Worth Noting - April 2011

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The National Utility Contractors Association announced new officers for 2011: Ryan Schmitt of Florida, board chairman; Jim Barron of Maryland, chairman-elect; Florentino Gregorio of Washington, D.C., vice chairman; Ronald Nunes of Rhode Island, treasurer; Bruce Wendorf of Florida, secretary; and board members Kari Biernacki of New Mexico, Mike Donatelli of Rhode Island, Glenn Ely of Pennsylvania, Mark Fuglevand of Washington, Kara Habrock of Nebraska, Bill Martinak of Oregon, Lewis Long of North Carolina, and Thomas O’Rourke of Nevada.

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Leaning Opportunities


The American Public Works Association is offering these seminars:

• April 7 – Solar Strategies for Public Works, audio/Web broadcast

• April 28 – Out of the Box Funding Options for Public Fleets, audio/Web broadcast

• May 3-4 – Stormwater Management Workshop, San Diego

• May 12 – Sustainable Utility Construction: Methods and Techniques

• May 17-18 – Public Fleet Management Workshop, Lexington, Ky.

Visit www.apwa.net.



The American Water Works Association is offering a Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar April 13-15 in Philadelphia. Visit www.awwa.org.



The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development is offering these courses:

• April 12-13 – Storm Sewer System Design, Madison

• April 14-15 – Designing Stormwater Detention Basin Facilities, Madison

• April 26-27 – Using WinSLAMM to Meet TMDL, LID and MS4 Stormwater Requirements, Madison

• May 9-11 – Mastering the Fundamentals of HEC-RAS L685, Madison

Visit www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

• April 12-13 – Iron and Zeolite, Green Bay

• April 27 – Confined Space Entry Hands-On Training, Plover

• May 2-3 – Iron and Zeolite, Fond du Lac

• May 5 – Working in the Streets “Traffic Control and Clothing,” Janesville

• May 10-11 – Utility Management 2, Madison

Visit www.dnr.state.wi.us. F

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April 10-12

Water Environment Federation, Disinfection 2011, Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, Ohio. Call 703/684-2441 or visit www.wef.org.


April 10-13

American Public Works Association, North American Snow Conference, Spokane (Wash.) Convention Center. Call 816/595-5240 or visit www.apwa.net.


April 18-20

American Water Resources Association Spring Specialty Conference, Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, Md. Visit www.awra.org.


May 22-26

World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Palm Springs, Calif. Visit www.asce.org.


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