Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI)

Related News Archive: 2012

New EWRI Chapter

The Orange County Branch realized last year when the the Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) held their World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in Palm Springs, that the Orange County members are not getting the full benefit out of their membership to the branch.  The Orange County Branch was not involved in the EWRI Congress and didn't know if any of our members participated in the event.   More »

Laguna Canyon Flood Mitigation

Early in the morning of December 22, 2010, Laguna Canyon and the City of Laguna Beach were hit by intense rainfall and flooding which required the rescue of 25 people from homes and vehicles, and more than 90 homes and 70 businesses were damaged.  In February of 2011 the Laguna Beach City Council voted to establish the Laguna Canyon Flood Mitigation Task Force to develop recommendations for mitigating future flooding in the Laguna Canyon and downtown areas. More »

Society Institutes and our Branch

I would say one of the hidden benefits or a benefit that is often overlooked is the institutes. With your ASCE membership, one institute membership is included. With such a broad field with many niche aspects, the institutes are a place for you to find more people like you. More »

Use of a Flow and Transport Model to Evaluate Current and Future Performance of the Alamitos Gap Seawater Intrusion Barrier, Los Angeles, CA

ASCE HHTG December speaker was Mr. David Jordan.  Mr. Jordan is a Principal Hydrogeologist with INTERA.  He is a registered professional engineer with over 20 years of experience in quantitative hydrogeology, engineering, numerical modeling, GIS, data management, and project management. He received a BS in Geophysics from Virginia Tech and an MS in Geophysics from New Mexico Tech.  Mr. Jordan provides management and technical guidance to a variety of projects in water resources, GIS, and contaminant hydrogeology.  He has led technical teams in the development and application of regional groundwater flow and transport models for evaluating water availability, water rights, mine dewatering, and seawater intrusion for private, state, municipal, and water district clients throughout the Western United States. More »

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