Worth Noting - January 2012

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The village of Montgomery received the 2011 Stormwater Management award from the Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management.


Learning Opportunities


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

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

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

• Feb. 9 – Recycled Materials in Construction: Divert That Waste Stream

• Feb. 23 – Understanding the Required EVT (Emergency Vehicle Training) for Fleets

Visit www.apwa.net.



The American Society of Civil Engineers has these courses:

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

• Jan. 19-20 – Stormwater Treatment Using Detention Ponds and Commercial Devices, Austin, Texas

• Jan. 24 – Sustainable Stormwater Hydrology: Concepts to Reduce Hydrologic Footprint, online

• Feb. 9 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Chicago

• Feb. 14 – Stormwater BMPs: What Works, What Doesn’t and What About Maintenance, online

• Feb. 29 – Stormwater Management Alternatives for Small Commercial Sites, online

Visit www.asce.org.



The Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

• March 1 – IT/Security, Madison

• March 8 – Utility Management Training, TBA

Visit www.dnr.state.wi.us.

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

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

• April 12-13 – Using WinSLAMM to Meet TMDL, LID and MS4 Stormwater Requirements, Madison

Visit www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.



Jan. 10-12

South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems Annual Conference, Pierre. Visit www.sdarws.com.


Jan. 30-Feb. 2

American Water Works Association/Water Environment Federation Utility Management Conference, Hyatt Regency Miami, Fla. Call 703/684-2441 or visit www.wef.org.


Feb. 13-15

Iowa Rural Water Association Annual Conference, Coralville. Visit www.iowarural water.org.


Feb. 13-16

Colorado Rural Water Association Annual Conference, Colorado Springs. Visit www.coloradoruralwaterassociation.club.officelive.com.


Feb. 14-16

North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association Annual Conference, Fargo. Visit www.ndrw.org.


Feb. 22-24

Montana Rural Water Systems Annual Conference, Great Falls. Visit www.mrws.org.


Feb. 27-March 1

American Water Works Association Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition, Glendale, Ariz. Visit www.awwa.org.


Feb. 27-March 1

Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. Call 866/933-2653 or visit www.pumpershow.com.


Feb. 27-March 2

Rural Water Association of Utah Annual Conference, St. George. Visit www.rwau.net.


Feb. 28-March 1

Delaware Rural Water Association Annual Conference, Harrington. Visit www.drwa.org.


March 12-16

National Utility Contractors Association Annual Convention, Fort Worth, Texas. Call 703/358-9300 or visit www.nuca.com.


March 26-28

American Water Resources Association Spring Specialty Conference, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Visit www.awra.org.


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