On September 5, 2014 the ASCE OC Branch, in conjunction with Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV),…Read More »
In This Issue
The ASCE OC Branch President, Penny Lew, looks back at her term as president and the activities and numerous education events that took place.
On September 5, 2014 the ASCE OC Branch, in conjunction with Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV), hosted a tour of Cow Camp Road Bridge located east of the I-5 and north of Ortega Highway in Rancho Mission Viejo.
In June 2014 Carl and Donna Nelson visited civil engineer friends who live at a bayside residence. They had the opportunity for a waterside tour of Galveston Bay and share with the ASCE OC membership a historical accounting of the area and a civil engineers perspective of the vacation.
Please join the Board of Directors in welcoming the newest members to ASCE OC! We look forward to getting to know you and hope to see you at an upcoming meeting.
On August 13th, AB 1471 was passed with near unanimous support replacing the previous 2009 Water Bond which could never quite make it to the ballot. This legislation signed by Governor Jerry Brown, creates a new water called Proposition 1 Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 and will show up on the Nov. 4, 2014 election ballot.
A great tool to control risk is the LOL—limitation of liability clause, not the common abbreviation for “laugh out loud.” The LOL clause can cap the level of exposure to a contract claim to a set dollar amount.
Please consider sponsoring the ASCE Orange County Branch for the November 20th Dinner Meeting at The Center Club. This dinner meeting is presented by the History & Heritage Committee, Student Groups Committee, the Orange County Younger Member Forum, and the Board of Directors.The keynote speaker will be Randy Record, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
The ASCE Orange County Branch– Disaster/Emergency Preparedness Committee held its first Safety Assessment Program (SAP) training to prepare professional engineers and certified inspectors to respond to the aftermath of disasters and assist in evaluation of structures and lifelines.
Are you interested in Sustainability? Find out what the ASCE Los Angeles Section Sustainability Committee is planning!
Find out what has been happening with the ASCE OC California State University Long Beach Student Chapter!
The ASCE Orange County Branch K-12 Outreach Committee is partnering with the Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) to provide mentoring to a select group of teachers regarding civil engineering. Interested? Learn how you can get involved!
The General Meeting for August was probably one of the more fun General Meetings in a while. The General Meeting was held on August 26 at Saddle Ranch in Orange.
On September 5, 2014 27 members from both the OC and SD chapters of YMF united at the Stone Brewery in Escondido, CA under the bond of the pursuit of knowledge, the enjoyment of good company and the appreciation of good beer.