(Plano, Texas), a global
engineering and manufacturing group, and Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC (Washington,
D.C.), a leading supplier of nuclear plant products and technologies, entered
into a teaming agreement to develop a new modular shell and plate feedwater
heater for use in the power industry. Welded shell and plate heat exchangers
are a recent technology based on gasket plate heat exchanger designs used in
power as well as other industries.
, senior product engineer at TACO Inc. (Cranston,
R.I.), was recognized by the Hydraulic Institute (Parsippany, N.J.) as
its 2014 Young Engineer of the Year. The award recognizes the efforts and
contributions of young pump engineers from member companies and standard
partners who have made a significant impact within their current position, and
also have contributed to the advancement of the work of the institute. Lucian
participated on several committees and has been active within the institute
since 2009. The award is limited to engineers under the age of 40.
(Toronto), an innovator in design, engineering, and
manufacturing of integrated solutions within the building oriented fluid-flow
equipment industry, promoted Wayne Rose to global marketing manager –
pumps. He will market the company’s portfolio of pumps, suction guides, and
flo-trex valves worldwide.
named Linda G. Sullivan senior vice president and chief financial
BJM & Associates
(Lexington, Ky.) named Gary Brown Midwest regional
sales manager. Brown will be responsible for establishing and supporting pump
distribution and pump selling channels for the 13 upper Midwest states.
(Rye Brook, N.Y.)
named Patrick K. Decker, president, CEO, and a member of the board of
team of Hazen and Sawyer (New York) and Montgomery Watson Harza
(Broomfield, Colo.) has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary
engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ 48th
annual Engineering Excellence Awards. The award is for assisting New York
City’s Department of Environmental Protection with its advanced wastewater
treatment program. The project is among 143 engineering projects throughout the
nation and the world recognized by the company as preeminent engineering
achievements for 2013.
was named a senior associate
of Gannett Fleming (Harrisburg, Pa.). He heads the firm’s water planning
group and leads national water practice asset management initiatives.
of CH2M Hill (Englewood, Colo.) received a 2014
Black Engineer of the Year Award at the BEYA Science, Technology, Engineer,
Math (STEM) Conference hosted by U.S. Black Engineer & Information
Technology magazine, the Council of Engineering Deans of the Historically
Black Colleges and Universities, and Lockheed Martin Corp. The award promotes
career opportunities in engineering, science, and technology to historically
underrepresented groups in STEM fields through professional and career
development, educational programs, awards programs, and career placement
(Boston) launched a new division to supply bearings and
related products to the wastewater treatment industry. As part of the new
division, customers will have access to industry specialists for
recommendations on the right bearing. Marketing Specialist Mike Quinn is
responsible for the wastewater treatment division.
Colo.) announced its cooperative marketing agreement with HydroCAD Software
Solutions LLC (Chocorua, N.H.), a supplier of hydrology and hydraulics
software worldwide. HydroCAD has incorporated Oldcastle’s concrete storm
capture module system into their software, which is a computer-aided design
tool used by civil engineers, starting with version HydroCAD 10.00 build 11.
Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority (Rahway, N.J.)was awarded two
Wave Awards for Best Management Practices and Public Educationfor twoconsecutive years by the Association of Environmental Authorities of New
Jersey (Mercerville, N.J.) at its 12th annual spring conference in Atlantic
City, N.J. The awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding work and
initiatives of individuals and member organizations in the categories of
energy, management, innovation, and public education.
Middlesex Water Co.
announced that G. Christian Andreasen, director of engineering, was
presented with the 2014 George Warren Fuller Award by the American Water
Works Association – New Jersey Section at its annual conference in Atlantic
City, N.J. The award is presented annually to a distinguished member of the
association for service to the water supply field to commemorate engineering
skill, diplomatic talent, and leadership.
(Fort Washington, Pa.) appointed William Mertes
vice president of operations of its U.S. operating services business. Mertes
will be responsible for day-to-day field operations and will be based in South
named Michael Johnson water resources management market sector director.
He is based in the Minneapolis office.
an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm, acquired
Delcan (Markham, Ontario, Canada), an international multidisciplinary
engineering, planning, management, and technology firm that provides a broad
range of integrated systems and infrastructure solutions to the transportation
Water Institute of the Gulf (Baton Rouge, La.), an independent applied research
institute, hired Kai Midboe as director of policy research and general
counsel. He will focus on water resource policy issues.
, president of
Herschell Environmental (Pittsburgh), received the 2014 American Membrane
Technology Association (Stuart, Fla.) Presidential Award at the 2014 American
Water Works Association/American Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition
in Las Vegas. The award acknowledges individuals who have made significant
contributions to the growth and development of the association.
has been named CEO
and group president of Grundfos (Bjerringbro, Denmark), a global water
Thirsty Duck LP
(Trinity, Fla.), a
buoyant flow control company, has secured an agreement with John Meunier
Inc. (Montreal), a supplier of flow control products to the stormwater
industry in Canada, to represent and distribute their products in Canada.
Burton Engineering Inc.
(Tyler, Texas) hired Magda
Hernandez. She will assist the firm with water resource recovery facility,
water system improvement, and regulatory compliance projects in East and North
(Staffordshire, England), specialists in the design,
development, and construction of natural wastewater systems, added Gavin
Lewis to its ranks as project manager. He will be responsible for managing
multiple projects across the United Kingdom.
Board of Directors of Connecticut Water Service Inc.
David C. Benoit
to senior vice president, treasurer, and chief
financial officer. The board also promoted
Craig J. Patla
president of service delivery for the Connecticut Water Company. He will
oversee operations, engineering, water quality, and service delivery teams.
N.J.), a company that provides water and wastewater utility services in New
Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania through various subsidiary companies, named Jay
L. Kooper vice president, general counsel, and secretary.
(Boston) has signed a
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Veolia Water Solutions &
Technologies (Plainfield, Ill.), provider of comprehensive water and
wastewater solutions for industrial and municipal customers, to negotiate a
partnership agreement to bring advanced, cost-effective, high recovery water
solutions to Mexico and other countries worldwide. The MOU was signed in Mexico
City as part of a Massachusetts/Mexico partnership.
Water Environment Research Foundation
(WERF; Alexandria, Va.)
board of directors appointed Daniel Woltering as interim executive
director. Woltering has served as WERF’s director of research since 2003,
coordinating the interface between identifying research needs, conducting
research, and communicating findings. The board also joins the staff, and more
than 1000 WERF volunteers and subscribers in thanking former Executive Director
Glenn Reinhardt for his 25 years of leadership and commitment to the