Think before you flush. With millions of people at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a large focus on ramped up activity in hospitals, we must not neglect other vital resources and infrastructure. While we may be using alternatives to toilet paper, such as baby wipes or cloths, and cleaning more often with disinfecting wipes, it is important to remember what should and shouldn’t go down a drain.
In this Employee Spotlight, the Wessler Family recognizes our IT Department’s tremendous efforts in keeping everything running smoothly during the work-from-home phase.
Aaron Andrews is a designer in our computer-aided design (CAD) group. We asked him some questions on the geographic information system (GIS), how it can be utilized for projects of all sizes and why it can be beneficial to you, our client.
The following article on the importance of businesses checking their water pipes and fixtures prior to reopening, is republished below with permission from the American Water Works Association (AWWA). The original article appeared in the AWWA Connections newsletter on May 8, 2020. The original article can be found here. The Wessler Engineering team believes the information in this timely article is important to share as the economy continues to reopen.
If you missed our most recent webinar, “Cost Savings at the WWTP," be sure to watch the recording below!
Coronavirus. COVID-19. Evil virus. Gamechanger. Reality check. A new way of life. Whatever you want to call it, it is here and has changed all our lives in a matter of an instant.
Wessler is excited to announce Ryan Brauen, P.E., as the subject of this month's Employee Spotlight! Ryan joined the Wessler team in 2004 and serves as a senior project manager and the manager of our Bluffton, Ohio office. He has more than 16 years of experience in the industry, including the planning, design, bidding, permitting and construction management of drinking water, stormwater and wastewater projects.
We asked Ryan some questions so we all can get to know him better. Congrats, Ryan!
If you missed our most recent webinar, “Identifying Wetlands for Project Planning and Plan Review," be sure to watch the recording below.
Wessler is excited to announce Eric Vance as the subject of this month's Employee Spotlight! Eric joined Wessler in 2018 and serves as a resident project representative in our construction services group. He has 18 years of experience in the industry, overseeing both public and private water infrastructure projects.
We asked Eric some questions so we all can get to know him better. Congrats,Eric!
Whitney Weidenbenner, an engineer at Wessler, has been involved with the organization Wine To Water for four years, including two volunteer trips. Below is a blog about her experiences with the organization as well as its purpose.
Wine To Water, a nonprofit organization based out of Boone, North Carolina, has a volunteer base that stretches across the United States. Since its conception in 2004 and eventual launch in 2007, Wine To Water staff and volunteers have worked to bring a sustainable and consistent source of potable drinking water to 850,000+ individuals. Doc Hendley, founder and 2009 CNN Hero, and his team have helped to create an expansive organization employing more than 50 people and working in 45 countries and counting!