Category Archives: Water/Wastewater

Schemmer Marks National Water Quality Month

Schemmer Marks National Water Quality Month It's easy to not give water quality a second thought. We go to the faucet or drinking fountain or water cooler and get a glass of water without considering where our water comes from. In recognition of National Water Quality Month during August, Schemmer is highlighting where our water…
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Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.

Logos are a part of our everyday life, on a t-shirt, a TV commercial and signs as you drive through town. They can be big, small, colorful, simple or bold. All have their own unique attributes, but they are everywhere. Many of them often include taglines such as "Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.," but…
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Schemmer Awarded Two 2019 ACEC Nebraska Merit Awards

Schemmer has received two 2019 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Nebraska Merit Awards. The categorical Merit Awards were awarded to the firm for our County Road G76 Over I-35 project for the Iowa Department of Transportation in the Structural Systems category and the OPW 53048 Missouri River Water Resource Recovery Facility: Primary Clarifiers Piping Rehabilitation for the City of Omaha in the Water and Waste Water category. Once a year, the ACEC celebrates those exhibiting the most innovative projects…
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Water and Wastewater Trends

When opening the bill from your utility company, it is not uncommon to see an increase in rates for the water/wastewater services. Why do the rates keep going up?While there are numerous factors affecting the amount on the bill, there are three items that have a significant impact on rates: aging infrastructure, increasingly stringent government…
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