Worth Noting - March 2013

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Rick Nelson of the CH2M HILL Water Business Group was named a recipient of the WATERiD DUG Award, which recognizes the outstanding individuals who championed and supported the research, development, implementation and population of WATERiD, a water infrastructure database.

Wes Welsh, Public Works director for the village of Lindenhurst (Ill.), received the 2012 Stormwater Manager of the Year Award from the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission.

The City of Rome's stormwater management program received a New York State Environmental Excellence Award from the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Harry L. Weed II, superintendent of Public Works for the village of Rockville Centre, N.Y., was appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a Public Works representative to the NYS Respond Commission, which was established in response to Hurricane Sandy.

Rick Duncan, the executive director of the Delaware Rural Water Association, received the Public Official of the Year Award from the Delaware Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

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American Society of Civil Engineers

The ASCE has these courses:

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. Visit www.awwa.org.


The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has these courses:

March 7 – Personal Protective Equipment, Ashwaubenon

May 7-9 – Pumps and Motors, Madison

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 http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


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. 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.

May 13-15

American Public Works Association Sustainability in Public Works Conference, San Diego Sheraton Hotel & Marina, San Diego. Call 800/848-2972 or visit www.apwa.net.

June 12

American Public Works Association-Washington State Chapter Northwest FOG Forum, Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center, Tacoma, Wash. Visit www.apwa-wa.org/chapter.

July 21-24

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Kansas City, Mo. Visit www.asabe.org.

Aug. 25-28

American Public Works Association International Public Works Congress & Exposition, McCormick Place, Chicago. Call 816/595-5241 or visit www.apwa.net.


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