Water Well Journal

June 2015

Water Well Journal

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Beverly Ingram has been named a supervising planner in the Baltimore office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infra- structure strate- gic consulting, engineering, and program/ construction management organization. Ingram will join the Parsons Brinckerhoff team providing program manage- ment support to the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works for its water- shed capital improvement program. Ingram has more than 20 years of experience in environmental and legisla- tive affairs and program management. Chandler Systems Inc. in- troduced Ted Cooksey as the newest member of their team. Cooksey has more than 40 years of experience in the water treatment industry. He most recently served as a re- gional manager at Water- Right, and he joins Chandler Systems as its national sales manager after a brief retire- ment. Flowserve Corp., a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced Karyn F. Ovelmen will join Flowserve as execu- tive vice president and chief financial officer. Ovelmen will join Flowserve from LyondellBasell Industries, one of the world's largest plastics and chemicals com- panies, where she has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer since 2011. Aries Industries Inc., a manufacturer of closed circuit TV inspection and rehabilitation equipment in underground infrastructure and environmental applica- tions in Waukesha, Wiscon- sin, announced John Silseth and Nicholas Wahl have joined the Board of Directors of Aries Industries. Silseth is the president of Antietam LLC, a private investment firm located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Wahl was ap- pointed as the firm's presi- dent and managing partner of Godfrey & Kahn S.C. in Jan- uary 2011. Summit Drilling Inc., an environmental services com- pany offering a full spectrum of drilling services, has ex- panded by opening a new office in Albany, New York. The company now supports three regional offices in addi- tion to its headquarters in Bridgewater, New Jersey. This expands Summit's reach north and south from Massa- chusetts to Washington, D.C., and west to east from Penn- sylvania to Long Island, New York. Running and growing the Albany office has been assigned to Summit's new and experienced regional manager, James Stair. He is a licensed driller with more than 15 years in the subsur- face investigation industry. In-Situ Inc. has donated 11 groundwater level dip tapes to the Ministry of Water Re- sources in Sierra Leone. This country in West Africa is in the grip of the worst Ebola outbreak in history and the dip tapes are being used to monitor groundwater levels at wells and boreholes adja- cent to Ebola care facilities. The tapes will then be de- ployed to local councils to help establish an initial na- tional groundwater monitor- ing network. The Ministry of Water Re- sources water security pro- gram will help protect water sources from wastes arising at Ebola treatment facilities. It will also continue to moni- tor groundwater levels so groundwater recharge can be better understood. In-Situ equipment, includ- ing dip meters and Rugged TROLL 100 water level log- gers, has been supplied to the Ministry of Water Resources since 2012. It is part of a range of vital monitoring equipment helping Sierra Leone reestablish hydromete- orological monitoring net- works, which were destroyed during a 10-year civil war that ended in 2001. The Heinz Family Founda- tion named Aaron Wolf, Ph.D., an Oregon State University professor who is applying 21st century insights and in- genuity to negotiate global disputes over water, the recipient of the prestigious 20th Heinz Award in the Pub- lic Policy category. As part of the accolade, Wolf will receive an unrestricted cash award of $250,000. From international water talks in Southeast Asia and Africa to domestic dialogue on the U.S.-Canada Colum- bia River Treaty and else- where in the western United States, Wolf has played a leading role in brokering crit- ical agreements around what is arguably the planet's most precious resource. His suc- cess in blending scientific rigor with humanism to cre- ate water cooperation is a case study in how to promote global sustainability and re- source security. YSI Inc. has redesigned its website at www.ysi.com. YSI has served the environmen- tal, water quality, and life sci- ences markets for more than 65 years. The new website was designed to help viewers learn, review, and quickly find the products and infor- mation they need to perform their job. Industry NEWSMAKERS NEW ADDITIONS CHARITY APPOINTMENTS NEWS ON THE WEB BUSINESS GROWTH Pictured left to right: Ryan Chan- dler, Bill Chandler, Ted Cooksey, and Billy Chandler Ministry of Water Resources staff measuring and recording groundwater levels as part of a program to reestablish hydro- meteorological monitoring. Summit Drilling Inc.'s new re- gional manager, James Stair, is anchored by the company's CEO Robert R. Kreilick Jr. and Presi- dent and Chief Operating Officer Tory Donnelly. Beverly Ingram John Silseth Nicholas Wahl AWARD WWJ June 2015 85 Twitter @WaterWellJournl

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