ACEC/MA announces Inter-Fluve as a 2018 winner of Silver Engineering Excellence Award

 
 
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NORWELL, Mass. - May 10, 2018 - PRLog -- The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Inter-Fluve as a winner of a 2018 Silver Engineering Excellence Awards for wetland restoration at Tidmarsh Farms in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards were announced at the recent ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala with emcees Beth J. Larkin, PE, MBTA Assistant General Manager for Capital Delivery and Housamm ("Sam") H. Sleiman, PE, CCM, MassPort Director of Capital Programs & Environmental Affairs.

Inter-Fluve, with offices in Cambridge, was retained by the Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration & Tidmarsh Farms to provide holistic ecological restoration of cranberry bogs to native stream and wetland ecosystems.  Over 20,000 feet of stream channel and 250 acres of fen and Atlantic white cedar swamp were restored, improving climate change resiliency.  The project used more than 3,000 pieces of large wood to improve habitat for fish and aquatic organisms and involved removal of a 20-foot-high dam.

"The awards honor this year's most outstanding engineering accomplishments in Massachusetts," said ACEC/MA President Michael J. Scipione, PE President and CEO of Weston & Sampson Engineering, Inc. "They are excellent examples of how engineers create projects that improve our lives and communities. Professional engineers are dedicated to providing quality infrastructure, providing safe and reliable water and energy, and making our buildings safe and energy efficient. We congratulate our winners on their exceptional achievements."

About ACEC/MA
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) is the business association of the Massachusetts engineering industry, representing over 120 independent engineering companies engaged in the development of transportation, environmental, industrial, and other infrastructure. Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Boston, MA, ACEC/MA is a member organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) based in Washington, DC.  ACEC is a national federation of 51 state and regional organizations. For more information on ACEC/MA, visit their website at www.acecma.org. ACEC/MA is undertaking an awareness campaign to educate the public on the many contributions engineers make (or the engineering innovations) in everyday life through their hash tag #EngineeringGoFigure. To Follow us on Twitter:  @ACECMA

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