Making Sense of a Large Data Set: The Everyday Benefits of GIS on Project Data Sets by Justin Kellogg

March 29, 2017

Traditional noise study methods using 3-ring binders, notes on paper maps, and spreadsheets can be onerous with large data sets.  For years now, our clients have appreciated Watts’ GIS capabilities and the increased efficiency and versatility that we provide.

Project Rainfall

February 23, 2017

Aquaponics farm and farmer’s market proposed as adaptive reuse at 537 East Delavan Avenue as part of the Northland Corridor redevelopment project. 

New Era Field, New Field Lighting

January 6, 2017

The stadium has undergone extensive renovation over the past several years yet the field lighting has not been upgraded since 1999 and the lights have continuously dimmed since 2003.  

NYS Wetlands Forum Annual Conference 2016

April 12, 2016

A review of topics covered at the 2016 NYS Wetlands Forum Annual Conference and how some issues raised will impact environmental work directly at Watts.

                                                  ~by Kim O'Rourke, Environmental Scientist

History of the Ramirez Solar House | Part 2

April 4, 2016

Ther Ramirez Solar House is located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.  Originally constructed in 1910, it was first used as a boarding house for summer visitors until 1943 when it was purchased by Gustavo Ramirez.

                                                               by Marie T. Carone, AIA, LEED AP

Reconstruction of Fillmore Avenue is Award Winner

March 25, 2016

Watts received a 2016 ACEC Gold Award for Engineering Excellence at the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in NYC on March 19th.

Significance of the Ramirez Solar House | Part 1a

March 10, 2016

Musings on the significance of the Ramirez Solar House and other historic properties...

                                                               by Marie T. Carone, AIA, LEED AP

The Ramirez Solar House | Part 1b

March 9, 2016

An introduction to the Ramirez Solar House 

                                                                  by Marie T. Carone, AIA, LEED AP

Watts has NYC Certified Asbestos Investigators on Staff

November 10, 2015

Watts has four New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) certified Asbestos Investigators on staff.

New Cooling Tower Regulations in Effect in NYS

August 31, 2015

Legionella illnesses are on the rise in New York State.  Legionella bacteria may be present in various water sources, including cooling tower water, which has led to emergency cooling tower regulations.