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Setting Standards in San Diego
Author: Douglas B. Robinson, Madan L. Arora, Frank S. Meade
Date: 6/191
Reprinted from Civil Engineering, June 1991

Most engineering firms have developed specifications and standards that become the bible for project-related design issues–and no two firms are the same. On complex, large-scale projects involving multiple consultants, these varying approaches can endanger quality and increase costs. One answer is to develop programwide standards. Guidelines for San Diego's $3 billion Clean Water Program cover everything from CADD to concrete.

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