The previous four blogs in this series have dealt primarily with the purpose and benefits of developing custom utility allowances for Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties. However, today’s blog will involve a shift from the macro Read more
Last week’s Blog # 3, “Making the Business Case for More Affordable Housing” focused on making the business case for affordable housing using custom utility allowances. In the case of new developments, utility allowance Read more
I am writing to share two very important pieces of information relative to the on-going COVID-19 situation.
We are doing our part: As public risk and concern over the COVID-19 virus continues to escalate, we Read more
A simple Google search related to the lack of affordable housing in the United States will yield a plethora of scholarly articles, each one seemingly making the case for more concerted efforts to increase future development and Read more
Have you ever rented an apartment that advertised all bills paid? If so, how concerned were you with the amount of energy and water that you used?
Have you ever rented a home or apartment Read more
by Megan Freytag and Christopher Boyd
Published in the Volume 8, Issue 7 of NCT Texas AWWA newsletter The Lake
(As of March 23, 2020) The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has Read more
Imagine working hard to do the right thing in terms of being energy conscious when it comes to your own home. Then, at the end of the month, you receive a higher than warranted electric bill, one that is based on your Read more
Alan Plummer Associates Inc., a Texas-based water and environmental engineering firm, is rebranding the company, shortening the name to Plummer and updating its brand identity to support its national growth strategy.
“This rebrand stays rooted to the principles Read more
Plummer is pleased to announce that Patrick O’Brien, Mary Portillo, Nick Toussaint and Ruben Vasquez have been appointed Principals in the firm.
Not only do these individuals excel in the technical field, their cumulative addition to our leadership team will significantly Read more
Texas-based Alan Plummer Associates Acquires FEI Engineers
Acquisition expands services to Rocky Mountain West
Fort Worth, TX — Alan Plummer Associates Inc., a Texas-based water and environmental engineering firm, has announced it will expand its geographic reach through the acquisition
What drew you to APAI originally? And how has it changed in 30 years?
I had worked with Alan Plummer in several capacities previously, and I admired his integrity and commitment to quality—and what a genuinely nice person he was.
Over the past few months, Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. (APAI) has been conducting asset management brown bag sessions for our municipal clients. The goal of these sessions is to share ideas, solutions and best practices for delivering asset management to cities
Due to municipal budget constraints, capital projects are often selected as reactions Read more
Alan Plummer Associates Inc. (APAI) announces the election of its newest member of its Board of Directors, Alan E. Davis, PE, PMP
“We are very excited about Alan joining the APAI Board of Directors,” said Dr. Peggy Glass, Chairman of the Board. “He embodies a Read more
APAI is proud to partner with TAWWA to offer a $3,000 scholarship to students pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering at a Texas university. This is an excellent opportunity for students seeking education Read more
On April 4, 2016, APAI officially put down roots in Corpus Christi, Texas at 5934 South Staples Street, Suite 220. This strategic step strengthens our position for water and wastewater engineering design and consulting work along the Texas Gulf Read more
It’s not just about technical expertise, but personal integrity. For the past 36 years, APAI’s principal Betty Jordan has taken an active role in developing creative approaches to a variety Read more
Design Project Manager II – Houston
Are you a design engineer looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, talented, passionate team where initiative is rewarded? Alan Plummer Associates, Inc., an Environmental Engineering consulting firm celebrating its 37th anniversary, not only fits that bill, Read more
APAI Announces First-of-its-kind Direct Potable Reuse (DPR) Resource Document
THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015 This project brought together a team of national and international experts working with the TWDB, 12 utility sponsors, WateReuse Texas and the TCEQ to develop a resource document for DPR. The document
Collaborative Wetland Workshop: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
On March 7, 2016, operators and Water District personnel associated with two of the largest constructed wetland systems in the country met with APAI in a workshop format to exchange information about the systems, discuss lessons learned, Read more
APAI Leading the Way – Austin Samaritans
Peggy Glass, PhD, a principal at APAI, has been leading Austin Samaritans mission trips to Nicaragua since 2008. Although APAI does not have an official group, employees attend these trips, and she hopes to put a group together Read more
Dallas & Austin Business Journals – Top Engineering Firms
For the second year in a row, APAI has ranked among the top 20 engineering firms in North Texas (source Dallas Business Journal). The rankings are based on the number professional engineers each firm has on Read more
Electrical EIT Water/Reuse Treatment Group
Alan Plummer Associates, Inc (APAI) is seeking a May 2016 electrical engineering graduate to provide electrical, instrumentation and control design for Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Lift Stations and Pump Stations. The Candidate will be a team member on multiple projects and Read more
Wetlands Win ENR & NAEP Environments Awards
The Tarrant Regional Water District’s Richland-Chambers Wetland was recently awarded the 2015 National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) National Environmental Excellence Award in Environmental Management. The project was also honored with the 2014 Engineering News Record (ENR) Best Read more
Engineer in Training – Water Treatment and Reuse
Are you an aspiring Project Engineer looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, talented, passionate team where initiative is rewarded? Alan Plummer Associates, Inc., an Environmental Engineering consulting firm celebrating its 37th anniversary, not only Read more
Engineering Intern – Conveyance (Oklahoma City, OK)
Are you an aspiring engineer looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, talented, passionate team where initiative is rewarded? Alan Plummer Associates, Inc., an Environmental Engineering consulting firm celebrating its 37th anniversary, not only fits that Read more
Wastewater reuse project takes another step
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015 (San Angelo Standard-Times) – The City of San Angelo, Texas is one step closer to a project to reclaim treated wastewater for drinking.
