C.T. Male Associates News

C.T. Male Associates Celebrates the Grand Opening of Frontier Town

On June 26th, C.T. Male’s Chad Kortz attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian and Day Use Area in North Hudson, NY. This ceremony marks the completion of two years of hard work, the signature project of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s master plan to establish a “Gateway to the Adirondacks,” an initiative launched to attract new visitors to the Adirondack Park and drive economic growth in New York State…

C.T. Male Associates Architects Assist With Cohoes Music Hall Project

C.T. Male Associates’ Architects are working with the Cohoes City Engineer on the replacement of the monumental historic windows at the Cohoes Music Hall. Field measurements and templates were made for a mockup of one of the replacement windows to be installed. The purpose of the mockup was to verify selection made for the basis of design, to demonstrate aesthetic effects, and to set quality standards for materials and execution of the work. Back in 2016,…

Create an Infrastructure Master Plan to Secure Funding for Critical Infrastructure Needs

The availability of low-cost funding and grants for public works projects is on the rise. In recent years, the public works industry has witnessed an influx of public money from Federal and State sources in response to increased public support for spending on necessary projects to maintain and upgrade infrastructure. It is imperative for communities to capitalize on this era of increased public awareness and the availability of funding for projects of varying scope and…

C.T. Male Associates Hires Mark Vineyard, Senior Wastewater Engineer

C.T. Male Associates has hired Mark Vineyard as Senior Wastewater Engineer in the Civil Engineering Division. In this position, Mr. Vineyard specializes in developing wastewater treatment techniques and processes for municipal and industrial clients. Mr. Vineyard is also skilled in wastewater chemistry, chemical engineering, microbiology, and electrical engineering. He holds five wastewater treatment patents and has published multiple technical articles. His skills in the field of wastewater management will be a tremendous asset to the…

Updates to Water Systems Emerging Contaminants Testing Requirements

The federal government has outlined a plan to address the nation’s water resources and water infrastructure needs with the passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. A key component of this new act is that water systems serving 3,300 – 10,000 customers are now required to test for emerging contaminants like PFOS, PFOA, and 1,4-dioxane. Historically, only systems serving more than 10,000 customers were required to perform emerging contaminants testing. This may sound like…

Don’t Miss Out! Funding Now Available to Tackle Emerging Contaminants

Governor Cuomo just announced $200 million dollars in grant funding to help communities address emerging contaminants in their drinking water supplies, prioritizing PFOA, PFOS, and 1,4 dioxane. From that $200 million, $15 million was awarded up front to communities already pursuing system upgrades and innovative pilot technologies to treat emerging contaminants; $185 million is still available for communities across New York State. Apply for Project Capital & Planning Grants These funds primarily consist of project capital…

C.T. Male Associates Wins Diamond ACEC New York Engineering Excellence Award

The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York has announced the winners of the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards. In total, 130 projects will be honored at the 52nd Annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala, which will take place at the Hilton Midtown in New York City on April 13, 2019. This event is co-sponsored by the ACEC New York Scholarship Fund, and in conjunction with the Gala, our scholarship program will award more than $50,000…

New Regulations for Parking Garages

Effective August 29, 2018, Parts 1202, 1203, and 1204 of Title 19 of the New York Code, Rules, and Regulations (19 NYCRR) were amended to require Cities, Towns, Villages, Counties, and State agencies, who are responsible for administering and enforcing the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, to require the owners of parking garages to obtain operating permits and have periodic condition assessments of their parking garages. Parking Garage Structural Condition Assessment…

Landscape Architecture Intern Olivia Perrins

Each summer C.T. Male Associates employs several interns across the different divisions within the company. This year our company had nine interns in our Civil, Environmental, Survey, Administrative Services, Land Services, and Marketing groups. Having been a former intern for C.T. Male Associates, Chief Executive Officer Dave Roecker feels very strongly about this program and the benefits that both the students and employees can gain from this experience. Behind the Scenes: Landscape Architecture Internship at…

E-Manifests — Electronic Hazardous Waste Manifests are Here

The EPA has developed a national electronic manifest (e-Manifest) system for the EPAs uniform hazardous waste manifest.  The new hazardous waste manifest will be an electronic version of the paper manifests and launched on June 30th, 2018. EPA is encouraging the use of the new electronic manifest.  Paper copies of hazardous waste manifests can still be used after June 30, 2018; but be aware a new 5-page EPA manifest will be used after that date…