Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

Infographic: Why environmental due diligence matters in your industry facility

Environmental due diligence is a process that evaluates the condition of real estate  for potential risk of contamination.  This procedure allows investors, developers, and more feel self-assured...

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Dam Rehabilitation and Benefits Explained by the Experts

Current Problems with Dam Rehabilitation

As housing developments continuekeep encroaching on former farm land, numerous old numerous old farm ponds and dams are incorporated into new residential...

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The Cost of land keeps increasing!  In order to maximize the aesthetics, value, and utilization of your property, parking spaces are quite often located below grade.  Pump stations and major sewer...

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Lead Paint in Your Facility? Here's What to Do Next


Lead paint is always disconcerting whether you’ve known about it for years or stumbled into it during a renovation or construction project. Shield Engineering’s experienced environmental...

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Best Practices for Dealing with Asbestos


Did you know that over 4% of lung cancer cases in the U.S. can be attributed to asbestos exposure? Or that mesothelioma, a cancer linked almost exclusively to asbestos, kills over 3,000...

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Infographic: The Ultimate Roadmap to Navigating a Spill Response

Environmental spills are a major issue. Regardless of whether a spill includes a couple of gallons or a large number of gallons, the common habitat and in addition individuals, creatures, and...

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What Insurers are Going to Ask About Your Environmental Spill


The business of storing, handling, and disposing of hazardous materials grows more complex every year. Data from the PHMSA (Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration) shows that...

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Does your Utility Need Water Sector Security Training?


When it comes to water and wastewater, “risk” as a concept wasn’t standardized until surprisingly recently. Until around twenty years ago, acceptable levels of risk were by-and-large up to...

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3 Signs that Vapor Intrusion Is Affecting a Property


According to the EPA,

“Vapor intrusion occurs when vapor-forming chemicals migrate from a subsurface source into an overlying building.”

It wasn’t until the 1980s that the concept of vapor...

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