Worth Noting - November 2013

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The Town of Farragut’s Stormwater Matters Program received the East Tennessee PBS Be More Award.

Douglas Weikel, director of civil engineering and geomatics at Herbert, Rowland & Grubic Inc., won the Golden Rain Drop Award, presented by the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association. Weikel is chair of the PWEA Stormwater Committee.

Paul Hlavinka, chair of the Chesapeake Water Environment Association, received the Golden Rain Drop Award, presented by the CWEA.

Robert Johnson, chief executive officer of the National Rural Water Association, was named Friend of Kansas Rural Water at the association’s 2013 conference.

The Philadelphia Water Department and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation awarded grants to promote green stormwater management practices as part of the Stormwater Management Incentives Program. The winning projects include:

  • Pennsylvania Environmental Council ($91,000)
  • Cardone ($2.5 million)
  • Globe Dye Works ($17,000)
  • Settlement Music School ($140,000)
  • Philabundance ($237,313)
  • Community College of Philadelphia ($260,000)
  • West Philly Coalition for Neighborhood Schools ($242,000)
  • Wharton Street Lofts LP ($79,500)
  • 2303 Bainbridge LLC ($25,000)
  • FoCa-School District of Philadelphia ($232,000)
  • Francisville Seniors ($31,250)
  • Lindy Property Management ($165,000)
  • Novick Brothers ($279,000)
  • Trustees of the Presbytery of Philadelphia ($73,000)
  • Adams Run ($100,000)
  • Rampar Associates LP ($214,000)
  • Roxborough High School ($50,000)

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

Dec. 4-6
Florida Stormwater Association Winter Conference, Royal Plaza Resort, Orlando, Fla. Visit www.florida-stormwater.org.

Feb. 24-27
Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. Call 866/933-2653 or visit www.pumpershow.com.

March 1-3
National Utility Contractors Association National Convention, Rio Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev. Visit www.nuca.com.

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


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.
  • Jan. 24 – Stormwater Constructed Wetland Design, online
  • Feb. 6 – Integrating Stormwater Harvesting into Low Impact Development, online
  • Feb. 6-7 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Visit www.asce.org.


The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development is offering the following courses in Madison:

  • April 3-4 – Using WinSLAMM v.10.0.1: Meeting Urban Stormwater Management Goals
  • May 28-30 – Unsteady Flow Modeling Using HEC-RAS P266
  • June 5-6 – Advance Modeling Using HEC-RAS P268

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


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