Hopefully many of you were able to attend the 11th Annual Indiana MS4 Meeting that was held Tuesday, May 15th, at the Marriott East Hotel. If you were not in attendance - or were and just want a summary of some things that went on - here are a few important takeaways:
Asset management - how do you get started?
Asset management plans give you a plethora of useful information about your system. This information is most useful for identifying areas of greatest need. It can also be utilized when developing a capital improvement plan (CIP) or for utility master planning. Wouldn't it be nice to know which items need preventative maintenance and when? Asset management plans and CIPs can save you time, money, and headaches from potential emergency repairs by fixing problems before they start.
Wessler is proud to announce Andrew Thompson, P.E., as this month's Employee Spotlight! Andrew currently serves as a Senior Project Engineer with more than 17 years of experience on water and wastewater projects.
Andrew joined the Wessler team in 2016 and has played a key role in several projects, and, even with his busy schedule, takes time to answer everyone's questions.
We asked Andrew a handful of questions and found out about his love for travel, his blog on the Indy Eleven, and his passion for the Oxford comma!
Are you a community in Indiana working on a Public Works project? Did you know that there are a variety of delivery methods, including obtaining quotes or bids and implementing a design-build or guaranteed savings project method? Refer to our quick reference on Project Delivery Alternatives.
Wessler is proud to announce Megan Carr, P.E., as our Employee of the Month! Megan joined Wessler in 2016 and serves as a Project Manager, with experience in collection systems, stormwater and wastewater.
We asked Megan some questions so we all can get to know her better, including her love for Ohio State, camping, bike riding and her own cake decorating business!
Wessler is proud to announce Stan Diamond, P.E., BCEE, as our Employee of the Month! Stan has 38 years of experience and works as a Senior Project Manager in our Drinking Water group. He also has expertise in stormwater and wastewater planning, design, and construction.
A wise man once said, “If you don't know where you're going, you might not get there.” That man was the eccentric Hall of Fame baseball catcher, Yogi Berra. While Yogi only knows exactly what he was referring to when he uttered these words, the lesson can be applied in many different arenas. Believe it or not, one of these is managing a wastewater collection system…
Earlier this year, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) released a 4-year comprehensive plan. If your community is on the list of expected improvements, have you thought about how the upcoming project will affect your underground utilties?