Worth Noting - May 2016

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Clint Roos was hired as a civil engineer by Midwestern Engineers Inc. of Indiana. He is a member of the Association of State Floodplain Managers and the Indiana Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Management. Midwestern Engineers Inc. specializes in providing practical designs and efficient solutions to the public and private sector with an emphasis in the stormwater, drinking water and wastewater industries.

Jason Nortz was hired as the director of the Development Services Department, which includes stormwater staff, for the City of Asheville, North Carolina.

Adam Isaacson, Matt Cupp and Kevin Evans joined Otak Inc. and will be working out of the firm’s office in Redmond, Washington. Otak is an engineering, urban design, architecture and planning firm that includes stormwater topics among its area of expertise. Isaacson and Cupp are civil engineering designers, while Evans is an engineering designer and water resource analyst.

Cass Township received a $40,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Community Conservation Partnerships Program. The grant is for the rehabilitation and further development of Condor Commons Park. The work will include construction of stormwater management measures.

The American Water Works Association announced that the following people were selected to positions on its board of directors:

  • President-elect, Brenda Lennox, Tualatin Valley Water District, Beaverton, Oregon
  • Vice president, Kevin Bergschneider, HDR Engineering, Denver, Colorado
  • Vice president, Mitch Kannenberg, Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Shelton, Connecticut
  • Vice president, Terry McGhee, DuPage Water Commission, Elmhurst, Illinois
  • Vice president, Jacqueline Torbert, Orange County, Orlando, Florida
  • Director-at-large, Lindsey Olson, American Water, Voorhees, New Jersey


American Water Works Association

AWWA is offering a webinar titled “What You Need to Know About Climate Risks to Water Utility Infrastructure and Assets” on Nov. 30. Visit www.awwa.org.


The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development is offering Using WinSLAMM v. 10.2: Meeting Urban Stormwater Management Goals R324 on May 5-6 and Oct. 6-7 in Madison. Visit http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


  • May 1-4 Collection Systems 2016 Conference, presented by the Water Environment Federation and Georgia Association of Water Professionals, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, Georgia. Call 703/684-2441 or visit www.wef.org.
  • May 22-25 American Public Works Association North American Snow Conference, Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut. Visit www.apwa.net.
  • May 23-26 National Utility Contractors Association Annual Washington Summit, Embassy Suites Washington DC Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Visit www.nuca.com.
  • June 15-17 Florida Stormwater Association Annual Conference, Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa, Fort Myers, Florida. Call 888/221-3124 or visit www.florida-stormwater.org.
  • June 19-22 American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. Visit www.awwa.org.
  • July 11-13 American Water Resources Association Summer Specialty Conference: GIS and Water Resources, Hilton Sacramento Arden West, Sacramento, California. Visit www.awra.org.
  • July 17-20 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2016 Annual International Meeting, Orlando, Florida. Visit www.asabe.org.
  • Aug. 22-25 StormCon, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana. Visit www.stormcon.com.
  • Aug. 28-31 American Public Works Association International Public Works Congress and Exposition, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visit www.apwa.net.
  • Sept. 12-14 National Rural Water Association WaterPro Conference, Orlando, Florida. Visit www.nrwa.org.
  • Sept. 28-Oct. 1 American Society of Civil Engineers 2016 Convention, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon. Call 800/548-2723 or visit www.asce.org.
  • Nov. 13-17 American Water Resources Association 2016 Annual Conference, Florida Hotel and Conference Center, Orlando, Florida. Visit www.awra.org.


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