Worth Noting - October 2013

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The Florida Stormwater Association announced its 2013 award winners:

  • Program: City of Gainesville Credit Basin Program
  • Program: Hillsborough County Stormwater Environmental Programs Team
  • Program: Sarasota County Stormwater Infrastructure Rehabilitation Program
  • Project: City of Fort Myers Model Stormwater Urban Retrofit
  • Project: City of Bradenton Riverwalk Restoration
  • Project: City of Haines Stormwater Educational Unit

DuPage County Stormwater Management was awarded the 2013 Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management’s Stormwater Management of the Year Award.

The City of Valparaiso received awards in three categories recently from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for its Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System program. The city was recognized for: 1) its efforts to detect and eliminate illicit discharges; 2) its success in controlling post-construction stormwater runoff; and 3) its recent rain barrel decorating competition among the schools as part of the public education/participation portion of the MS4 program.

The Municipal Infrastructure Group Ltd. received an Award of Excellence from the Consulting Engineers of Ontario for its Elm Drive Stormwater Management Retrofit Project in Mississauga.

Jim Chaffee of Jacobs Engineering Group in Wisconsin, began his tenure as president of the American Water Works Association.

LB Water was recognized by the Maryland Rural Water Association as its Associate Member of the Year for 2013.

MSW welcomes your contribution to this listing. Please send notices of new hires, promotions, service milestones, certifications or achievements to editor@mswmag.com.


American Society of Civil Engineers

The ASCE has these courses:

  • Nov. 7-8 – Leadership Development for the Engineer, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
  • Nov. 7-8 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
  • Dec. 12-13 – Stormwater Treatment Using Detention Ponds and Commercial Devices, Portland, Ore.
  • Jan. 7-8 – Construction Plans, Specifications and Ethics for Civil Engineers, Las Vegas
  • Jan. 23-24 – Leadership Development for the Engineer, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Jan. 23-24 – Financial Management for the Professional Engineer, Alexandria, Va.

Visit www.asce.org.


The National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies has a Flood Risk Management Agency-to-Agency Mentoring Session on Oct. 4 in Sugar Land. Call 281/275-8400 or visit www.nafsma.org.


The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development has a Using WinSLAMM v. 10.0.1: Meeting Urban Stormwater Management Goals seminar on Oct. 14-15 in Madison. Visit http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


Oct. 1-3
National Rural Water Association H2O-XPO, Louisville, Ky. Visit www.h2o-expo.org.

Oct. 5-9
Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference, McCormick Place South, Chicago. Visit www.wef.org.

Oct. 9-12
American Society of Civil Engineers 2013 Annual Conference, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, N.C. Visit www.asce.org.

Nov. 4-7
American Water Resources Association Annual Conference, Red Lion Hotel, Portland, Ore. Visit www.awra.org.

May 4-7, 2014
American Public Works Association 2014 North American Snow Conference, Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Visit www.apwa.net/snow.


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