Under the Phoenix Light Rail

Caitlin Shanley Blog, Newsletter, Transportation

In Arizona the Phoenix South Central Extension is billed as “more than just a train” by Valley Metro Rail, which operates the city’s light rail transportation system. While Valley Metro sees the new hub as a lifeline for thousands of underserved commuters from South Phoenix into the downtown area, the “more than just a train” slogan also fits the massive work going into the project. It includes 5.5 miles of track, 17 light rail vehicles, nine stations, and two park-and-ride lots with 376 parking spaces. It also includes an entire stormwater system running along – and under – the 5.5 …

Food Bank Boost

Caitlin Shanley Blog, Community Engagement, Newsletter

Jensen Precast 2021 Health Week is less than a month away and employees in Northern Nevada are already gearing up to help impact the well-being of their fellow community members. From September 16 to October 22 workers at Water Resources, MetalTech, Corporate, and Sparks locations are bringing in cans, boxes, bags, packages, and other nonperishable items to support the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. They are also heading online to support a Virtual Food Drive with monetary donations. Every month the Food Bank of Northern Nevada serves more than 100,000 people, almost half of whom are children and seniors. The …

Join Jensen Water Resources at CASQA

Caitlin Shanley Blog, Newsletter, Stormwater

Jensen Water Resources will exhibit the latest in stormwater treatment, retention, storage, and biofiltration technologies during the CASQA 2021 Virtual Conference taking place October 26-27. Hosted by the California Stormwater Quality Association, the 17th Annual Conference features the theme Recovery & Resilience: Achieving Sustainable Stormwater Management. “As longtime CASQA members, Jensen Water Resources embraces the opportunity to both share and learn about the newest stormwater strategies, methods, and research,” say Walter Stein, Jensen Stormwater Systems Manager. “The virtual event this past year was a great way to connect with our customers and other interested parties. We expect even more engagement …

Jensen Precast Plant Tour for Precast Days

Caitlin Shanley Blog, Community Engagement, Newsletter

Learn a little more about the way precast concrete is made during Precast Days 2021 hosted by the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA). Jensen Precast facilities in Nevada and California will open their doors with plant tours for local community members and industry professionals November 3-10.   “We’re looking forward to hosting this year’s open house event to showcase what we do best—manufacturing the best precast concrete products we know how to,” says Jason Grove, General Manager of the Jensen Precast North Las Vegas, Nevada, plant. “It’s always a good time to get to know new faces and renew existing relationships at such a great educational event. We hope a lot of people join us this year.”   Every …