KANGAROO RATS, GROUND SQUIRRELS, AND TORTOISES, OH MY!
A forty years of firsts with Principal Biologist Curtis Uptain and QK. Learn more about his award-winning career and contributions to biology.
New Branch Managers announced for Visalia and Porterville Offices
QK News! Congrats to Monique Mello and Barry Lindner, our new Visalia and Porterville Branch Managers!
From QUAD to QK – A 50-year Legacy
Established in 1972 in the city of Visalia, read the 50 year journey from QUAD to the QK of today.
PLANNING DURING A PANDEMIC: Challenge Accepted
Learn more about QK’s planning outreach process during the pandemic.
CREEK FIRE: Post-Fire Erosion Control Project
Information about QK and the Creek Fire Post-Fire Erosion Control Project.
Grant and Funding Resources and Information
Resources and information about grant opportunities.
QK Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Zumwalt-Hansen Associates, Inc.
QK, a California based engineering, land survey, planning and environmental firm, is pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement to acquire Zumwalt-Hansen Associates, Inc. (ZHA). The acquisition will combine ZHA’s operations with QK’s full suite of consulting disciplines.
How Does Urban Planning Continue in a Global Pandemic? Meet QK’s Virtual Counter
How Does Urban Planning Continue in a Global Pandemic? Meet QK’s virtual counter Few things are unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic. While people continue to see changes in their workplace,
Growing Importance Of Urban Sustainability
Growing Importance of Urban Sustainability By Jessica Bispels, Associate Planner Urban Sustainability Urban sustainability is the idea that a city can be organized and designed to reduce negative environmental and
The Cultural Backlash of The Industrial Revolution: what Three Architects Did To Change The Idea of The City
The Cultural Backlash of The Industrial Revolution By Jessica Bispels, Associate Planner what Three Architects did To Change THe Idea Of The City (Some of the most influential architects of
Client Focused and Business as Usual
Client Focused and Business As Usual By Ron Wathen, PE A message From president & CEO March 24, 2020 External Message to Clients, Teaming Partners and Vendors Last Thursday March
Why Zoning Codes Have Height Limits and Building Setbacks
Why zoning codes have height limits and building setbacks By Steve Brandt, AICP, Principal Planner Equitable building – manhattan On a cold morning in 1912, the Equitable Building at 120
A Decade Of Community Service
A decade of community service By Mike Ratajski Extreme Makeover: Home Addition QK and its team members have been active participants in community service activities in the central valley for
Harry A. Tow, PE, AICP – A Visalia Legend
Harry A. Tow, PE, AICP By Mike Ratajski A Visalia Legend It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we share the peaceful passing of QK co-founder Harry Tow,
Grant Funding Opportunity For Municipalities and Districts
CA State Water Boards Prop 1 Storm Water Grant Program By John Quiring Prop 1 Storm Water Grant Program The State Water Resource Control Board’s Proposition 1 Storm Water Grant
Covid-19 Message to Clients, Partners, and Friends
Covid-19 Message to Clients, Partners, and Friends By Ron Wathen, PE, President & CEO Covid-19 To our clients, partners, and friends, Our mission at QK is to be an indispensable
2019 Notice of Funding Availability: Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) Grants Programs
2019 Notice of Funding Availability By John Quiring Local Early Action Planning (LEAP) Grants Program Many jurisdictions have applied for and received assistance under the SB2 Planning Grants program. In
What Are PFAS? Are They in Your Drinking Water? And How QK Can Help.
What Are PFAS? Are They In Your Drinking Water? And How QK Can Help. By QK What are PFAS? Are they in your dringking water? In August 2019, the California
QK Wins ACEC California Engineering Excellence Commendation Award
QK Wins ACEC California Engineering Excellence Commendation Award By QK American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) CA Visalia, CA – Quad Knopf, Inc. (dba QK) is happy to announce our
ACT FAST: EPA Repeal of 2015 Clean Water Act Becomes Final in December 2019; may Lead to More USACE Regulation
ACT FAST: EPA Repeal of 2015 Clean Water Act Becomes Final in December 2019 By Cari Wingert, Senior Environmental Scientist May lead to more usace regulation On October 22nd, the
What You Really Need To Know About SB 1000
What You Really Need To Know About SB 1000 By Jessica Bispels, Assistant Planner State Bill 1000, otherwise known as “The Planning for Healthy Communities Act” was signed into law