– The Fayetteville engineering firm of McGoodwin, Williams & Yates (MWY), received an Engineering Excellence Award for the Keels Creek Restoration Project from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arkansas (ACEC/A) at the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Little Rock on March 8.
The award-winning project, Keels Creek Streambank Restoration, was completed in 2012 for the Carroll-Boone Water District. Two consecutive years of unprecedented flooding had eroded the streambank to within three feet of the district’s water supply line. The extensive erosion created an emergency need to repair and stabilize the streambank to prevent flows from another .
Brad Hammond, P.E., President of McGoodwin, Williams & Yates, Inc. and John Summers, Water Plant Manager for the Carroll-Boone Water District are pictured here following winning a first place design award for the “Keels Creek Streambank Restoration for the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arkansas.