The Impact of De-icing on Porous Pavement

Porous bituminous pavement is a type of paved surface that has a higher percentage of voids than typical pavement. These voids allow water to pass through the surface easily, reaching the groundwater table beneath. Porous pavement is becoming increasingly useful to land developers, as the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) classifies it as a form of “Green Infrastructure,”

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Civil 3D’s Cut-Fill Capabilities

AutoCAD Civil 3D is a very intricate program that is widely used in the Civil Engineering and Surveying Professions. Throughout the years, this program has been optimized to expedite the design process and new capabilities have been added to assist civil engineers in a wide range of tasks. One capability that our team at WJH Engineering utilizes to provide value

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What Does it Take to Be a Professional Engineer?

Becoming a Professional Engineer (P.E.) is a milestone many graduate engineers strive to reach in their careers. This title is significant for many reasons. To a client, it means you’ve got the credentials to warrant their trust and respect. To an employer, it signals your ability to take on a higher level of responsibility. Basically, becoming a licensed P.E. is

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NJ League of Municipalities 108th Annual Conference

The strongest communities are built on a foundation of trust and cooperation. The New Jersey League of Municipalities Annual Conference contributes towards a sense of community in New Jersey by providing private professionals and government officials with an opportunity to network and share their ideas. This event is particularly beneficial to New Jersey residents because it opens the doors to

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What is Landscape Architecture?

Landscape architects design outdoor spaces within housing developments, urban areas, campuses, and recreational facilities. Their work takes social and natural processes into consideration to establish harmony between human communities and the natural environment they are set in. The importance of landscape architects has increased in recent years due to the growing concern for climate change and natural disasters. A landscape

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What is Infiltration?

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) focuses on three major components for stormwater management systems. The first component is quantity, which refers to the amount of stormwater that a system can collect. The second component is quality, which refers to the treatment of said stormwater. And the final component is infiltration, which refers to a system’s ability to

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