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How Lake Communities Can Meet Summer Water Demands

As millions flock to lakes during the summer, cities close to shore will see water usage rates double yearly averages. Here’s how innovative engineering helps lake communities cope with seasonal swings.

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Meet Civil Engineer Corona Woychik

Whether developing a roadway model or writing a Traffic Impact Analysis report, the work of a Civil Engineer involves a wide variety of intricate tasks. Meeting this multiplicity of projects with an eager work ethic and a flair of fun is Civil Engineer Corona Woychik. Corona’s dedication to tackling challenges and improving her professional career is rivaled only by her efforts to beat her colleagues in Nerf wars. Let’s meet Corona.

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Meet Electrical Engineer Chris DeWaal

The intricacies of electrical power and laser guidance systems are often lost under the umbrella term, “electrical engineering.” Electrical Engineer Chris Dewaal PE, LEED AP, works to break down the generalities of this phrase and focuses on achieving success. Methodical and analytic, Chris solves electrical problems like a puzzle, and only wishes training his dachshund puppy came as naturally to him. But in all projects, Chris seeks to attain the elusive and ever-changing definition of success. Let’s meet Chris.

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Meet Staci Williams

On a daily basis, Grant Writer + Water Quality Specialist Staci Williams mixes outdoor recreational activities with land conservation to connect communities with the environment around them. From paddling down the Waccamaw River in South Carolina to running races with her nephew, Staci’s passion for nature shines through in her work with water quality at ISG. Let’s meet Staci!

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Creativity + Ingenuity Powered by ISG Employee Owners – Weekly Spotlight: Aaron Thacker

Landscape architects at ISG don’t only strengthen communities through their work on projects though; they consistently contribute to ISG’s strengths-based culture, making the ISG offices a fun and productive place to be. From mapping out building sites to drawing a portrait of his daughter, ISG Landscape Architect Aaron Thacker uses his artistic mind and ingenuity every step of the way. Let’s get to know Aaron.

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2017 National Get Outdoors Day – Unlock 3 Keys to Success for Creating ATV, OHV Trails

In honor of National Outdoors Day, we’re powering up the adventure with some added excitement and horsepower, focusing on the ever popular all-terrain vehicle (ATV), off-highway vehicle (OHV), and snowmobile trails and amenities.

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Creativity + Ingenuity Powered by ISG Employee Owners – Weekly Spotlight: Eric Ertl

Geographic information system (GIS) technology is much more than just cool maps, and Eric Ertl, ISG GIS Project Manager, is a leader in the industry integrating custom software and solutions in just about every market - all while being outnumbered by females at home and juggling the joys of fatherhood. Let's get to know Eric and all things GIS.

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The Art of Visualization

To help capture the essence of a client’s vision in an easy to grasp format, graphic renderings, video animation, plan production, and 3D modeling can make a huge impact and connect clients to their dreams and goals, making what was once a thought or sketch turn into reality. We recently sat down with Michael Blank, ISG Design Visualization Specialist, to talk more about the craft that helps promote community engagement, build consensus, and earn project support.

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