Worth Noting - October 2018

People/Awards; Calendar


The town of Milford (Connecticut) received a $25,000 grant through the state Department of Environmental Protection to create a restoration plan for a Charles River headwaters subwatershed.

The town of Bath (West Virginia) Streetscape Committee received a $42,000 grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust to continue “green” stormwater management planning and beautification projects.

The city of Worcester Blackstone River Coalition received a $25,000 grant, funded by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust, to relaunch a campaign called Fishable/Swimmable Blackstone River Valley. The project takes a grassroots approach to tackling stormwater impacts with the goal of reducing phosphorus, improving aquatic habitat, and increasing recreational opportunities, specifically in the cold-water fishery resources in the Massachusetts reach of the watershed.

Adolfson & Peterson Construction received an Outstanding Safety Program Award, as well as a Silver Level STEP Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter. In addition, Adolfson & Peterson Construction was inducted into the Colorado Stormwater Excellence Program as a “participating member” by Associated General Contractors of Colorado.

William Lee joined the Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District (Minnesota) as a water-quality resource specialist.



The American Public Works Association is offering an Unmanned Aircraft Systems/Drones webinar on Oct. 11. Visit www.apwa.net.

The American Water Resources Association is offering a Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations Improve Water Management webinar on Oct. 10. Visit www.awra.org.


Sept. 29-Oct. 3

Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. Visit www.weftec.org.

Oct. 12-15

American Society of Civil Engineers 2018 Convention, Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Visit www.asce.org.

Oct. 28-31

American Water Works Association Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition, Atlanta. Visit www.awwa.org.

Nov. 4-8

American Water Resources Association Annual Conference, Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, Baltimore. Visit www.awra.org.

March 5-8, 2019

American Water Works Association and Water Environment Federation Utility Management Conference, Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee. Visit www.awwa.org.

March 14-16, 2019

National Utility Contractors Association Annual Convention & Exhibit, Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, Florida. Visit www.nuca.com.

July 7-10, 2019

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston. Visit www.asabe.org.

Sept. 9-11, 2019

National Rural Water Association WaterPro Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. Visit www.nrwa.org.


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