The Water Advisory Board unanimously recommended Wednesday for the city to begin Read more
WEF Highlights: Deciding on a Natural, Cheaper Way
Texas water district builds a wetland to supply residents with a water supply and serve as a wildlife sanctuary. Congratulations to the project team, including, Tim Noack (project manager), Josh Wheeler, Ryan Pierce, Loretta Mokry and a Read more
Alan H. Plummer, Jr. PE, BCEE, Wins TSPE Engineer of the Year Award
Fort Worth, Texas — The Texas Society of Professional Engineers Fort Worth Chapter (TSPE) has named Alan H. Plummer, Jr., PE, BCEE, as their TSPE Fort Worth 2013 Engineer of the Year. Read more
APAI Receives WEAT/TAWWA WaterMark Honorable Mention
The Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) and the Texas Section of the American Water Works Association (TAWWA) have awarded Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. (APAI) an honorable mention for their work on the Reclaimed Water Delivery System Public Awareness Read more
Ellen McDonald, PhD, PE, Published in World Water: Water Reuse & Desalination
Ellen McDonald, PhD, PE, has been published in the Spring 2012 issue of World Water: Water Reuse & Desalination. This article focuses on major changes in water resource strategy by tapping the Read more
APAI Wins National ACEC Environmental Excellence Award!
APAI received an EEA Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies for North Texas Municipal District’s East Fork Raw Water Supply Project. NTMWD and Rosewood Corporation’s commitment to the efficient use of water resources facilitated Read more
APAI Wins ACEC Texas Honor for the 2011 Region C Water Plan
Alan Plummer Associates, Inc., as part of a consulting team, was awarded a 2011 ACEC–Texas Engineering Excellence Silver Medal Award for their work on the 2011 Region C Water Plan.
Region C is Read more
Betty Jordan Wins Robert Hite Award
Denver, CO — Water For People announced Betty Jordan as its 2010 Robert W. Hite Outstanding Leadership Awardee today. The Robert W. Hite Award annually recognizes an individual who models the best in leadership with innovation, creativity, and commitment Read more
Project Manager – Wastewater Treatment – Fort Worth/Dallas, TX
The Project Manager reports to and works with the Group Leader to support our existing and future wastewater treatment, process and mechanical design projects. The person must have exceptional interpersonal skills as well as a firm Read more
Project Manager – APAI Design Group – Austin office
Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. (APAI) is looking for a Project Manager in our Austin, Texas office. The right candidate will be responsible for new business development, project financials and resource management as well as oversight of Read more
Project Manager – Water Resources – Corpus Christi, TX
Are you an engineering project professional looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, talented, passionate team where initiative is rewarded? Alan Plummer Associates, Inc., an Environmental Engineering consulting firm celebrating its 37th anniversary, not Read more
APAI Wins ACEC Texas Engineering Excellence Gold Medal
APAI won the Gold Medal in the Water and Wastewater category for the 2012 American Council of Engineering Companies Texas Engineering Excellence Awards for the East Fork Raw Water Supply Project! Using constructed wetland technology, the East Read more
I enjoy working at APAI because of the wide range of interesting projects I get to participate in. I get to work with great people who are experts in their field, and my supervisors always have an open door. I also appreciate that APAI has Read more
Alan Plummer Wins Alan H. Plummer Environmental Sustainability Award
Fort Worth, Texas — The Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) introduced a new award: the Alan H. Plummer Environmental Sustainability Award. This award recognizes a WEAT member, an engineering firm, a specific project, a municipality, Read more