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AACE Seattle Section February 7th, 2013 Meeting
Best Western Plus Executive Inn
Seattle, WA
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GREEN STORMWATER INFRASTRUCTURE

PRESENTED BY STEVE BURKE, PE

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR MEETING THIS MONTH HAS BEEN CHANGED TO FEBRUARY 7TH TO ACCOMMODATE THE VALENTINE'S DAY HOLIDAY.

Ongoing land development, including increased density, taxes the capacity of existing public infrastructure and impacts our surrounding environment. As more impervious surface is constructed, greater amounts of stormwater are collected and conveyed to our rivers, streams, lakes, and oceans. Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) is a stormwater and land use management strategy that strives to mimic the natural, pre-disturbance hydrologic processes of infiltration, filtration, storage, evaporation, and transpiration. GSI mimics those processes by emphasizing conservation, use of on-site natural features, rainwater harvesting, rainwater re-use, and distributed stormwater management practices. GSI approaches reduce the amount of stormwater runoff leaving a drainage basin, both in volume and velocity, removes pollutants from stormwater runoff, and provides habitat. Steve Burke of SvR Design Company will present on GSI approaches, looking at benefits, code compliance, design, construction, and maintenance.

Steve Burke, PE, is a professional engineer registered in the State of Washington, with over 18 years of experience. Before coming to SvR, Steve worked as a project engineer for NAVFAC Northwest in Silverdale, WA, performing construction management. At SvR, Steve performs project management and civil design as well as construction management. Steve's current focus is project management for King County's Barton Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) project, which is under design. The project applies green stormwater infrastructure to remove stormwater runoff from the combined sewer, thereby reducing CSO events. Other projects Steve has worked on that applied green stormwater infrastructure include Seattle Housing Authority's High Point and Rainier Vista redevelopments, the Port of Bremerton's Kitsap SEED project, and the City of  Bainbridge Island's Winslow Way Street Repair. Steve has a wealth of experience with permitting, low impact development, sustainable design, transportation, and utility design for a variety of private and public sector clients. His experience on highly complex projects has given him a strong sense on how to balance design vision with constructed reality.

LOCATION (Wheelchair Accessible):
Best Western Plus Executive Inn
200 Taylor Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109

TIME:
5:30pm - Social Hour
6:30pm - Dinner
7:15pm - Program

COST:
The member price for this event is $28.00 if you register on or before the Monday immediately preceding the meeting; late registration is $33.00. Non-members will be charged $36.00 on or before the Monday immediately preceding the meeting, and $41.00 thereafter.

MENU:
You may order a grilled sirloin steak, roasted salmon, or vegetarian (requires 4 days advance notice) entrees.

PLEASE NOTE:
The AACE Seattle Section must pay for all meals that are ordered. If you RSVP that you will attend, you are responsible for the bill of your meal. In addition, if you attend without an RSVP there is a possibility that your meal options will be limited from those listed above. If you would like to be added to the Seattle Section's mailing list to receive future notices about our meetings and events, please contact one of the presiding Officers or Directors.

Visit the AACE Seattle Section on our new website at www.aaceseattle.org.

Anybody interested in budget control, claims management, cost engineering, cost estimating, earned value management, planning and scheduling, project control, project management, value engineering, or risk management in any industry is cordially invited.

AACE - Seattle Section meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from September through May (excluding December). Each meeting with a technical presentation qualifies for .25 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) towards your CCC/CCE/CEP/CFCC/EVP/PSP recertification requirements.
Thursday Feb 07, 2013 6:30 PM - Thursday Feb 07, 2013 8:30 PM | $28.00 - $41.00

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Best Western Plus Executive Inn (View)
200 Taylor Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109
United States


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Education > Conventions

Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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