Worth Noting - January 2013

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The Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management, Inc. awarded Stormwater Management, the Delaware County Commissioners, and Randall Miller and Associates Inc. with the 2012 INAFSM Outstanding Stormwater Project Award for their role in the installation of the Delaware County Plaza Project.

The City of Los Angeles L.A. Stormwater website received the Web Marketing Association's 2012 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development in the area of Environmental Excellence.

The Water Environment Federation received a $10,000 grant to promote innovative solutions to stormwater runoff across the United States. The grant was provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Initiative.

The Wenk Associates (Denver, Colo.) Design Team was awarded a Merit Award and a Land Stewardship Award in Planning and Urban Design from the Colorado Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (CCASLA) for the Prairie Trail Stormwater Guidelines. Prairie Trail is a 1,000-acre mixed-use, mixed density new urbanist community in Ankeny, Iowa.

Alfie Vick, an associate professor at the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design, received the Team Water Award from the Athens-Clarke County Stormwater Division during the Greenfest Awards Ceremony. The award recognized Vick for his ongoing work in the Athens area and acknowledged his expertise in sustainable design, especially when meeting the challenges of stormwater management.

The Hopkinsville Surface and Stormwater Utility was awarded the Kentucky League of Cities Enterprise City Award for the construction of the Woodmont Basin System to reduce flooding in the Country Club Lane and Sunset Circle area.

The American Public Works Association announced that its 2012-2013 president is Elizabeth Treadway, PWLF, Principal Scientist-Water Resources with AMEC's Environment & Infrastructure business in Johnson City, Tenn.

The American Water Resources Association announced that Mark Dunning, a senior project manager with CDM Federal Programs, has been named its president-elect.

The Missouri Rural Water Association was named the Association of the Year at the National Rural Water Association's Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony.

The Water Environment Federation announced that Sandra Ralston, a principal consultant with Malcolm Pirnie, the Water Division of ARCADIS in Charleston, S.C., was named its 2012-13 president-elect.

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American Society of Civil Engineers

The ASCE has these courses:

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 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 a Government Affairs Seminar on Feb. 28 (site TBD). Visit http://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, MadisonMay 1-3 – Using HEC-HMS to Model Watersheds, MadisonMay 6-8 – Using HEC-RAS to Model Bridges, Culverts and Floodplains, Madison

Visit www.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.nuca.com.

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/American Water Works Association 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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