Worth Noting - November 2011

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The University of Notre Dame received a Certificate of Recognition from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for its stormwater management program.

Alison Bick (Short Hills, N.J.) won the 2011 International Stockholm Junior Water Prize.


Learning opportunities


The American Society of Civil Engineers has these courses:

• 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

• Dec. 13 – Facility Damage Assessments: Differences in Perceptions of Damage Severity, online

• Dec. 19 – Construction of Stormwater BMPs, online

• Jan. 4-6 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Las Vegas

Visit www.asce.org.



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

• Nov. 15 – How to Train Your Fleet

• Dec. 8 – Clients and Consultants: How to Work Together for the Best Possible Project

• Dec. 15 – Reality Check on Leadership: Systems Thinking for Leaders

• Jan. 17 – How the Effective Utility Management Tool Will Significantly Improve Your Public Works Department

• Jan. 19 – Self Assessment: A Checklist for Improvement

Visit www.apwa.net.



The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

• Nov. 3 – Utility Management Training, Burlington

• Nov. 8 – Utility Management Training, Ashwaubenon

• Nov. 10 – Safety, Madison

Visit www.dnr.state.wi.us.

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

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

• Dec. 7-8 – Improving Public Works Construction Inspection Skills, Las Vegas

• Jan. 11-13 – Improving Public Works Construction Inspection Skills, Las Vegas

Visit www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.



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.


Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Utility Management Conference, Hyatt Regency Miami. Call 703/684-2441 or visit www.wef.org.


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