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The Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management announced the following 2012 award recipients:

• Robert Murdock, Stormwater Committee Chair for IAFSM, Stormwater Manager Award

• Dundee Township, Stormwater Management Project


Learning Opportunities

American Society of Civil Engineers

The ASCE has these courses:

• Aug. 1 – Stormwater BMPs: What Works, What Doesn’t and What About Maintenance, webinar

• Aug. 14 – Cold-Weather Stormwater BMPs That Work, webinar

• Sept. 27-28 – Stormwater Treatment Using Detention Ponds and Commercial Devices, Chicago



American Water Works Association

The AWWA has these courses:

• Aug. 22-24 – Customer Service Certificate Program Seminar, Bloomington, Minn.

• Sept. 9-12 – Distribution Systems Symposium, St. Louis, Mo.

• Sept. 9-12 – Emergency Preparedness, St. Louis, Mo.

• Sept. 19-21 – Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar, Orlando, Fla.


The AWWA has published new editions of manuals covering computer modeling of distribution systems (M32) and butterfly valves (M49). The third edition of Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems provides guidance on creating and using accurate computer models of water distribution systems. It was written by AWWA’s Engineering Modeling and Applications Committee. The second edition of Butterfly Valves: Torque, Head Loss and Cavitation Analysis covers recommended practices, calculations and data for correctly sizing and using butterfly valves in water systems.



The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has these courses:

• Aug. 7 – Working in the Street: Traffic Control and Traffic Clothing, West Salem

• Sept. 13 – Utility Management Training, Dodgeville

• Oct. 16 – Excavation “Competent Person” Safety, Madison

• Oct. 18 – Utility Management Training, Lake Hallie



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

• Oct. 8-9 – Advanced Modeling Using HEC-RAS N417, Madison

• Oct. 10-12 – Unsteady Flow Modeling Using HEC-RAS N418, Madison




July 29-Aug. 1

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Conference, Dallas, Texas. Visit


Aug. 7-9

ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium, Orlando, Fla. Visit


Aug. 13-16

National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies Annual Conference, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Call 202/289-8625 or visit


Aug. 19-23

StormCon: North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Denver, Colo. Visit


Aug. 26-29

American Public Works Association Congress: The Best Show in Public Works, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif. Call 816/595-5241 or visit


Sept. 24-26

National Rural Water Association WaterPro Conference, Gaylord Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tenn. Visit


Oct. 18-20

American Society of Civil Engineers Annual Civil Engineering Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Visit


Nov. 4-8

American Water Works Association Water Quality Technology Conference and Expo, Toronto, Canada. Visit


Nov. 12-15

American Water Resources Association Annual Water Resources Conference, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, Fla. Visit


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