Worth Noting - October 2011

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The Chittenden County (Vt.) Regional Stormwater Education Program received the Green Mountain Water Environment Association Stormwater Award for outstanding performance in education and its contribution to the stormwater field.

The City of Spokane, Wash., received the PISCES Award from the U.S. EPA for successfully demonstrating innovative stormwater control strategies.

The City of Rockville, Md., received the Smart, Green and Growing Sustainable Infrastructure/Innovation in Stormwater Management Award from the Maryland Department of Environment for creating a highly functional stormwater management facility while providing the community with an attractive recreational area.

Washington County, Minn., received an Award of Excellence from the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association for a stormwater project.

The Florida Stormwater Association announced these award recipients:

• St. John’s County, Stormwater Program Excellence Award

• City of Hallandale Beach, Stormwater Program Outstanding Achievement Award

• Collier County, Stormwater Project Excellence Award

• City of Marathon, Stormwater Project City-Wide Outstanding Achievement Award


Learning Opportunities


The American Society of Civil Engineers has these courses:

• Oct. 13-14 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Charleston, S.C.

• Nov. 3-4 – Stormwater BMPs That Work: Effective Analysis, Design and Maintenance, Atlanta

• Nov. 17-18 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Syracuse, N.Y.

• Dec. 8-9 – Storm Sewer System Design Using SWMM, Nashville

Visit www.asce.org.



The American Public Works Association is offering these Audio/Web courses:

• Oct. 11 – How to be FEMA Ready When Disaster Hits

• Oct. 27 – Liquid Usage in Winter Maintenance

• Nov. 15 – How to Train Your Fleet

Visit www.apwa.net.



The American Water Works Association has a Stormwater Management for Engineers seminar in New Brunswick, N.J., Oct. 5-7. Visit www.awwa.org.



The Department of Natural Resources is offering the following courses:

• Oct. 11-12 – Water System Operation Basics, Mt. Horeb

• Oct. 12-15 – Water System Operation Basics, Plover

• Oct. 19 – Regional Utility Management Training, Prairie du Chien

• Oct. 20 – Regional Utility Management Training, Eau Claire

• Oct. 24 – Regional Utility Management Training, Plover

• Oct. 25 – Regional Utility Management Training, Ladysmith

Visit www.dnr.state.wi.us.

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

• Oct. 3-4 – Essentials of Hydraulics for Civil Engineers and Designers, Madison

• Dec. 5-6 – Municipal Engineering Fundamentals for Non-Engineers, Las Vegas

Visit www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.



Oct. 4-6

National Rural Water Association H2OXPO, Louisville, Ky. Visit www.nrwa.org.


Oct. 15-19

Water Environment Federation WEFTEC 2011, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles. Visit www.weftec.org.


Oct. 20-23

American Society of Civil Engineers Annual Civil Engineering Conference, Memphis, Tenn. Visit www.asce.org.


Oct. 23-25

American Water Works Association International Forum on Stormwater Management in Urban Areas, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Visit www.awwa.org.


Oct. 31-Nov. 3

National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies Annual Meeting, St. Petersburg, Fla. Visit www.nafsma.org.


Nov. 7-10

American Water Resources Association Annual Water Resources Conference, Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, N.M. Visit www.awra.org.


Dec. 7-9

Florida Stormwater Association Winter Conference, Hyatt Regency Tampa. Call 888/221-3124 or visit www.florida-stormwater.org.


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