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21. The Billion Dollar Cavern – Wes Hemp and Justin Ramirez

MAY 2024

21. The Billion Dollar Cavern - Wes Hemp and Justin Ramirez

Wes Hemp and Justin Ramirez

Wes Hemp, PE, PG, LEED AP (SME) and his old friend and client, Justin Ramirez, PE (Lochmueller Group), reminisce about the time they stumbled across steam coming out of the ground below a WWTP project, discovering what was below, and solutions to the problem.

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Wes Hemp, PE, PG, LEED AP (SME) and his old friend and client, Justin Ramirez, PE (Lochmueller Group), reminisce about the time they stumbled across steam coming out of the ground below a WWTP project, discovering what was below, and solutions to the problem.

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