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Stafford Township’s engineering firm, CME Associates of Howell, received a first-place Municipal Management Projects Award from the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers for its concept and plans for the Ocean Acres Stormwater Management Investigation Project.

The Muncie (Ind.) Sanitary District’s Stormwater Management Department announced the following 2013 award recipients:

  • Contractor of the Year: Wiley & Sons Excavating
  • Outstanding Individual Site Management: 3D Company Inc., The Grove

The Lake County (Ill.) Stormwater Management Commission announced the following 2013 award recipients:

  • Community of the Year: Tower Lakes Improvement Association
  • Best Management Practice Project of the Year: Sheridan Road Wetland Detention Project, City of North Chicago
  • Stewardship of the Year: Britt Hanson and Todd Nega, Highland Park
  • Media Award: Lake County TV
  • Stormwater Manager of the Year: Dave Brown, Village of Vernon Hills
  • Development of the Year: Prairie Trail School, Wadsworth

Learning Opportunities

American Society of Civil Engineers

The ASCE has these courses:

  • March 3 – Sustainable Stormwater Hydrology: Concepts to Reduce Hydrologic Footprint, online
  • March 14-15 – Stormwater BMPs That Work: Effective Analysis, Design and Maintenance, Cambridge, Mass.
  • March 26 – Stormwater BMPs: What Works, What Doesn’t and What About Maintenance, online

Visit www.asce.org.

American Water Works Association

The AWWA has these courses:

  • March 3-4 – Understanding Water Chemistry for Practical Application, Madison, Wis.
  • March 11-13 – Operation of Maintenance and Pumps, New Brunswick, N.J.
  • March 25-26 – Management Skills for Supervisors, New Brunswick, N.J.
  • March 28 – Effective Emergency Communications, New Brunswick, N.J.
  • April 7-9 – Financial Management Cost of Service Rate-Making, North Charleston, S.C.

Visit www.awwa.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
  • June 2-3 – Advance Modeling Using HEC-RAS
  • June 4-6 – Unsteady Flow Modeling Using HEC-RAS

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

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has a Pumps and Motors seminar on May 6 in Madison. Visit http://dnr.wi.gov.


March 9-11
American Water Works Association-South Carolina Section Environmental Conference, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Visit www.awwa.org.

March 17-20
American Water Works Association-Illinois Section Annual Conference, Springfield, Ill. Visit www.awwa.org.

March 18-21
American Water Works Association-New Jersey Section Annual Conference, Atlantic City, N.J. Visit www.awwa.org.

March 30-April 4
American Water Works Association-Missouri Section Annual Conference, Osage Beach, Mo. Visit www.awwa.org.

April 14-17
American Water Works Association-Texas Section Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas. Visit www.awwa.org.

April 21-24
American Water Works Association-Alaska Section Annual Conference, Juneau, Alaska. Visit www.awwa.org.

May 3-6
American Water Works Association-British Columbia Section Annual Conference, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Visit www.awwa.org.

May 4-7
American Water Works Association-Ontario Section Annual Conference, London, Ontario, Canada. Visit www.awwa.org.

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

May 6-8
American Water Works Association-Pennsylvania Section Annual Conference, Bethlehem, Pa. Visit www.awwa.org.

May 6-9
American Water Works Association-Pacific Northwest Section Annual Conference, Eugene, Ore. Visit www.awwa.org.

May 6-9
American Water Works Association-Hawaii Section Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. Visit www.awwa.org.

May 7-9
American Water Works Association-Arizona Section Annual Conference, Glendale, Ariz. Visit www.awwa.org.

May 12-14
American Water Resources Association 2014 Spring Specialty Conference, Snowbird Resort, Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit www.awra.org.

June 8-12
American Water Works Association Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE) 2014, Boston, Mass. Visit www.awwa.org.

June 18-21
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers-Florida Section Annual Conference, Waldorf Astoria Naples, Naples, Fla. Visit www.asabe.org.

June 30-July 2
American Water Resources Association Summer Specialty Conference, John Ascuaga’s Nugget Casino Resort, Reno, Nev. Call 540/687-8390 or visit www.awra.org.

July 13-16
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Visit www.asabe.org.


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