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Randel Dymond Earns Diplomate Credential

Randel Dymond was recently named a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). In support of AAWRE’s mission in ‘Elevating level of Standards’ – to broaden and deepen the body of knowledge for practicing engineers, AAWRE’s certification was Read more…

Clifford W. Randall Distinguished Lecture

Friday, October 6, 2017 in Hyatt Place at 3:00 pm Dr. Dzombak is the Hamerschlag University Professor and Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon. The emphasis of his research and teaching is on water quality engineering, environmental restoration, and energy/environment issues. Dr. Dzombak received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Read more…

Flint water continues to heal, meets EPA standards

More than two years after the Flint water crisis began, the water system in the Michigan city now meets the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead and Copper Rule, said Virginia Tech College of Engineering Professor Marc Edwards at a Friday news conference. Additionally, levels of Legionella and associated disease incidence have steadily improved. “Even though Flint Read more…

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