Tony Ranch Cultural Resource & Ecological Assessment Project

ACS, subconsultant to the Moore/Swick Partnership, recently completed an exciting research project for the Superstition Area Land Trust (SALT). The fieldwork involved the baseline documentation of existing resources and conditions at Tony Ranch in Haunted Canyon, which hosts a unique middle elevation riparian setting for Arizona. Haunted Canyon is known widely by . . . → Read More: Tony Ranch Cultural Resource & Ecological Assessment Project

Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, Redundant Blowdown Line, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station

In 2001, ACS wrote the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) for the construction of the Redundant Blowndown Line for the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS). The purpose of the project was to construct a blowdown pipeline that will provide PVNGS with a redundant piping system for cooling tower blowdown. ACS . . . → Read More: Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, Redundant Blowdown Line, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station

GIS, Aquifer Protection Permit Management System, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station

The compliance schedule for the APP for the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS) required submittal of a GIS system that incorporated information relative to facility boundaries, discharging facilities, on- and off-site wells, and other information. ACS conducted field verification visits, digitized facility drawings from CAD, and created a database and cartographic . . . → Read More: GIS, Aquifer Protection Permit Management System, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station

GIS, Citywide Pipe and Appurenance Coordinate Point Data Inventory, City of Phoenix

The City of Phoenix Water Services Department contracted ACS and five other firms to begin the process of designing procedures for locating by GPS all of their water and wastewater-related features (including approximately 2.5 million manholes, water meters, and fire hydrants and 11,000 miles of pipe), developing a GIS system for these . . . → Read More: GIS, Citywide Pipe and Appurenance Coordinate Point Data Inventory, City of Phoenix