Worth Noting - April 2014

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People & Awards

Jess Knight, Deputy Director of Public Works in Ocala, Fla., was recognized by the Ocala City Council for serving 35 years with the city.

Northbrook’s $5 million stormwater update near the intersection of Techny and Pfingsten roads was named one of the Projects of the Year by the Suburban Branch of the American Public Works Association’s Chicago Metro Chapter. The project, which helped reduce flooding at more than 80 surrounding properties, received the 2014 award in the environment category for projects that cost between $5 million and $25 million.

The Commonwealth of Virginia awarded the Town of Christiansburg $631,000 in grant money from the Stormwater Local Assistance Fund.

Marilyn Sucoe was named Engineer/Stormwater Administrator for the City of Lisle (Ill). Sucoe replaces Mary Lou Kalsted, who retired after serving Lisle for 32 years.

Matt Carlson was named Asotin County (Wash.) Stormwater Program coordinator. He replaces Cheryl Sonnen, who retired.

Learning Opportunities

American Water Works Association

The AWWA has a Financial Management Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar on April 7-9 in 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
  • Oct. 20-21 – Using WinSLAMM v. 10.0.1: Meeting Urban Stormwater Management Goals

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

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering the following courses:

  • May 6-8 – Pumps and Motors, Madison
  • May 14 – General Safety, North Fond du Lac
  • Sept. 17 – Permit-Required Confined Space Entry, Plover
  • Dec. 9 – General Safety, Plover

Visit http://dnr.wi.gov.


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