June 2017

Volume 32, Issue 10
Akron-Canton Section Newsletter

It's been a great year! This will be the final newsletter until September. Don't forget to register for the RubberDucks social event! Reply to akroncantonasce@gmail.com with comments and questions. 

Annual RubberDucks Outing
Date: Friday July 21, 2017

Time: Picnic begins at 5:30pm

Location: Picnic Tables near the Towpath at 210 South Main Street

Price: $10 per ticket

RSVP by July 14 via Eventbrite
30 Second Younger Member Survey

Calling all Younger Members! Please take this survey so that the Younger Member Group can better plan events tailored to you! Less than a minute!

Akron Embarks on $1.4B Effort to Modernize Sewer System

As a follow up to our May field trip, check out this article from ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com


ASCE Presidential Election

USA Water Conference in Akron

The Akron Global Water Alliance will hold the USA Water Conference 2017 on  May 31 - June 1, 2017, at the University of Akron, Akron, Ohio. The Conference  will cover Harmful Algal Blooms, Algal Toxins and other Issues in Water Treatment and will feature updates and presentations from the US and Ohio EPAs, Utilities, Water Engineering firms and Consultancies, Operators, Scientists and Innovators from across the USA and across the world. We will also look at the Water Plant of the Future- new methods of water treatment, source water management, and watershed management. The conference will also cover Treatment techniques in Distribution, Water Supply & Watershed. The conference will hear from the EPA on New Legislation & Regulations, as well as speakers on  Lead, DBPs, Pharmaceuticals, other emergent contaminants, including Detecti on, Treatment, Prevention, as well as Emergent Source Water & Watershed issues & solutions. For more information, the current Agenda and registration, please visit the conference website at  www.agwaevent.net or call  216.589.0693.
The Rosie Report
Stay up to date with all things Rosie! Akron Waterways Renewed! publishes a monthly newsletter full of news on Akron's Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT).

Job Postings

 Akron-Canton ASCE Posts opportunities in our area which may interest you. We provide this page free of charge to local companies/organizations. No postings will be forwarded through a recruiting or headhunter service. Check back regularly for updates.

New State Legislation Tracking System

We are excited to announce ASCE's new legislative and regulatory information service!

StateTrack by CQ Roll Call will provide you with the latest information on bills and regulatory items that ASCE's State Government Relations Staff is tracking in your state. You can access this platform at any time by visiting http://cqrcengage.com/asce/states.

Once here you can click on your state, or a neighboring one, see what we're following. You will also find key facts about the state legislature, a list of Key Alerts that require your attention, as well as a news feed. We also encourage you to link to your state's page http://cqrcengage.com/asce/state/ohio from your Section and/or Branch website. 

PDH Documentation
Did you attend a recent section meeting and need documentation of attendance for tracking PDH's?  Visit this page or the section website and click on the resources tab to find meeting attendance records.

Current Contact Information for our Board of Directors, Committee Chairs and the Student Chapter


Click the link below to view the current Section officers contact information table.


Board of Directors Contact Information



In This Issue
Rubber Ducks Outing
30 Second YM Survey
OSPE Conference
ASCE Presidential Election
USA Water Conference
The Rosie Report
Job Postings
State Legislation Tracking System
and more!
Akron-Canton Section
Board of Direction
Gregg Loesch,  Vice President
ReneƩ Whittenberger , Secretary

Upcoming Section Meetings

May 27, 2017

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Friends and Spouses are invited!

Upcoming BOD Meetings
May 24, 2017
Environmental Design Group office
450 Grant St., Akron

Newsletter Sponsors

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ASCE Websites

ReneƩ Whittenberger, Secretary
ASCE Akron-Canton Section