Award-winning projects


In addition to being recognized as a great place to work, Barr has received numerous local, state, and national awards from reputable industry organizations for our work with clients on challenging and impactful projects.

Towerside district stormwater management system

The first of its kind in the Twin Cities, the community stormwater system reduces landowner costs, offers climate-resiliency benefits, delivers more effective and environmentally friendly stormwater treatment, and provides public greenspace.

    • Honor Award - Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), 2023
    • Grand Award - Engineering Excellence Awards, ACEC of Minnesota, 2023
    • ReScape Award Finalist (Environmental Impact), Minnesota Brownfields, 2017
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PFAS-impacted drinking water response and treatment plant design

Barr helped the City of Bemidji identify short- and long-term responses to PFAS that migrated into groundwater and infiltrated into its drinking water supply wells.

    • Engineering Excellence Honor Award, ACEC of Minnesota, 2022
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Additional awards

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