Emiquon Preserve’s water control system — believed to be the only one of its kind in the world — won an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-IL). The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Maurer-Stutz Inc. and Hanson Professional Services Inc. were recognized for the project Feb. 9 during the organization’s annual Engineering Excellence Awards in Lisle.
Unless you happen to be standing on a hilltop or swimming in the ocean right now, you are on a watershed. These unsung wonders of topography and hydrology are an important contributor to the rain cycle and yet we humans tend to abuse them.
"How Watersheds Work" 12 January 2017. HowStuffWorks.com. <http://www.stuffyoushouldknow.com/podcasts/watersheds.htm> 17 January 2017