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Wine To Water: Effective and Simple Engineering

Posted by Whitney Weidenbenner on Tuesday, February 04, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

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!

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Tags: volunteer, water, sustainable solutions, civil engineering, Drinking Water, Wine To Water

What’s in My Backyard? Campaign Promotes Volunteerism

Posted by Ryan Brauen on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

 

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Tags: volunteer, community, community connection, civil engineering

Sister City 30th Anniversary Celebration

Posted by Linda Sanders on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

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Tags: volunteer, community, government, Wessler

Employee Spotlight: Kasey Marley, E.I.

Posted by Seth Morin on Friday, April 12, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Wessler is proud to announce Kasey Marley, E.I. as the subject of this month's Employee Spotlight! Kasey joined the Wessler team in 2015 and currently serves a vital role on various projects as a project engineer in the stormwater group.

We asked Kasey some questions so that we all can get to know her a little better, including her love for her dog, concerts, sports, and volunteering, as well as her recent hike in the Rocky Mountain National Forest. Congrats, Kasey!

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Tags: volunteer, stormwater, civil engineering, Employee Spotlight,, Wessler

5 Ways to Build Your Community Connection

Posted by Kathy Broughton on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 @ 09:15 AM

So why is an engineering firm writing a blog about volunteering? Because communities are at the heart of what civil engineers do: they focus on maintaining and improving existing infrastructure while also planning, designing, constructing, and operating new facilities to protect public health and safety. Because of a civil engineer’s connection to most areas within a community, we have a vested interest in the places where we work and live.

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Tags: volunteer, community, volunteer connection

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