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The Importance of Proactive Rate Analysis for Water and Wastewater Utilities

March 16, 2019. By Travis Long, CEP With the first quarter of a new calendar year well underway, it is time to ask some important questions, such as, did the annual budget adequately address rates as part of the budget planning process? Are funds available to implement capital improvements, unexpected system issues, or adequately build reserve for the system? Did such efforts focus solely on the adjustment of…

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PROJECT NEWS: New York State Article VII Permit Secured

February 4, 2019, Jim Burdett, Sr. Project Manager with JHA Companies’ gas engineering technical group, has once again demonstrated his ability to successfully navigate the New York State Article VII permitting and approval process for transmission gas pipelines and compressor stations. The Article VII permit was issued on January 17, 2019 to Minard Run Oil Company for the Sherman Compressor Station…

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COMPANY NEWS: JHA Companies acquires Delhi Surveying Firm

November 21, 2018. DELHI, NEW YORK JHA Companies is pleased to announce the acquisition of Delhi, New York surveying firm, Thomas F. Leo LS, P.C. Established in 1977, Tom Leo has provided land surveying services to residential and commercial developers, attorneys, private individuals, realtors, title companies, and municipal governments in the heart of Delaware County and the Catskill Region of New York…

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COMPANY NEWS: Established Regional Firm Relocates Honesdale Office

October 25, 2018, HONESDALE, PA JHA Companies relocated its Wayne County office from 1131 Texas Palmyra Highway into the offices of Keystone Consulting & Associates at 6 Laurel Hill Drive in Honesdale. Pictured (left to right): Todd Jacobs, PLS, President of JHA Companies, Joseph Hunt, PLS, PE, Owner of JHA Companies, Michael Propst, PE, Owner of Keystone Consulting …

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COMPANY NEWS: JHA Companies and Integrity Engineering join forces in Sayre, PA

October 24, 2018. JHA Companies is thrilled to announce that Integrity Engineering, PLLC and owner Joel Moore, PE are now a part of JHA Companies. Joseph Hunt, owner of JHA said, “The acquisition of Integrity and the blending of the two companies is founded first on our shared beliefs and values and second on our commitment to serve with the highest level of integrity as we help our clients achieve…

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JHA Companies Welcomes Travis Long, CEP

September 18, 2018. JHA Companies is pleased to welcome Travis Long to the team! Travis is a Certified Environmental Professional with a diversified experience in municipal engineering, with specific emphasis on water/wastewater planning, design, permitting, financing, construction management and operational optimization. He also has extensive experience in environmental engineering…

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JHA Companies Welcomes Chris Karelus

September 12, 2018. JHA Companies is pleased to welcome Chris Karelus to the team as a Senior Project Manager! Chris comes to JHA with a comprehensive engineering, building and construction background, specifically in the design of water distribution, sanitary sewer, storm sewers, and grading and storm water management. His background immediately strengthens…

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JHA Companies acquires Beitler Land Surveying

JHA Companies is pleased to announce the acquisition of Beitler Land Surveying & Engineering, effective on June 29th, 2018. Beitler is a land surveying, engineering and land planning firm, based in Fogelsville, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Established in 1977, Beitler has provided services to residential and commercial developers, attorneys, private individuals, realtors, title companies, and municipal governments in the Lehigh Valley …

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Announcing the Acquisition of Fox Engineering, PC

JHA Companies is pleased to announce the asset acquisition of Fox Engineering, PC on November 17, 2017. Fox Engineering, a local consulting engineering firm based in New Milford, Susquehanna County, PA, has served clients in the bluestone mining, natural gas and land development industries since it was re-established in 2010. In the early years of both companies, JHA and Fox …