Worth Noting/Calendar - February 2021


Cody Gratny was promoted to civil principal and Boulder (Colorado) civil department manager for JVA Inc. Among his duties is devising innovative approaches to stormwater management.

Ryan Propp was promoted to the role of general superintendent for Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. (Michigan) and will oversee all superintendents in the company’s Florida operations. Propp is a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System stormwater management inspector.

Eira Corral Sepulveda was elected to the board of commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. She is the first Latina elected to the board in its 131 years of existence.

Nicole Gillett was hired by the City of Tucson (Arizona) to lead its Tucson Million Trees initiative. In partnership with Tucson Water, the program also will develop stormwater harvesting infrastructure to capture, retain and filter stormwater.

KC Water (Missouri) was honored by the Greater Kansas City Public Relations Society of America. It received a PRISM Award in the video category for a production titled “Understanding Your Water Bill,” which explained the costs associated with water, wastewater and stormwater on residents’ monthly bills.

Vanderbilt University (Tennessee) received a Leadership Award from the U.S. Green Building Council for its achievements in green building and its commitment to creating a healthy, sustainable future. Its projects have resulted in improved stormwater management.

Charlotte Storm Water Services (North Carolina) received honors from National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure — an Overall Performance Award in the Large Municipality category, and Gold Level designation in the Innovation and Project Management categories. 


April 15-16

American Water Resources Association National Capital Region Water Symposium, event will be a virtual conference. Visit awra.org.

June 13-16

American Water Works Association ACE21 Conference, San Diego (site TBA). 

Visit awwa.org.

July 11-14

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, virtual conference. Visit asabe.org.

July 19-21

American Water Resources Association Summer Conference, virtual conference. Visit awra.org.

Aug. 29-Sept. 1

American Public Works Association Public Works Expo (PWX), America’s Center, St. Louis. Visit apwa.net.

Sept. 13-16

StormCon Milwaukee and WaterPro Conference, Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee (parallel events being held on same days and location). Visit stormcon.com or waterproconference.org.

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