Francisco) has promoted five associates to principal. Glenn Boyce
is an award-winning engineer, teacher, and author with more than 30 years of
experience in trenchless, tunnel, shaft, and geotechnical engineering.
has 23 years of
experience in tunnel and excavation design, particularly in developing,
implementing, and evaluating groundwater inflow control measures and their
impact on underground construction.
plays a significant
leadership role in the company’s construction management practice. His project
experience includes highway, rail, water, and wastewater tunnels. He has 34
years of underground experience.
has 26 years of
experience in design, construction, and project management of numerous
projects, including wastewater, water supply, transit, and hydroelectric
manages the company’s New York City office and is a
project manager for the engineering services contract supporting the New York
City Department of Environmental Protection’s Rondout West-Branch Bypass Tunnel
Design. He has 25 years of experience as a geotechnical engineer, geologist,
and project manager in underground design and construction, rock slope design,
geologic characterization, and blasting.
Association of Water Companies
(Washington, D.C.) selected Christopher
Parker, a project manager at CH2M Hill (Englewood, Colo.), to
receive the association’s Living Water Award. The award was established to
recognize private water industry professionals who are “living water” through
their extraordinary commitment to quality, service, and community.
Parker has dedicated
himself to assisting surrounding communities by volunteering in the Texas
Commission on Environmental Quality “EnvironMentor” program. In this role, he
helps local organizations that lack the necessary resources or expertise to
comply with state environmental regulations improve their efficiency and
protect the environment.
the third consecutive year, the Virginia Department of Health Office of
Drinking Water has awarded a division of the Washington County Service
highest ranking in operations/performance excellence for water utilities. The
authority’s Middle Fork Water Treatment Plant was one of 22 conventional water
treatment plants out of 130 in Virginia that received a gold award following a
12-month analysis of data by the Office of Drinking Water.
year, through Virginia’s Optimization Program, the department recognizes
drinking water plants that perform above and beyond minimum standards,
optimizing their treatment process and running efficiently and effectively. The
primary purpose of the program is to reduce the risks to public health
associated with drinking water. The authority’s Middle Fork facility, along
with 21 others statewide, earned a performance score of 20 — the highest
(Canonsburg, Pa.), a global water-purification technology and services
provider, acquired Fluid Recovery Services (Creekside, Pa.), which
operates a network of central, satellite, and mobile facilities that deliver
environmentally compliant, economically viable water management services. In
addition to treatment, the company offers numerous water management service
options, such as storage, transport services (rail and truck), and disposal
(nonreturn) statewide. The acquisition will expand the company’s network from
three to five central water management facilities in Tioga County, Pa., and the
cities of Franklin, Josephine, Creekside, and Rouseville. It also will
establish an “end-to-end” network for producers in the Marcellus and Utica
. (Shawnee, Kansas), a global manufacturer of
decentralized wastewater, water, and stormwater treatment technologies,
acquired SeptiTech LLC (Lewiston, Maine), a company that manufactures
programmable logic controllers for onsite wastewater treatment systems.
(Ottawa, Ontario), provider of utility technology in
North America and the Caribbean, appointed Chris Lewis to executive vice
president of Harris Utilities SmartWorks, which is the smart grid
innovation engine of the company. Lewis has held a variety of leadership roles
with retailers and vendors in the energy and utility sectors during the past 15