2017 Engineers’ Workshop Presentations

Nearly 400 people registered for the Westmoreland Conservation District’s 2017 Engineers’ Workshop last month.  This annual event, held at Saint Vincent College, attracts engineers, landscape architects, and other natural resource professionals from all of southwestern Pennsylvania.

 

Copies of the presentations:

Programmatic Updates: Jim Pillsbury, PE, Hydraulic Engineer, Westmoreland Conservation District

 

District Administrative Updates: Jessica Kane, Erosion Control Specialist, Westmoreland Conservation District 

 

Current Projects – Developing a Countywide Integrated Water Resources Plan: Jim Pillsbury, PE, Hydraulic Engineer, Westmoreland Conservation District              

 

Keynote: Watershed Modeling in Westmoreland County: Damon Weiss, PE, Principal, Ethos Collaborative and Jay Pereira, Ph.D., Water Resource Specialist, Ethos Collaborative

 

Monitoring Stormwater BMPs in Westmoreland County: Matt Zambelli, PLA, Green Infrastructure Specialist, Westmoreland Conservation District

 

Green Infrastructure within an Urban Vehicular Corridor: Andrew JG Schwartz, Managing Principal, Environmental Planning and Design, and Jayson S. Livingston, Senior Associate, Environmental Planning and Design

 

Conceptual Community Stormwater Management Strategy for the Larimer Neighborhood: Joe Hackett, RLA, Prinicpal, LaQuatra Bonci Associates; Ian Lipsky, Senior Hydrologist, eDesign Dynamics; John Stephen, Principal, Ecosophic Strategies

 

2016 Westmoreland Conservation District Demonstration Projects: Kathy Hamilton, RLA, Landscape Architect/Stormwater Technician, Westmoreland Conservation District

 

Reviewer Preferences: Jessica Kane, Erosion Control Specialist, and Chris Droste, CESCO, Senior Erosion Control Specialist, Westmoreland Conservation District

 

SWAP – Risk Informed Methods for Stormwater Assessment and Prioritization: Sara Hillegas Woida, Hydraulic Engineer, USACE, and Tom Maier, Biologist/Planner, USACE

 

Using citizen engagement and stakeholder input to inform a data driven methodology for revitalizing an urban watershed: Lisa Werder Brown, Director of Environmental Initiatives and Projects, Economic Development South and Sarah Koenig, Land Use and Environmental Project Manager, GTECH strategies

 

NPDES Highlights: Jim Pillsbury, PE, Hydraulic Engineer, Westmoreland Conservation District