Worth Noting - May 2011

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Mark Kollitz was elected president of the Missouri Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

David R. Watt was named Secretary-Treasurer of the American Water Resources Association.

Emery Swearingen, one of the founding members of the Florida Association of Stormwater Utilities (the predecessor to the Florida Stormwater Association) received an Honorary Membership award from the FSA.

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Learning Opportunites


The American Public Works Association is offering these seminars:

• May 3–4 – Stormwater Management Workshop, San Diego, Calif.

• May 12 – Sustainable Utility Construction: Methods and Techniques, Audio/Web Broadcast

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

• May 26 – Small Projects, Big Results: Facilities and Grounds Sustainability Projects, Audio/Web Broadcast

• June 28 – Out of the Box Funding Options for Public Fleets, Audio/Web Broadcast

Visit www.apwa.net.



The American Society of Civil Engineers is offering these seminars:

• May 11–13 – HEC-RAS Computer Workshop for Unsteady Flow Applications, Baltimore, Md.

• May 12–13 – Leadership Development for the Engineer, Atlanta, Ga.

• May 19–20 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Orlando, Fla.

• May 20 – Seismic Design of Liquid Storage Tanks, San Diego, Calif.

• June 2–3 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Scottsdale, Ariz.

• June 16–17 – Pipe Selection for Municipal Facilities, Portland, Maine

• June 16–17 – Stormwater BMPs That Work: Effective Analysis, Design and Maintenance, San Antonio, Texas

• June 23–24 – Leadership Development for the Engineer, Dallas, Texas

Visit www.asce.org.



The American Water Works Association is offering Underground Corrosion Training May 17–19 in Morgantown, W.Va. Visit www.awwa.org.



The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

• 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

• May 12 – Treatment, Spooner

• May 17 – Surface Water Processes, Green Bay

• May 19 – Treatment, Tomahawk

• June 8 – Customer Service, Richfield

• June 9 – Treatment, Fennimore

• June 15 – Personal Protective Equipment, Plover

• June 16 – Treatment, Whitewater

Visit www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/es/science/opcert/training.htm.


The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development is offering a Mastering the Fundamentals of HEC-RAS L685 seminar May 9–11 in Madison. Visit www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


May 22–26

American Society of Civil Engineers World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Palm Springs, Calif. Visit www.asce.org.


June 12–15

Water Environment Federation Collection Systems 2011, Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, N.C. Visit www.wef.org.


June 12–16

ACE11, American Water Works Association Annual Conference & Exposition, Washington, D.C. Visit www.awwa.org.


June 27–29

American Public Works Association 2011 Sustainability in Public Works Conference, Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Portland, Ore. Visit www.apwa.net.


June 27–29

American Water Resources Association 2011 Summer Specialty Conference, Snowbird Resort, Snowbird, Utah. Visit www.awra.org.


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