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This live-stream event will include workshops and panel discussions by leaders around the world and special performances by musicians. Learn about emerging green technologies and innovative thinking that can restore the world's ecosystems.
The Whitefish Chain of Lakes is a major economic driver for the City of Crosslake. To help protect this vital asset, the community formed a Water Quality Group to spearhead efforts to address stormwater runoff issues. Watch this video to see how Widseth designed a stormwater system to improve water quality in Island Lake and Loon Lake. A continuous deflective separation (CDS) system from Contech Engineered Solutions was included in the project to help trap debris, sediment, and hydrocarbons from stormwater runoff.
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Jack Johnson is a musician, surfer, and filmmaker, but he is also a dedicated conservationist. In the past, Johnson and his tour crew worked with venue operators to make every effort towards a zero-waste tour through recycling, composting, and other waste diversion efforts. Recently, Johnson was part of a film crew that produced The Smog of the Sea, a documentary meant to raise awareness on the growing issue of plastic waste in our oceans. Watch this short excerpt from National Geographic.
The goal of this development is to reduce negative impacts on the environment, by using less energy or natural resources, conserving water, and empowering businesses to do the same. Widseth provided civil engineering services on the project including parking lot and stormwater design.