kentucky and Tennessee

In a report published in the spring 2019 issue of Straight from the Tap, David Osborne, PE, discusses the state of water loss -- also known as non-revenue water -- in Kentucky and Tennessee. Straight from the Tap is a publication of American Water Works Association Kentucky/Tennessee Section.

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Apr 05

Mitch Long Promoted to GRW Vice President

Mitch Long, GRW's newest Vice President, shown at work, far left and at right. With Mitch above left are two other GRW Vice Presidents/Officers, Ben Fister, center, and Rob Hench, seated.
 Mitch Long, GRW's newest Vice President, shown at work, far left and at right. With Mitch above left are two other GRW Vice Presidents/Officers, Ben Fister, center, and Rob Hench, seated.

Mitch Long, PLS, CP, GISP, has been named GRW’s newest Vice President.

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Mar 25

Two GRW Clients & Projects Recognized at ACEC-IN Engineering Excellence Awards Program

Thank you to ACEC-Indiana for sharing photos from your event, like these showing members of our Indianapolis office project team, Joe Tierney, Alex White, George Lewis, as well as representatives from Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District and Fall Creek Regional Waste District.
 Thank you to ACEC-Indiana for sharing photos from your event, like these showing members of our Indianapolis office project team, Joe Tierney, Alex White, George Lewis, as well as representatives from Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District and Fall Creek Regional Waste District.

ACEC-Indiana recognized two GRW-designed projects as State Finalists during its 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards program in March. 

The awards went to two long-time GRW clients; we’ve been working with both Fall Creek and Twin Lakes since 2004:

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Jan 21

Joe Pavoni, GRW Add New Credentials: Assoc. DBIA

Joe Pavoni, above right, is GRW's first employee to earn his Assoc. DBIA credential -- but it's not the first time our firm has delivered projects using the design-build method. The photo shown in the background here was completed for Louisville MSD with GRW as the lead design firm for the design-build of the 1.2 billion gallon per day (BGD) Western Flood Pump Station renovation project.
 Joe Pavoni, above right, is GRW's first employee to earn his Assoc. DBIA credential -- but it's not the first time our firm has delivered projects using the design-build method. The photo shown in the background here was completed for Louisville MSD with GRW as the lead design firm for the design-build of the 1.2 billion gallon per day (BGD) Western Flood Pump Station renovation project.

Joe Pavoni is the first GRW employee to earn the designation Assoc. DBIA (Associate Design-Build Professional) by successfully completing the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)’s comprehensive education, training, and certification testing program.

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Nov 02

GRW Collects Imagery to Assist with Hurricane Disaster Recovery

This cell-phone photo was taking during a flight GRW pilots flew as part of a disaster recovery assignment to collect aerial imagery following Hurricane Michael in Florida.
 This cell-phone photo was taking during a flight GRW pilots flew as part of a disaster recovery assignment to collect aerial imagery following Hurricane Michael in Florida.

GRW used its Vexcel cameras in October to collect imagery of hurricane damage in Florida and Georgia.

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Sep 10

Bob Smallwood Receives 2018 UK Civil Engineering Award

Bob Smallwood receives his 2018 UK Civil Engineering Achievement Award.
 Bob Smallwood receives his 2018 UK Civil Engineering Achievement Award.

Bob Smallwood receives 2018 UK Civil Engineering Achievement Award.

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