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December 5, 2019


American Waterworks Association, “Water leaders converge on Capitol Hill to urge support for infrastructure funding”

Categories: Water Protection,

(WASHINGTON, DC) — More than 150 water managers from 49 states and Puerto Rico met with U.S. Congress today to urge support for programs that reinvest in water infrastructure and protect water quality. The water leaders are on Capitol Hill for the Water Matters! Fly-In, hosted by the American Water Works Association, the world’s largest …

December 3, 2019


AWWA: Millennials bring optimism, diversity to workforce

Categories: Workplace,

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November 28, 2019


Giving Thanks

Categories: Workplace,

“Tis the season for gratitude. And this Thanksgiving holiday, American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE members are stepping back and giving thanks for the profession they love”. Ben Walpole shines a light on what the ASCE members are most thankful for. Read More >>

November 26, 2019


Reprogram How You Think About Infrastructure

Categories: Sustainability, Water Protection,

“STOP thinking about infrastructure as dumb and rigid physical assets. START thinking about infrastructure as a set of wicked and complex problems”. Mikhail Chester is searching for a long term solution when it comes to infrastructure. He said, “We’ve got to figure out a way to make infrastructure more responsive, to change more quickly for …

November 21, 2019


Finding Your Path: The Discipline Decision

Categories: Workplace,

Ben Walpole, author of Finding your Path talks about why choosing your major is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your life. But as anyone who chooses to major in civil engineering can tell you, that decision is really only half the…Read More >>

November 19, 2019


Future World Vision Floating City Excites With Possibilities at ASCE 2019 Convention

Categories: Future Visions,

Ben Walpole’s Floating City idea is opening new doors that will shape the way infrastructure works and society lives decades into the the future.Read More>>