Worth Noting - December 2012

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The City of Pensacola's Admiral Mason Park received the Florida Stormwater Association 2012 Project Excellence Award, which is given annually to projects that demonstrate creativity and excellence.

The Canadian Public Works Association has re-elected Darwin K. Durnie, president of Stantec Consulting Ltd. (Red Deer, Alberta), as its president.

Randall S. Over, the Ohio Department of Transportation District 12 construction engineer, was chosen as president-elect for the American Society of Civil Engineers.

The American Water Resources Association announced results of its officer elections. They include:

Mark Dunning, president-elect, senior project manager with CDM Federal ProgramsDavid Watt, secretary-treasurer, manager of the Engineering Division at St. Johns River, Fla.Rafael Frias, director, senior project manager at Black & Veatch Corp.Noel Gollehon, director, senior economist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA

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

Dundee Township, Best Project (Jelkes Creek Quarry Restoration Project in Kane County)Robert Murdock, Manager (IAFSM Stormwater Committee Chair)

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American Society of Civil Engineers

The ASCE has these courses:

Dec. 6-7 – Storm Sewer System Design Using SWMM, Atlanta

Dec. 13 – Sustainable Stormwater Hydrology: Concepts to Reduce Hydrologic Footprint, online

Jan. 8 – Preparing and Implementing Construction Site Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans, online

Jan. 9-11 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Las Vegas

Jan. 11 – Construction Stormwater BMPs, online

Jan. 17-18 – Financial Management for the Professional Engineer, Minneapolis

Jan. 31 – Cold-Weather Stormwater BMPs That Work, online

March 7-8 – Leadership Development for the Engineer, Chicago

March 7-8 – NPDES Stormwater Permit Compliance, Pittsburgh

March 7-8 – Stormwater BMPs That Work: Effective Analysis, Design and Maintenance, Chicago

March 12 – Stormwater BMPs: What Works, What Doesn't and What About Maintenance, online

March 14-15 – Financial Management for the Professional Engineer, Secaucus, N.J.

Visit www.asce.org.

American Water Works Association

The AWWA has a Regulatory Update Webcast on Dec. 5.

The AWWA also announced that its second edition of the AWWA Water Operator Field Guide is now available.

Visit www.awwa.org.


The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has these courses:

Dec. 4 – Permit-Required Confined Space Entry, Plover

Feb. 28 – Government Affairs Seminar (location TBD)

Visit dnr.wi.gov.

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

April 8-9 – Using WinSLAMM v. 10: Meeting Urban Stormwater Management Goals, Madison

May 1-3 – Using HEC-HMS to Model Watersheds, Madison

May 6-8 – Using HEC-RAS to Model Bridges, Culverts and Floodplains, Madison

Visit epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


Feb. 11-15
National Utility Contractors Association Convention, Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Phoenix, Ariz. Call 703/358-9300 or visit www.nuca.com.

Feb. 24-March 8
Water Environment Federation 2013 Water & Wastewater Leadership Center, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, N.C. Visit www.wef.org.

Feb. 25-28
Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. Call 866/933-2653 or visit www.pumpershow.com.

March 10-13
Water Environment Federation Utility Management Conference 2013, Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa, Phoenix, Ariz. Visit www.wef.org.

April 7-10
American Public Works Association North American Snow Conference, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, N.C. Visit www.apwa.net.


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