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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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Apr 18

New Address for GRW's Indianapolis Office

GRW's Indianpolis office has a new address. The team is now located at 9001 N Wesleyan Rd, Suite 200, in Indianapolis. 

Our phone number is the same: (317) 347-3650

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Mar 30

GRW Healthcare Project Breaks Ground

GRW joined Maysville, KY-based healthcare service provider Comprehend in ceremony for facility expansion. 

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Mar 30

Three GRW Projects Garner ACEC-KY 2018 Grand Awards

Three GRW projects receiving ACEC-KY Grand Awards in 2018 were the Frankfort Plant Board's new adminstration and telecommunications headend buildings, and LFUCG's Town Branch Wet Weather Flow Storage and Pumping Facilities.
 Three GRW projects receiving ACEC-KY Grand Awards in 2018 were the Frankfort Plant Board's new adminstration and telecommunications headend buildings, and LFUCG's Town Branch Wet Weather Flow Storage and Pumping Facilities.

ACEC-Kentucky recognized three GRW-designed projects with Engineering Excellence Grand Awards.

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Dec 27

GRW on Design-Build Team for Escambia Co. Correctional Facility

This rendering depicts the southwest view of the new, three-story, 300,000-SF, Escambia County Correctional Facility in Pensacola, FL. The approximately $130-million, two-phase, design-build project will replace the more than 600 beds lost in 2014 following a basement flood and subsequent explosion at the detention center.
 This rendering depicts the southwest view of the new, three-story, 300,000-SF, Escambia County Correctional Facility in Pensacola, FL. The approximately $130-million, two-phase, design-build project will replace the more than 600 beds lost in 2014 following a basement flood and subsequent explosion at the detention center.

GRW is leading the design of a new 300,000 SF, approximately $130-million, correctional facility for Escambia County, Fl.

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Dec 01

Canstruction Teamwork, Creativity, and Lots of Food

From start to finish, Lexington's 2017 Canstruction event was a blend of creativity, sweat, and a competitive, but fun way to collecting food items for God's Pantry Food Bank.
 From start to finish, Lexington's 2017 Canstruction event was a blend of creativity, sweat, and a competitive, but fun way to collecting food items for God's Pantry Food Bank.

The ultimate winner of this year's Canstruction event in Lexington, KY, was God's Pantry Food Bank. More than 22,000 items were collected for the organization that serves 50 counties in the Central and Eastern Kentucky regions.

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Dec 01

GRW Learns from WaterStep, Helps Puerto Rico

GRW's WaterStep fundraiser not only was a success, it was educational and inspiring. Having WaterStep's Tomara Brown (above left) visit our office to give us a hands-on introduction to the organization's water disaster kits was an invaluable highlight.
 GRW's WaterStep fundraiser not only was a success, it was educational and inspiring. Having WaterStep's Tomara Brown (above left) visit our office to give us a hands-on introduction to the organization's water disaster kits was an invaluable highlight.

For two weeks in November, GRW employees learned things about water purification from the point of view of those affected by disaster, including Puerto Ricans recovering from this year’s hurricane season.

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Oct 30

WV DOT Awards Team for Work on Route 10

The West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, recognized Chapman Technical Group and two other firms for their combined work on a project known as South Madison Branch - Guyandotte River Bridge, WV Route 10, Logan County.

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Oct 12

Take Time to Understand the Value of Water

Today, GRW joins more than 700 organizations across the country in recognizing Imagine a Day Without Water. The event, organized by the Value of Water, helps raise awareness about challenges facing water systems from coast to coast.

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Oct 03

Hench Named Chief Operating Officer of GRW Aerial Surveys

Rob Hench, one of GRW's longest serving employees, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of GRW Aerial Surveys.

After earning his Bachelor's degree in computer science at the Georgia Institute of Technology, he started his career at GRW in 1985. He’s been a GRW employee for more than 32 years.

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Oct 02

Versailles WWTP Construction Underway

Check out a bird's-eye view of the construction underway on the Versailles WWTP.

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Aug 31

New H20 Award Presented to SD1

Sanitation District No. 1, a long-time client of GRW, received a new award during the recent Governor’s Local Issues Conference in Louisville.

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Jul 05

Municipal Building in KY State Capital Opens to Public

Views of the front, a customer service cubicle, and a multipurpose community/meeting room at the Frankfort Plant Board administration and customer service building on Sower Avenue in Frankfort, KY, are shown above. See more photos here.
 Views of the front, a customer service cubicle, and a multipurpose community/meeting room at the Frankfort Plant Board administration and customer service building on Sower Avenue in Frankfort, KY, are shown above. See more photos here.

An article in The State Journal, Frankfort, KY's, local news source, provided a preview of the new consolidated administration and customer service building for the Frankfort Plant Board.

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May 30

Remembering Claude Lessig

Claude Lessig, PE, shown in GRW's offices. At right he helps cut the ribbon during an opening celebration in 1972 at the firm's Tates Creek location.
 Claude Lessig, PE, shown in GRW's offices. At right he helps cut the ribbon during an opening celebration in 1972 at the firm's Tates Creek location.

GRW is mourning the loss of one of GRW’s founding leaders, Claude Lessig. A water resources engineer and GRW senior vice president, Mr. Lessig became the fifth employee of GRW in 1965.

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May 26

ASHE Bluegrass Receives Charter

Show here is the logo of newest section of the Great Lakes Region of ASHE - the American Socieity of Highway Engineers
 Show here is the logo of newest section of the Great Lakes Region of ASHE - the American Socieity of Highway Engineers

A new section of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) was chartered June 1 in Lexington, KY. 

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May 10

Pavoni Named Manager of GRW's Louisville Office

Joe Pavoni, PE, LEED AP, has been promoted to manager of GRW's Louisville office. Joe has been with GRW for 14 years and has more than 18 years of experience. He earned his Master's and Bachelor's degrees in civil engineering at the University of Kentucky.

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