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The Emerging PFAS-sphere

We’ve all heard about the chlorine and fluoride in our water, but many people are not aware of the ever-present per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in our food, workplaces, household
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The Ins and Outs of California’s Pathogen Removal Process

California Rules and Regulations Pathogen removal is an essential step in water and wastewater treatment processes. Untreated, contaminated drinking water (or potable water) accounts for 58% of disease-related deaths worldwide
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A Fresh Start to an Engineering Career

Interning at MKN for the past several months has been the perfect addition to my education as an engineer. I have enjoyed the chance to work alongside knowledgeable engineers and
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SUSTAINABILITY & REUSE RULE THE DAY FOR WORLD WATER DAY 2020

March 22nd is World Water Day 2020. This year, the focus is on water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked. The World Water Day 2020
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How Construction Managers Make the Public Works World Go ‘Round

Behind every successful public works construction project, there’s bound to be a good Construction Manager (CM) – and I’m not just saying that because I’m a CM. No, public works construction
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Celebrating Our Interns as World Students’ Day Approaches – October 15, 2019

Authored by Interns Elena Szlemp and Brooke Riehl Over the past few months, we have been fortunate to serve in internships at MKN & Associates. These internships provided exposure to
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Moving Forward with Reverse Osmosis

While our planet is blessed with abundant water, with 70% of its surface being covered by the stuff, only a small fraction of it is suitable for consumption. Most of
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Open Arms: The Welcoming Atmosphere at MKN

I didn’t know what to expect when I first walked through the doors as an intern at MKN & Associates, but I quickly learned that one of the area’s best civil and environmental engineering firms was also one of the most welcoming and friendly workplaces around.
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Professional Development – Every Little Bit Helps

Professional development and ongoing training in any technical occupation can be beneficial, particularly if you’re a relative newcomer – and especially if that occupation is engineering. That’s one reason the biweekly
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Working Together to Get Arsenic Out of the Water

Teamwork is the key to success. That was evident on a recent project, as we were asked to step in and help a couple of companies remove arsenic from contaminated
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