10 Reasons to Complete an Arc Flash Study

November 26, 2019

Read and download McGill's top ten reasons why an arc flash study should be completed in your community. Safety, risk, compliance and cost are just a few of the reasons that are important. The benefits of the arc flash study reach beyond the study itself. READ MORE »

Rutherford County’s Thermal Belt Rail Trail Officially Opens

November 7, 2019

Keith Webb and John Condrey from the RHI Legacy Foundation
After less than two and a half years of development, the 13.5-mile Thermal Belt Rail Trail is now officially open. By converting an abandoned rail corridor into a public multiuse trail, multiple communities throughout Rutherford County – including Spindale, Rutherfordton, Ruth, Forest City, and Gilkey – are now connected. READ MORE »

Meet Sam Abernethy, EI

October 16, 2019

Sam Abernethy with the Hickory Water Wastewater Team
Sam Abernethy, a 2018 graduate of Virginia Tech University, started at McGill as an intern in 2016 and joined us full time in 2018 as an Engineering Associate. In this interview, Sam shares what it is like to work at McGill and what inspired him to major in civil engineering and join the McGill Hickory Water / Wastewater team. READ MORE »

Arc Flash Lunch N Learn Scheduled in Hickory

October 3, 2019

McGill Arc Flash Warning Label for MSD Pump Station
Join your colleagues over lunch to learn what you need to know about arc flash and walk away with action steps you can implement in your organization. For those who would like Professional Development Hours this Lunch N Learn provides 2 PDHs upon completion of the end presentation. McGill will provide a certificate of completion. READ MORE »

A Letter from the President

August 14, 2019

As President of McGill for the past 18 years, I have been privileged to work with you, in concert with our talented leadership team, to deliver on many projects and initiatives. I am proud of our accomplishments and am excited to continue improving our programs of service to meet your diverse needs. Having enjoyed many successful years at the helm, the timing is right for me to transition and step into a new, just-as-important role… READ MORE »

Meet a Member of Our Land Planning and Recreation Team

July 26, 2019

Carrie Cranwill, PLA, EI, has been with McGill since 2014 and adds 27 years of experience, bringing a unique blend of landscape architectural and civil engineering skills to McGill’s Land Planning and Recreation Team. We sat down with Carrie to learn more about her background and passion for the profession. READ MORE »

5K Chamber Challenge 2019

July 2, 2019

Asheville Chamber Challenge McGill participates in the 2019 5K Race A team from McGill’s Asheville office participated in the annual Asheville Chamber Challenge 5K race on Friday, June 7th. Winding through historic Montford, the three-mile course is a celebration of workplace wellness, for which McGill always strives. “The race turnout this year was fantastic!” said Nathan Sawyer, EI, a Planner at McGill’s Asheville office. “There was a lot of positive energy and I was able… READ MORE »

Have You Started Grant Applications Yet?

June 20, 2019

The Fall 2019 NC Division of Water Infrastructure Grant Cycle has begun! If your community has a critical infrastructure project that you would like to have considered for upcoming Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Water Infrastructure funding opportunities, you should consider applying for a grant. Potential projects that could be applicable include water and sewer line extensions, water and sewer system improvements, stormwater management and improvements, and more. Please keep in mind, the grant deadline… READ MORE »