Worth Noting - February 2013

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The California Stormwater Quality Association presented the City of Santa Barbara with the Outstanding Stormwater Research Project Award for the Water Environment Research Foundation funded study Canine and Microbial Source Tracking.

Matt Lake, executive director of the Merrillville Stormwater Utility, received the Excellence in Stormwater Management Award from the Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management.

The Village of Downers Grove's 2nd and Cumnor Stormwater Improvements and Naturalized Basin Project received the Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2012 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award Under $5 Million.

The City of Elk Grove's Rain Garden Plaza received the Outstanding Sustainable Stormwater Project Award from the California Stormwater Quality Association.

Los Angeles Sanitation-City of Los Angeles received the Outstanding Stormwater Best Management Practice Implementation Award from the California Stormwater Quality Association for its Garvanza Park Stormwater BMP Project.

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American Society of Civil Engineers

The ASCE has these courses:

Feb. 14-15 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Charlotte, N.C.

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.

March 14-15 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, St. Louis, Mo.

Visit www.asce.org.

American Water Works Association

The AWWA will hold a Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making seminar April 22-24 in San Diego, Calif. Visit www.awwa.org.


The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has a Government Affairs seminar on Feb. 28 in Middleton. 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, 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 www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


Feb. 10-14

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/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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