Worth Noting - August 2015

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The Stormwater 101 initiative by the borough of Dormont, Pennsylvania, earned the Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence, presented by the Governor’s Center for Local Government Services. Dormont won in the Building Community Partnerships category for its program to compile information and mail it to local residents.

Anne Arundel County’s Department of Public Works received a 2015 Best Urban BMP in the Bay award from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network. The department was recognized for the stormwater management project at its Central Water Facility in Millersville, Maryland.

Benjamin Kuntz was posthumously honored with a Governor’s Urban Conservation Award. As the spokesman of the Kent County ad hoc committee, Homeowners Associations Resolving Problems (HARP), Kuntz was instrumental in gaining public support in Delaware for the newly created Kent County Stormwater Maintenance District and provided valuable community feedback.

Learning Opportunities

American Water Works Association

The AWWA is offering:

  • • Aug. 12 – Treatment Tips and Tricks: Filtration Webinar
  • • Aug. 26 – Optimizing Filters: Assess Conditions, Rehabilitation and Management Webinar
  • • Oct. 26 – Understanding Advanced Stormwater Management Techniques, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Visit www.awwa.org.


The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development is offering Using WinSLAMM v.10.1: Meeting Urban Stormwater Management Goals R174 on Oct. 19-20 in Madison. Visit epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


  • 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. 23-26 American Society of Civil Engineers 2015 Pipelines Conference, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland. Visit www.asce.org.
  • Aug. 30-Sept. 2 American Public Works Association International Public Works Congress and Exposition, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona. Visit www.apwa.net.
  • Sept. 28-30 National Rural Water Association WaterPro Conference, Oklahoma City. Visit www.nrwa.org.
  • Oct. 7-9 National Utility Contractors Association 2015 Fall Leadership Conference, Embassy Suites, Omaha, Nebraska. Visit www.nuca.com.
  • Oct. 11-14 American Society of Civil Engineers 2015 Convention, New York City. Visit www.asce.org.
  • Oct. 13-16 American Water Works Association 2015 Water Infrastructure Conference and Exposition, Bethesda, Maryland. Visit www.awwa.org.
  • Nov. 2-4 WJTA-IMCA Conference & Expo, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, www.wjta.org.
  • Nov. 16-19 American Water Resources Association Annual Conference, Grand Hyatt Denver. Visit www.awra.org.

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