Applied Engineering Technologies Awards & Publications

The following documents are just several publications and awards that we have received over the last few years. Please feel free to browse.

Awards:

Performance and Innovation in the SRF Creating Environmental Success

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Nominated by Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and awarded by the EPA
“After an attempted tunnel project was hampered by difficult hydrological conditions, the city turned to an innovative treatment shaft design to treat and divert the CSO. This cost-saving decision reduced total project costs by an estimated $150 million over the course of the planning efforts.” MORE >

Corp Magazine

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Michigan Going Green Award
“The technology is compact and fully automated, using techniques to lower capital, operation, and maintencance costs and minimize the real estate required for construction.” MORE >

Mr. Gino Polidori, State of Michigan

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State Representative Recognition Letter
“Too often, people are content to do what has been done in the past, rather than looking to the future. Your innovative design not only saved Dearborn more than $150 million, but it also serves as proof to other communities that looking for new solutions can be worth the investment. The national recoginition this project has earned for Dearborn is a source of pride for our community…” MORE >

Publications:

Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine

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New CSO treatment shaft technology replaces cancelled tunnel project
A large CSO tunnel project in Dearborn, Michigan, proved to be uneconomical and was cancelled in 1995. However, a solution to the untreated overflows was still needed, so a multi-year process was initiated to re-evaluate every design solution and potentially develop new alternatives resulting in the implementation of the Treatment Shaft. MORE >

Corp Magazine

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Technology Can Cut Waste Management Costs for Cities, August 4, 2011
As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, implementing infrastructure with a limited footprint is critical to effective city planning. One-eighth the size of a regular wastewater basin, AET’s Treatment Shaft technology is one possible answer. The process provides large-scale storage and treatment, including skimming, settling, screening, and disinfection. MORE >

Crain’s Detroit Business

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Engineering firm aims to head off sewage overflows, March 6, 2011
"Too often, people are content to do what has been done in the past, rather than looking to the future," Polidori wrote. "Your innovative design...serves as proof to other communities that looking for new solutions can be worth the investment." MORE >

Times Herald, Dearborn Heights, April 28, 2004

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Revised Tunnel Plan to Save $120 Million
“The engineering revisions from the City’s original plans for its CSO projects is supposed to save the City around $120 million from the original cost estimate.” MORE >