Worth Noting - January 2023

People/Awards; Calendar


Sonia Brubaker was hired as chief resilience officer for the city of Miami. She will lead the city’s new Department of Resilience and Sustainability. Brubaker previously served as the director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center.

Bill Prokop, city manager for the city of Beaufort (South Carolina), announced his retirement effective January 2023. Prokop has led numerous city initiatives, including systemic prioritizing of stormwater drainage projects, most notably the Mossy Oaks Stormwater Project and The Point & Downtown Stormwater Project.

The city of Prince George, British Columbia,  received an honorable mention from the Union of BC Municipalities for its Integrated Stormwater Management Plan.


March 1-3

Michigan Stormwater-Floodplain Association Conference, H Hotel, Midland, Michigan. Visit www.mifloods.org.

March 28-31

American Water Works Association / Water Environment Federation Utility Management Conference, SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, Sacramento, California. Visit www.awwa.org or www.wef.org.

April 16-19

American Public Works Association North American Snow Conference, Omaha, Nebraska (hotel TBA). Visit snow.apwa.net.

April 16-19

American Water Works Association Sustainable Water Management Conference, Minneapolis (site TBA). Visit www.awwa.org.

April 24-27

Center for Watershed Protection 2023 National Stormwater and Watershed Conference, The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego. Visit www.cwp.org.

May 1-3

International Erosion Control Association Municipal Wet Weather MS4 Stormwater Conference, Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Visit www.ieca.org.

May 10-12

Ohio Stormwater Association Conference, Kalahari Conference Center, Sandusky, Ohio. Visit www.ohioswa.com.

June 11-14

American Water Works Association ACE23, Toronto, (site TBA). Visit www.awwa.org.

June 27-29

Water Environment Federation Stormwater Summit, Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Visit www.wef.org.

July 17-19

American Water Resources Association Summer Conference, Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center, Denver. Visit www.awra.org


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