Hidden Cave and Grimes Point Archaeological Area Field Trip

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Broadbent’s Reno staff and their families are looking forward to a company field trip to Hidden Cave and Grimes Point Archaeological Area. The tour of Hidden Cave will be conducted by a docent from the Churchill County Museum in Fallon, Nevada. As a part of this outing, Broadbent will make a $500.00 donation to the Churchill County Museum. Hidden Cave is an archaeological site exhibiting a depth of cultural and natural history that Broadbent families are eager to experience. The cave was first created by the waves of ancient Lake Lahontan 21,000 years ago and then later occupied by humans roughly 3,800 years ago. Just a mile and a half below Hidden Cave is the Grimes Point Archaeological Area. Grimes Read More »

Nevada Archaeological Association Annual Meeting

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At the end of March, Broadbent sent members of its archaeological team to the Annual Nevada Archaeological Association (NAA) Meeting in Wendover, Nevada. Project Archaeologist Principal Investigator Margo Memmott and Senior Staff Scientist Ashlee Younie both participated in the event. Ms. Memmott conducted a tin can identification workshop that was open to all NAA members. This workshop was entitled “What Can This Be? A Practical Workshop on Tin Can Identification and Analysis.” It included practical approaches to recording tin cans in the field and focused on teaching attendees basic tin can morphology. A casual and open-forum atmosphere allowed attendees to interact with Ms. Memmott and the hands-on tin can examples. The workshop provided information and insight on how to use Read More »

Lonnie Roy – Vice President and Principal Engineer at Broadbent

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PE, Lonnie Roy, Nevada

Many of Broadbent’s personnel have been with the company for the majority of their careers. These professionals have performed civil engineering and environmental work throughout the Western United States. Their clients and and backgrounds are diverse. All of our people draw upon this valuable knowledge bank, when servicing our current and future customers. Lonnie Roy was recently interviewed the by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He discusses what it has been like to work in Southern Nevada, through various economic cycles. By KAY FOLEY LAS VEGAS BUSINESS PRESS As the principal engineer of a company specializing in environmental services, Lonnie Roy knows the importance of taking his job seriously. “The recent chemical spill in West Virginia showed that we’re dealing with Read More »

Reno Division Growth – Press Release

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Among ever increasing concerns regarding environmental issues – such as site contamination, water quality, and management of cultural resources – the need for well qualified environmental consultants is more important than ever. Broadbent & Associates, Inc. (Broadbent) is a full-service environmental, water resource, and civil engineering company that provides cost-effective consulting services, carried out to meet the needs of their clientele. Broadbent’s Reno staff members work on client projects throughout Northern Nevada and in the Tahoe/Sierra Region of California. The company’s continued success servicing clients from the oil and gas, mining, government, real estate, land development, and other industries, has resulted in the need for an upgraded office space. On June 24th, 2013, Broadbent completed the relocation of their Reno, Read More »

Wastewater Treatment Companies: Broadbent Provides On Call LUST Services

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Broadbent, as a wastewater treatment company, has been providing emergency on-call and non-emergency professional environmental consultant services relative to UST/LUST/Fueling operations for a major truck stop chain since 2006. Although the service area for the client includes all states west of the Mississippi River, Broadbent’s primary focus is providing these services in Nevada, California, Arizona, Texas, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Washington.Work performed includes: State Trust Fund application preparation, Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Detailed site characterization assessments, Preparation and implementation of detailed and complex soil and groundwater related Corrective Action Plans; Reporting of UST and non-UST releases; Conduct of routine soil and groundwater sampling and reporting; Emergency response soil cleanup associated with tanker truck releases on interstate highways; Emergency response free-phase product recovery from sedimentation ponds and storm Read More »