Government & Communities

SLR has a team of experienced, dedicated professionals with a strong background in supporting local governments and communities in managing the planning, environmental, and engineering aspects of infrastructure projects - helping our clients meet their sustainability objectives.

Overview

SLR supports clients in adapting to the effects of climate change by identifying community vulnerabilities, developing risk mitigation solutions, addressing coastal resilience, providing for safe and efficient transportation networks and utility systems, and reducing greenhouse gases by improving access to sustainable waste management and travel. We provide cost effective solutions that comply with or exceed regulatory requirements.

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Government & Communities Related Capabilities

Climate Resilience & Mitigation Planning

SLR supports clients in their climate adaption and resiliency planning.

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Planning, Permitting, Environmental & Social Impact Assessments

SLR can provide clients with a range of planning and permitting support.

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Process & Civil Engineering

Our civil and structural teams are committed to providing sustainable, creative and efficient engineering solutions for our communities.

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Smart Mobility & Sustainable Transportation Solutions​

SLR offers a broad range of services in transport planning, design and construction.

Sustainable Waste Management & Circular Thinking

You can read more about how we support clients in their circular thinking.

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Transactional & ESG Support​

SLR can provide ESG strategic advisory and transactional support to clients.

Supporting Technical Services

Water Resource Studies, Engineering & Natural Capital

SLR’s work in this area seeks to protect water and nature within the communities where we live, work and play.

Government & Communities Projects

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    New Zealand

    Greater Wellington Regional Council

    Government & Communities

    Guidance for Marine Offsetting and Compensation in New Zealand


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    Keene, New Hampshire, USA

    City of Keene, NH

    Built Environment

    Patricia T. Russell Park


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    Australia

    Confidential

    Built Environment

    Foam evaluation: Comparative persistence, bioaccumulation and toxicity


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    Melbourne, Australia

    National Health and Medical Research Council

    Government & Communities

    Evidence evaluations for Australian drinking water guidelines


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    Australia

    Confidential

    Manufacturing & Industry

    PFAS fingerprinting and source apportionment


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    North America

    Multiple confidential clients

    Built Environment

    Evaluating AFFF options & developing foam management best practices


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    North America

    Multiple confidential clients

    Built Environment

    AFFF emergency response activities


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    Kōpū, New Zealand

    Urban Solutions (For Thames-Coromandel District Council)

    Government & Communities

    Kōpū Marine Precinct Development


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    Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

    The Nature Conservancy / Town of Bridgewater, MA

    Infrastructure

    High Street Dam removal and Bridge replacement


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    Lanesville, New York, USA

    Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program

    Infrastructure

    Stony Clove Creek stream turbidity reduction


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    Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland Council Licensing & Regulatory

    Government & Communities

    Earthworks and Streamworks Monitoring


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    Dunedin, New Zealand

    Cargill’s Castle Trust

    Government & Communities

    Re-imagining Cargill's Castle, New Zealand's only castle ruin


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    Palmerston North, New Zealand

    Massey University

    Built Environment

    Te Rau Karamu Marae, Massey Marae


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    Harrison, New York, USA

    AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

    Built Environment

    Harrison transit-oriented development


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    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    North East Link Authority

    Infrastructure

    North East Link project


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  • Project

    UK

    Plantlife International and WWF

    Government & Communities

    UK grassland trends and ecosystem service delivery


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    Orewa, New Zealand

    Auckland Council

    Government & Communities

    Orewa Estuary Management Plan


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  • Project

    Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland Council – Parks and Community Facilities

    Government & Communities

    Churchill Park Ngahere Enhancement Plan


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    Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

    Thames Coromandel District Council

    Government & Communities

    Cooks Beach Coastal Management Regime


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    Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    SA Water

    Infrastructure

    Murray River flood geotechnical support


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    South Strafford, VT, USA

    Nobis on behalf of U.S. EPA

    Mining & Minerals

    Failure mode and effect analysis for Elizabeth Mine


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    Vershire, Vermont, USA

    Nobis on behalf of U.S. EPA

    Mining & Minerals

    Failure modes and effects analysis for Ely Mine


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    California, USA

    Bureau of Land Management

    Mining & Minerals

    Abandoned mines preliminary assessments and removal investigations


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    London, UK

    City of London

    Government & Communities

    Understanding the business case for volunteering


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    Connecticut, USA

    The Connecticut Institute for Resilience & Climate Adaptation

    Government & Communities

    Regional framework for coastline resilience in Southern Connecticut


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    Connecticut, USA

    State of Connecticut Department of Transportation

    Government & Communities

    Fuel storage tank replacement


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    Connecticut, USA

    City of New Britain

    Infrastructure

    New Britain transit oriented development


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    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Farmington

    Infrastructure

    Farmington affordable housing plan


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    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Weston

    Infrastructure

    Weston Center masterplan and village zoning


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    Connecticut, USA

    City of New Britain

    Government & Communities

    Plan of Conservation & Development (PoCD) for New Britain


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    QLD, Australia

    Northerly Projects Pty Ltd

    Built Environment

    Bunya Adventure Playground


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    Connecticut, USA

    City of Meriden, CT

    Infrastructure

    Flood control plan for Meriden Green


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    Bristol, Connecticut, USA

    City of Bristol

    Built Environment

    Rockwell Park masterplan


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    Connecticut, USA

    City of New Haven

    Infrastructure

    New Haven on-street parking performance-based pricing monitoring & evaluation


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    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Southbury

    Infrastructure

    Southbury Main Street pedestrian safety study


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    Massachusetts, USA

    Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    Infrastructure

    I-91 Viaduct study


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    New South Wales, Australia

    North Sydney Council

    Built Environment

    Former Coal Loader adaptive re-use


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    Vermont, USA

    Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans)

    Infrastructure

    Vermont Transportation resiliency planning


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    Massachusetts, USA

    Town of Plymouth

    Infrastructure

    Town Brook restoration


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    New York, USA

    Catskills Region

    Infrastructure

    Flood recovery and mitigation


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    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Southbury

    Infrastructure

    River Road Bridge rehabilitation


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    Yarrabilba, Queensland, Australia

    Lendlease Residential

    Built Environment

    Yarrabilba masterplanned community


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    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Windsor

    Infrastructure

    CMAQ Day Hill road adaptive traffic control signal system


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    Bethlehem, Connecticut, USA

    Town of Bethlehem, Connecticut

    Infrastructure

    Bethlehem, Connecticut bridge projects


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    Wollondilly, New South Wales, Australia

    Wollondilly Shire Council

    Built Environment

    Wollondilly active transport strategy


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    Connecticut, USA

    Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)

    Infrastructure

    I-84 NEPA environmental assessment & CEPA EIE


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    Massachusetts, USA

    Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    Infrastructure

    GIS analysis to prioritise culvert risks


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  • Project

    Sutherlin, Oregon, USA

    Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

    Mining & Minerals

    Red Rock Road probabilistic risk assessment


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  • Project

    Victoria, Australia

    Site Developer (Confidential)

    Built Environment

    Human health and ecological risk assessment for PFAS


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    Connecticut, USA

    Town of Vernon

    Infrastructure

    Pleasantview Drive bridge replacement


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    Connecticut, USA

    City of Stamford

    Infrastructure

    Mill River restoration permitting


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