Entries by French-Reneker

Ottumwa Water & Hydro River Crossing Project Receives Engineering Excellence Award

On May 17, 2023, Ottumwa Water & Hydro, along with the design team of Brierly Associates and French-Reneker-Associates, was recognized with the Honor Award in the water and wastewater category at the Iowa Engineering Society Annual Awards Banquet. The project, a 1,395 linear foot water main bore under the Des Moines River, successfully navigated multiple […]

French-Reneker-Associates Goes Solar

French-Reneker-Associates, a southeast Iowa civil and environmental engineering company, recently installed a solar array behind its office on South Main Street in Fairfield. The 40.8 kilowatt (kW) array will provide around 80% of the building’s electricity and save over $9,000 per year on electric bills. In addition to saving the company an estimated $200,255 over […]

227th Street, Fairfield

The paving of 227th Street on the south edge of Fairfield is in the final stages of construction!  The project includes a half mile of pavement on 227th Street and the addition of a southbound left turn lane on Iowa Hwy. 1.  The pavement provides smooth, dust free access to 67 acres in the FEDA’s […]

French-Reneker-Associates Honored by ACEC of Iowa

French-Reneker –Associates was honored with two Awards this year by the ACEC of Iowa   The first one was the Grand Place Award for the Donnellson Lagoon Improvements in the Water & Wastewater Category of the 2016 Engineering Excellence Awards The second was the Honor Award for the Donnellson Water Resources Restoration Project in the […]

French-Reneker-Associates Recognizes Employees for Their Service and Commitment to Our Firm

Our firm recognizes Jeff Meyers and Steve Turner for over 40 years of service and commitment to French-Reneker-Associates. Jeff Meyers, Senior Engineering Technician, joined our firm in 1974. Jeff’s experience includes surveying, construction observation, preparation of construction documents, design, and drafting. Projects he has been involved in include sewer, water main, rural water systems, street […]

Engineering and Surveying Firm Announces Leadership Changes

French-Reneker-Associates, Inc., Engineers & Surveyors of Fairfield, Iowa, recently elected Stephen W. Hausner as President and Matthew P. Walker as Vice-President of the firm. This change became effective February 17, 2014. Steve replaces John W. Meyer who has been President since 2004. Matt replaces Steve, subsequent to his election as President.  One January 1, 2015, […]

French- Reneker Assists with Successful Funding Applications

Community Development Block Grants were recently awarded to the cities of Blakesburg, Bloomfield, Bonaparte, Keosauqua, and Keota for improvements to their water and sewer systems. French-Reneker-Associates assisted these communities with their successful funding applications. These grants totaling $1,952,000 leverage an additional $2,087,100 of local funds enabling over $4,000,000 of improvements to their infrastructure. French-Reneker’s work […]

Fairfield Loop Trail Receives Award at Regional Trails Conference

The Fairfield Loop Trail recently received an award at the Mid-America Trails and Greenways Conference (MATAG).  The bi-annual conference was held October 27-30, 2013 in Matteson, Illinois.  The conference is sponsored by an affiliation of trails and greenways planners and promoters representing nine states in the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys.  Two awards were granted […]

French-Reneker-Associates Successful in Aiding Three for Three Communities in Award of a Sponsored Project!

What is a sponsored project? The Iowa Department of Natural Resources created a new category, effective Fiscal Year 2014, for funding projects to improve water quality called “water resource restoration sponsored projects,” more commonly referred to as “Sponsored Project.” The program is only eligible for communities utilizing a Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) loan […]