Worth Noting - June 2015

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Brad Flack, president of Storm-Tex Services in Spring, Texas, was named Young Professional of the Year by the International Erosion Control Association. Flack is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Controls and a Certified Erosion, Sediment and Stormwater Inspector, lending his experience and training to his customers to consult them in all of their stormwater needs.

Construction EcoServices, based in Houston, was named the Contractor of the Year by the International Erosion Control Association. It pioneered the model for turnkey Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan compliance services in Texas and manages stormwater quality on hundreds of commercial construction projects each year.

Hubbell, Roth & Clark Inc. announced the promotions of Thomas LaCross (he manages its Special Projects and Industrial Facilities Design Departments), Bradley Shepler (who will provide a wide array of civil engineering services to municipal clients and governmental agencies) and Karyn Stickel (who will head its new Asset Management Department). All three people are involved with stormwater projects.

The Ed P. Reyes River Greenway, a stormwater treatment facility that also provides free and open green space to the Lincoln Heights (California) community, won the 2015 Operations and Environmental Performance Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies.

Jerany Jackson, who works for Great River Engineering in Springfield, Missouri, was elected the 50th president of the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards. She will serve as chairperson of the organization’s board of directors through September. Jackson’s expertise is stormwater conveyance.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Stormwater Management Education Team received a Community Landscape Award from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. It’s being honored for projects that have significantly improved the green infrastructure of communities throughout the state.

Learning Opportunities

American Public Works Association

The APWA is offering Best Practices for GPS Fleet Management Solutions, an audio/Web broadcast, on June 18. Visit www.apwa.net.

American Society of Civil Engineers

The ASCE is offering Pathogens in Urban Stormwater Systems: Understanding and Identifying Sources, an online seminar, on June 23. Visit www.asce.org.


The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development is offering Using WinSLAMM v.10.1: Meeting Urban Stormwater Management Goals R174 on Nov. 5-6 in Madison. Visit epdweb.engr.wisc.edu


June 7-10 - American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition, Anaheim, California. Call 303/347-6181 or visit www.awwa.org.

July 26-29 - American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International Conference, New Orleans. Visit www.asabe.org.

Aug. 2-6 - StormCon North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, Austin, Texas. Visit www.stormcon.com.

Aug. 17-19 - Smart H2O Summit 2015: Sustainable Water Solutions, San Francisco. Visit www.smarth2osummit.com.

Aug. 18-20 - National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies Annual Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Visit www.nafsma.org.

Aug. 30-Sept. 2 - American Public Works Association International Public Works Congress and Exposition, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix. Visit www.apwa.net.

Sept. 28-30 - National Rural Water Association WaterPro Conference, Oklahoma City. Visit www.nrwa.org.

Oct. 11-14 - American Society of Civil Engineers 2015 Convention, New York City. Visit www.asce.org.

Oct. 12-16 - American Water Works Association 2015 Water Infrastructure Conference and Exposition, Bethesda, Maryland. Visit www.awwa.org.

Nov. 16-19 - American Water Resources Association Annual Conference, Grand Hyatt Denver. Visit www.awra.org.


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