GKY to Provide Dredging Support Services for Lake Holiday

GKY will be providing dredging support services at Lake Holiday, a 250-acre artificial lake located northwest of Winchester, Virginia. The lake was formed by the construction of the Lake Holiday Dam and is fed by Isaacs Creek and Yeiders Run/Millers Run. It has a mean depth of 35 feet, maximum depth of 90 feet, and […]

GKY Employees Donate Children’s Winter Outerwear to Support Local Families in Need

GKY’s Chantilly office held a month-long children’s winter outerwear drive to assist local non-profit organization Women Giving Back in its mission of: “support[ing] women and children in crisis on a first step to stability by providing quality clothing at no cost, assisted by a caring and committed community.” “At GKY, we believe in supporting the […]

The Clean Water Act Turns 50

October 18, 2022, marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of 33 U.S.C. §1251 et seq. (1972), which is commonly known as the Clean Water Act (CWA). The legislation amended the existing Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1948 to create a framework for regulating the release of pollutants into waters and regulating quality standards […]

GKY President Stu Stein to Present at StormCon 2022

Stu Stein, PE, D.WRE is slated to deliver a technical presentation titled “2D Modeling & Flooding Resiliency ” at StormCon 2022 on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. The presentation examines the use of two dimensional models of local drainage systems to mitigate the severity […]

GKY to Provide Design and Construction Management Services For Stormwater to the City of Newport News

The GKY Team will provide general civil engineering design and construction management services in the stormwater service category to the City of Newport News under a recently awarded contract. The contract term is one year, with four additional one-year renewal options and an annual maximum value of $6M. GKY’s Team is comprised of ATCS, Engineering […]

Virginia Department of Emergency Management Announces Grant Opportunities Under Flood Mitigation Assistance and Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) has announced grant funding opportunities under the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). Both programs are within the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program portfolio, which is aimed at “reduc[ing] the risk to individuals and property from natural hazards, while simultaneously reducing reliance on Federal […]

City of Newport News Selects GKY to Develop Master Plans for Stormwater Management, Floodplain Management, and Resilience & Climate Change Management

The City of Newport News selected a team led by GKY to provide professional and technical services for the development of three separate, but interrelated master plans: a Stormwater Management Master Plan, a Floodplain Management Plan, and a Climate Change and Resilience Master Plan. A three-year, $6.3M contract was awarded to the GKY team, which […]

GKY to Provide 2D Stormwater Management Modeling for the City of Charlottesville

The City of Charlottesville has awarded GKY a contract for engineering services associated with the development of a 2D stormwater management model of the portion of the Moore’s Creek Watershed located within its city limits. Its roughly 3.8 square miles comprise 37% of the City’s land area and are highly urbanized, encompassing more than 65% […]

NOAA Announces Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Marine Debris Removal Grants

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced the availability of up to $56 million in grants through its Marine Debris Program. The competitive grants are funded through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law) and are focused on marine debris removal throughout the coastal United States, Great […]

City of Falls Church Selects GKY to Continue Providing Stormwater and Sanitary Sewer Engineering Services

The City of Falls Church has awarded GKY a contract for stormwater and sanitary sewer engineering and related services for the city of 14,500 located in Northern Virginia. GKY was one of a small group of firms chosen to receive a task order contract with an initial term of one year, with four one-year renewal […]