The National Association of Flood & Stormwater Management Agencies will be holding a Agency to Agency Flood Risk Mentoring Session in Newport Beach, CA on April 23, 2015.
The UCI Civil and Environmental Affiliates 2015 will hold a golf tournament fundraiser on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Strawberry Farms Golf Club in Irvine, California. Hope to see you there!
Seattle, Washington, a true metropolitan city and major coastal seaport, was the destination for this year’s Western Regional Younger Member Council (WRYMC), held from February 20th - 21st, 2015. WRYMC is part of the annual Region 8 & 9 Multi-Regional Leadership Conference (MRLC). This conference caters to a broad audience by bringing together ASCE members of all levels from 10 states – national, regional, sectional, younger member groups, and students. This event provides a unique opportunity for these various groups to meet, interact and share ideas. The conference included workshops, guest speakers, many networking opportunities, and several (optional) social activities.
California's new Industrial General Permit (IGP) will go into effect July 1, 2015. One major change is the inclusion of Advanced Best Management Practices (BMPs), for which all hydrologic calculations shall be certified by a California licensed professional engineer. This new Industrial General Permit provides an opportunity for the engineering community to recommend the investigation and implementation of “green” infrastructure at industrial facilities.
The U.S. EPA’s Office of Water is in the midst of the 3rd annual Campus RainWorks Challenge for college and university students. The Challenge has been designed to engage students in reinventing our nation’s water infrastructure. Following several rounds of judging, winning teams will be announced in April with $16,000 in prizes to be distributed.