The Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMAI) reforms that regulated the filthy stockyards and contaminated facilities at the turn of the century, had an unexpected connection to the country’s water treatment practices.
National Dam Safety Awareness Day is May 31st, commemorating the catastrophic failure of the South Fork Dam in Johnstown, PA. This tragedy, 129 years later, is still a harsh reminder of the critical importance of proper maintenance and the safe operation of dams.
The signs of spring are everywhere. Flowers are blooming, leaves are budding on trees, and sneeze-inducing pollen is abundant. Spring is also the start of beekeeping season. As one of our most important pollinators for our food crops, the health and survival of honeybees is vital to our ecosystem and just like all living things, bees need food and water.
On April 23, 2018, Tata & Howard hosted an Introduce a Girl to Engineering event. Thirty-four junior girl scouts (from grades 4-5) from five local troops attended our interactive and informative overview of environmental engineering.
Here in the US, we are fortunate to have access to clean water everyday—just turn on the tap and out pours some of the safest treated water in the world. But the water we take for granted every day—to brush our teeth, take showers, flush the toilet and for so … Continue reading Plugging the Leak on Rising Water Costs
National Girl Day is February 22, 2018! This is a perfect time to inspire a girl’s future by sharing your knowledge and experience that girls, science, and engineering can make a difference in this world! Tata & Howard Project Engineer Patricia Kelliher (Trish) and former New England Patriots Cheerleader talks … Continue reading Girl Day 2018! Introduce a Girl to Engineering.
In celebration of “Fun at Work Day”, Tata & Howard employees took a break from lunch and competed in The Marshmallow Challenge! Made popular by TED Talks’ Tom Wujec, The Marshmallow Challenge is simple – teams compete to build the tallest freestanding structure in 18 minutes using only 20 sticks … Continue reading Fun At Work Day – 2018
Tata & Howard is a 100% employee-owned company, or ESOP. Being an ESOP is an integral part of our corporate culture, and we consistently strive to enhance our core values of teamwork, innovative solutions, positive attitude, efficiency, and integrity through teambuilding activities throughout the year. October is ESOP Month, celebrated … Continue reading ESOP Month – It’s a Wrap!