RJN Group performs flow monitoring services for Narragansett Bay

In conjunction with Beta Group Inc., the project consists of long term tracking of Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay Commission interceptors as part of a system-wide capacity analysis. The results will serve as the basis of a capital improvements program and provide necessary support for future inflow and infiltration (I/I) reduction efforts. Begun in November 2004, it's scheduled for completion in September 2006...

May 16th, 2005

WHEATON, IL, May 13, 2005 -- In conjunction with Beta Group Inc., RJN Group Inc. is performing flow monitoring services for the Narragansett Bay Commission in Rhode Island.

The Narragansett Bay Commission (www.narrabay.com) provides wastewater conveyance and treatment for over 360,000 people in 10 communities in the greater Providence, R.I., area. Additional facts and figures include:
-- 8,000 businesses served
-- 160 significant industrial users
-- 1,600 industrial pretreatment inspections annually
-- 15,000 water samples taken and analyzed each year
-- 64 million gallons of sewage treated per day, on average (42 mgd at Field's Point, 22 mgd at Bucklin Point).

The flow monitoring project consists of long term tracking of the commission's interceptors as part of a system-wide capacity analysis. The results of the analysis will serve as the basis of a Capital Improvements Program and provide the necessary support for future inflow and infiltration (I/I) reduction efforts. The project began in November 2004 and is scheduled for completion in September 2006.

RJN provides public works engineering and information technology services for the development, maintenance, and management of municipal infrastructure systems including sewer, water, drainage, roads, bridges, and in addition, GIS services. Projects include engineering studies, preliminary and detailed design, construction engineering, and maintenance management. The firm provides the CASS WORKS® family of software products for tracking of asset inventories, maintenance activity, physical inspection and histories, and related management systems. It also provides CASSViewTM, a GIS deployment tool providing direct access to GIS, CASS WORKS, and other related data.

RJN Group Inc. (www.rjn.com) is a national leader in providing engineering services and information technology software to municipal, county, state, and federal clients for the past 30 years. The firm is headquartered in Wheaton, Illinois with offices in Boston; Vienna, Va.; Miami and Deerfield Beach, Fla.; Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill.; St. Louis; Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio, Texas; Fayetteville, Ark.; and Tulsa, Okla.

BETA Group Inc. (www.beta-inc.com) is a regional leader in the fields of transportation, civil, structural, and environmental engineering; the environmental sciences; and GIS/Asset Management services. BETA has offices in Lincoln, R.I.; Norwood, Mass.; and Rocky Hill, Conn., and employs a staff of over 90 engineers, scientists, planners, technicians, construction managers, and support personnel.

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