Worth Noting - July 2011

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Robert R. McVicker, District Engineer at Mesa Consolidated Water District (Calif.) received the Diplomate Water Resources Engineer credential from the American Academy of Water Resources Engineer Board of Trustees.

The Village of Montgomery, Ill., received an annual Stormwater Management Award from the Illinois Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Management.

Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kan., had its stormwater treatment system recognized as a Sustainable Success Story by the Mid-America Regional Council.

The American Public Works Association announced that six professionals earned Certified Stormwater Manager credentials:

• Rebecca Dupont-Coutu, New England Civil Engineering, Salem, Mass.

• Robert Hanger, City of Norman, Okla.

• Errin Kemper, City of Springfield, Mo.

• Susan Landreth, Vickrey & Associates Inc., San Antonio, Texas

• Jason Roland Scott, Town of Farragut, Tenn.

• Todd Wagner, City of Springfield, Mo.

The American Society of Civil Engineers announced that 14 people earned Distinguished Membership recognition: Jacobo Bielak, John Breen, Ross Corotis, Robert Dalrymple, Chandrakant Desai, Sidney Dewberry, Mohammed Ettouney, Phillip Gould, Francis Griggs Jr., Neil Hawkins, Dallas Little, Robert Nichol, Robert Paaswell and Shamsher Prakash.

MSW welcomes your contribution to this listing. Please send notices of new hires, promotions, service milestones, certifications or achievements to editor@mswmag.com.



The American Society of Civil Engineers has these courses:

• July 6 – Engineered Rain Gardens and Bioretention Facilities for Sustainable Stormwater Management, Webinar

• July 7-8 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Cincinnati

• July 26 – Sustainable Stormwater Hydrology: Concepts to Reduce Hydrologic Footprint, Webinar

• Aug. 18-19 – Storm Sewer Design Using SWMM, San Diego

• Aug. 29 – Stormwater BMPs: What Works, What Doesn’t and What About Maintenance, Webinar

• Sept. 6 – Retaining and Recruiting Personnel, Webinar

• Sept. 7 – Introduction to Green Design, Webinar

• Sept. 13 – Release the Leader Within You and Others: The Seven Qualities of Effective Leaders, Webinar

• Sept. 22 – Sustainable Sites Stormwater Design and Water Efficiency Points for LEED Projects, Webinar

• Sept. 29-30 – Stormwater BMPs That Work: Effective Analysis, Design and Maintenance, Philadelphia

Visit www.asce.org.



The American Water Works Association has a seminar on Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making in Las Vegas Sept. 21-23. Visit www.awwa.org.



The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

• July 14 – Excavation Competent Person Safety, Plover

• July 14 – Treatment, Crivitz

• July 21 – Treatment, Westport

• July 28 – Permit-Required Confined Space Entry, Ashwaubenon

• July 28 – Collection Systems, Marshfield

• Aug. 18 – Confined Space Entry Hands-On Training, Plover

Visit www.dnr.state.wi.us.

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

• Sept. 12-13 – Advanced Steady Flow Modeling Using HEC-RAS M714

• Sept. 14-16 – Modeling Unsteady Flow Using HEC-RAS M715

Visit www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.



July 31-Aug. 3

Water Environment Federation Energy and Water 2011: Efficiency, Generation, Management and Climate Impacts, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill. Visit www.wef.org.


Aug. 7-10

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, The Galt House, Louisville, Ky. Visit www.asabe.org.


Aug. 21-25

StormCon: The North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Exposition, Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, Calif. Visit www.stormcon.com.


Sept. 11-14

American Water Works Association Distribution Systems Symposium and Exposition and Water Security Conference, Nashville, Tenn. Visit www.awwa.org.


Sept. 18-21

2011 American Public Works Association Congress: The Best Show in Public Works, Colorado Convention Center, Denver. Call 816/595-5241 or visit www.apwa.net.


Sept. 21-23

Wisconsin Water Association Annual Conference, Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells. Visit www.wiawwa.org.

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