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Keeping the Tee Box Green While Disposing of Wastewater

The City of Fort Benton recently completed an award winning and very innovative project, one that not only upgraded the community’s wastewater treatment system, but added the unique twist of keeping the grass green at the City golf course. The City’s original...

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Making a Difference Through Professional Organizations

The benefit of professional organizations to society are well documented in history and have resulted in a world that is much more secure, safe and healthy.   For example, the work of professional organizations has resulted in design guidelines that make our roads...

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Helping Those In Need

Thanks to all our employees who donated this holiday season to help families in need! Great West matched dollar per dollar to make the holidays a little less stressful, and a little more special for 4 families in our community who could use the extra help...

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Welcome Craig Sauer!

We are pleased to welcome Craig Sauer, LG to Great West! Craig is a Hydrogeologist with a wealth of experience and knowledge. Welcome aboard Craig!

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Preparing for Project Completion

You can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.  After extensive planning, design, bidding, and construction, your project is nearly complete.  Now what? As you prepare to take over the operation and maintenance of your project, there are several things you...

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What is UV Disinfection?

How Does UV Work: Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection inactivates microscopic organisms such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa and other pathogens in wastewater by exposing them to light of a specific wave length.  More specifically, a wavelength between 250 and 270 nm is...

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Design-Build Project Success

Like many communities in Idaho, Twin Falls County is experiencing major growth. And with growth comes more solid waste and people that want to drop-off their garbage! Facing growing safety and capacity challenges at the Twin Falls Transfer Station, the County’s solid...

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The Road to Repair – Montana House Bill 473

The 65th session of the Montana Legislature passed House Bill 473 which increased State fuel tax for the first time in 20 years.  House Bill 473, known as the Bridge and Road Safety and Accountability Act (BaRSAA), provides for a graduated increase in motor fuel tax...

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APWA Rocky Mountain Chapter Conference

We're all packed up and ready for the APWA Rocky Mountain Chapter Conference starting on Monday, April 16th.  If your headed to Boise for the conference, don't forget to stop by the Great West booth and chat with our municipal engineers.  We're happy to answer...

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