American Water Resources Association 
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area Section 

Welcome to the AWRA-PMAS

...providing a forum for discussion and exchange of information and ideas relative to water resources management issues specific to our metropolitan area. 

Upcoming Event

Philadelphia USEPA Star Grant Research

Inform Design Through Monitoring

Robert G. Traver, PhD

Villanova University

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Abstract: Through the USEPA Star Grant program, Villanova is partnering with the Philadelphia Water Department Office of Watershed in a research program that is focused on monitoring green infrastructure stormwater control sites to evaluate their performance and inform future design in support of Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters Initiative.  Currently multiple sites have been selected and data collection is underway.  Other products of the research have extended to monitoring in the urban condition, and STEM activities.   Dr. Traver will present the focus and current status of the project, with lessons learned from monitoring.  This research is funded by the USEPA Star Program – Grant # 83555601.   Further information on these research sites is available\VUSP


Our meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month, September through June.  Please click on "Events" link to register for this meeting and to see a listing of future meeting dates and topics.

2015/2016 Board Leadership

 President:  Bridget Wadzuk, Villanova University
 Vice President:  Benoit Van Aken, Temple University 
 Treasurer:  Bernadette Callahan, Stantec Consulting
 Secretary:  Stefanie Rittenhouse, PA DEP Southeast Region
 Membership Chair:  Adam Minichelli, Greeley & Hansen
 Social Co-Chairs:  Nha Truong, Philadelphia Water Department
   Daniel Wible, CH2M Hill
 Student Co-Chairs:  Amanda Hess, Villanova University
   Sibia Ranjbar, Temple University
 Past President:  Chris McEntee, Greeley & Hansen

Thanks to our Organization Member Sponsors

AMEC Foster Wheeler - Black & Veatch - CH2M Hill - Gilmore & Associates 

 Greeley and Hansen - Hatch Mott MacDonaldHazen and Sawyer 

 McCormick Taylor - Philadelphia Water Department 

 Riordan Materials - Stantec Consulting - T&M Associates 

Temple U. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 Trans-Pacific Engineering - Villanova University - Warren Environmental Counsel LLP 


Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software