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The Ground Down

7 EpisodesProduced by EHRA EngineeringWebsite

The Ground Down is a podcast where we sit down with industry leaders and experts to discuss issues that affect the civil engineering industry.

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A Conversation with Fort Bend County Commissioners Andy Meyers & Grady Prestage

October 30th, 2020


In this episode EHRA Engineering's Jim Russ (President and CEO) and Sivaji Senapathi, P.E. (Practice Area Leader -Traffic & Transportation) are joined by Commissioners Andy Meyers (Precinct 3) and Grady Prestage …

Effects of COVID-19 on Houston Area Schools (Alief ISD, HCC NW and UH at Sugar Land and Katy)

August 13th, 2020


In this episode EHRA Engineering's Jim Russ (President and CEO)and Chris Browne (Vice President, Practice Area Leader - Planning & Visioning) are joined by Alief ISD Superintendent, HD Chambers, University of …

Developer Discussion with Ashlar Development & Meritage Homes

June 22nd, 2020


In this episode Mike Miller, Vice President of Ashlar Development – Houston, and Shannon Wiesepape, Land Acquisition Manager of Meritage Homes, join EHRA Engineering's Blake McGregor, P.E. and Jared Bowlin, P.E. to …

Conversations with Councilmembers (Alvin, Manvel, Pearland)

June 11th, 2020


In this episode Councilmember Joel Castro (City of Alvin), Councilmember Dan Davis (City of Manvel), and Councilmember Adrian Hernandez (City of Pearland) join EHRA Engineering's Chau Bao, P.E. and Sivaji Senapathi, …

COVID-19 Impact on Land Development and Municipal Utility Districts (Peter Barnhart and Rich Muller)

May 19th, 2020


In this episode EHRA Engineering’s Jim Russ talks to Caldwell Companies Executive Vice President and Partner, Peter Barnhart and founding Partner of …

Catching up with Waller County (Judge Trey Duhon and Vince Yokom)

May 1st, 2020


In this episode Waller County Judge Trey Duhon and Waller County Economic Development Partnership Executive Director Vince Yokom join EHRA Engineering's Jim Russ and Sivaji Senapathi, P.E. to discuss the impact of the …

Effects of COVID-19 in the Engineering Industry (Truman Edminster and Patti Joiner)

April 24th, 2020


In this episode Truman C. Edminster, III, P.E. and Patricia "Patti" Knudson Joiner, AICP discuss the impact of the COVID-19 crisis in the engineering industry and the Greater Houston Area. 

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