Below is an article written by Drew Thompson, P.E., a senior project manager at Wessler, that was published in The Digester ( Vol. 13, No. 2, Summer 2018) - the official publication of the Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA).
Wessler is proud to announce Jeff Ballard, P.E., as this month's Employee Spotlight! Jeff currently serves as a senior project manager in our Wastewater Group, with structural engineering being his primary area of expertise.
Did you miss our most recent webinar "Alternate Sewer Rehabilitation Methods: EXpanding the Toolbox?" If so, watch the recording now!
Wessler is proud to announce Allie Barcome as this month's Employee Spotlight! Allie currently serves as our Assistant Marketing Manager - supporting our technical staff by preparing proposals for projects, company branding and advertising, and, basically, everything marketing-related!
Allie joined the Wessler team in 2015 and has played a key role by making sure everything Wessler puts together is high-quality.
We asked Allie some questions about her favorite things to do outside of work, her comic superhero (and real life ones!), and how she was attacked by a squirrel!
In order to obtain most state and federal funding for your community's project, you will need to complete a Preliminary Engineering Report (PER). But what all is a PER useful for? And what are some common questions that community leaders might have? Find out below!
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.