Worth Noting/Calendar - June 2021


Freese and Nichols hired Jennifer Miller as its stormwater services leader in Atlanta. Miller has spent more than 20 years managing and supporting a variety of stormwater, water quality, permitting and water management projects. She previously served as a technical lead for Georgia’s Surface Water Availability Assessment.

The City of Georgetown (South Carolina) received a grant award for stormwater projects in the Historic District from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. The EDA awarded the city a $3,365,409 grant with Georgetown County providing the required local match of $841,353. The projects will help to mitigate flooding in the city’s core commercial district.

Prince William County (Virginia) arborist Julie Flanagan was recognized by the American Public Works Association Mid-Atlantic Chapter for her work in making a stormwater management pond at Innovation Park into an improved, welcoming habitat for aquatic and avian wildlife.

The Illinois Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers presented DuPage County with the 2021 Mitigation Award. The award recognizes individuals and communities who encourage flood hazard reduction through various mitigation efforts, including buyout programs, retrofitting, planning and proactive projects. IAFSM recognized DuPage’s stormwater management and community services departments for their efforts to mitigate flooding countywide using a nearly $32 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 


June 7-9

Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference, jointly held by International Erosion Control Association Region One and Southeast IECA Chapter, Marriott Hotel, Huntsville, Alabama. Visit ieca.org.

June 7-11

Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, event held virtually. Visit ewricongress.org.

June 14-17

American Water Works Association ACE21 Conference, event held virtually.  Visit awwa.org.

July 12-16

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, event held virtually. Visit asabe.org.

July 19-21

American Water Resources Association Summer Specialty Conference, event held virtually. Visit awra.org.

June 22-23

Water Environment Federation Stormwater Summit 2021, event held virtually. Visit wef.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.

Oct. 6-9

American Society of Civil Engineers 2021 Convention, event held virtually. Visit asce.org.


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