A Brief History of Water in the West

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) was founded in 1902 under the auspice of the Department of the Interior, with the responsibility of overseeing water resource management. Currently, the USBR is the largest water retailer in the country. The bureau provides drinking water for over 31 million people and irrigation water for 1 in 5 […]

Biking, Durango, Animas River Trail

Welcome to Russell Planning & Engineering’s Blog!

Hello and welcome to the Russell Planning and Engineering blog! We plan to use this as a platform for keeping you informed about what’s going on at RPE, changes in infrastructure and land use in Durango, national trends in civil design, as well as our musings on interesting developments in the fields of civil engineering and planning.