IGP Amendment Adopted

IGP Amendment Adopted

An Amendment to the California General Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities (IGP) was adopted on 6 November 2018. If you’ve been following along with the IGP Amendment, you know the hot topics. (If you haven’t, visit our 21 March 2016 blog post and our 18 January 2018 blog post). The California State … Read more

10 Reasons to be Thankful this Season

10 Reasons to be Thankful this Season

We have asked Laura Kennedy, our Board Chair and COO of our Industrial/Environmental division, to share what Thanksgiving means to her:   I can honestly say that Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. For me, it is all about family and taking time to reflect on the good things in life. The day to … Read more

Kennedy/Jenks TechEx 2018

Kennedy/Jenks TechEx 2018

On October 12th and 13th, over half of the employees of our company came together in Henderson, Nevada for our bi-annual TechEx symposium to connect and celebrate KJ’s culture, its innovative projects and technologies, and its legacy. TechEx has been part of the KJ culture for decades and it brings together employees from our more … Read more

Storm Water Resource Planning for Yolo County, CA

Storm Water Resource Planning for Yolo County, CA

Utilizing storm water as a water resource is gaining momentum in California.  In 2014, California passed the Water Quality, Water Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act (also known as Proposition 1), which included $200 million in grant funds for municipal storm water projects to be administered by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) through the … Read more

Imagine a Day Without Water

Imagine a Day Without Water

We sat down with Harold Glaser, our COO of Water/Infrastructure to talk about the value of water and investing in American water infrastructure.   “In a 2018 National Poll, 95% of Americans agree that investing in water infrastructure is somewhat, very, or extremely important.  Now, when it seems like there is evenly divided disagreement on … Read more

Kennedy/Jenks’ Top Fall Reads

Kennedy/Jenks’ Top Fall Reads

Every season is a good season for readers, but there is nothing like picking up a good book or two to inspire you this fall. We’ve compiled a list of books that members of our senior leadership team are reading this fall.   Start with Why, by Simon Sinek *Recommended by two KJ Leaders!* “I … Read more

Kennedy/Jenks is Engineering a Safe, Sustainable Drinking Water Supply for East San Diego County

Kennedy/Jenks is Engineering a Safe, Sustainable Drinking Water Supply for East San Diego County

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants (Kennedy/Jenks) is providing engineering and program support services for a potable reuse project in East San Diego County. Recent droughts and increasing costs of imported water have Southern California communities looking at alternative water supplies. The East County Advanced Water Purification Program (Program) is a collaborative partnership between Padre Dam Municipal Water District … Read more

Innovative GIS-Based Cost Analysis Solves Complex Non-Potable Reuse Market Assessment

Innovative GIS-Based Cost Analysis Solves Complex Non-Potable Reuse Market Assessment

In support of the Rancho California Water District’s (RCWD) development of a Recycled Water Resources Plan (Plan), Kennedy/Jenks Consultants (Kennedy/Jenks) utilized GIS tools to develop cost parameters to provide RCWD with a concise strategy for expanding its non-potable reuse distribution system. Eighteen project alternatives were analyzed as part of the Plan for excess recycled water, … Read more

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants Announces Several Staff Promotions as the Firm Nears a Century of Delivering on Service, Purpose, and Trust

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants Announces Several Staff Promotions as the Firm Nears a Century of Delivering on Service, Purpose, and Trust

Keith London, President & CEO of Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, has announced the promotion of 13 staff for their outstanding contributions to the firm. “Kennedy/Jenks has one-hundred years of employee ownership, lasting client relationships, and service to communities…with a commitment to 100 more years,” said Keith. “Our success is built on a solid foundation of integrity, technical excellence, innovation, and … Read more

Hawaii’s Expired (and Expiring) Stormwater General Permits

Hawaii’s Expired (and Expiring) Stormwater General Permits

Clients often find general permits to be a straightforward means of obtaining National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) coverage. However, several Hawaii stormwater general permits have expired, leaving facilities in a difficult position. Continue reading for an overview of general permits, an update on the status of Hawaii’s stormwater general permits, and a discussion of … Read more