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      Quick links: About Dr. Jenkins   |   Remembrances It is with a heavy heart we report Dr. David Jenkins passed away this weekend. He was 85 years old. Dr. Jenkins was a Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at UC Berkeley from 1966 to 1999, a member of their Academy of Distinguished Alumni, a...

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          A friendly face at the Registration Desk. That’s always been the right way to start the morning at a Santa Ana River Basin Section (SARBS) Professional Development Committee (PDC) seminar.  For over twenty years a smile, a kind word and a helpful direction to the day’s events were provided by Linda Losurdo. We all...

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          Lee Raymond Badertscher November 20, 1953 — May 18, 2020 Almost everyone who first met Lee Badertscher had that moment, where they weren’t sure if Lee was angry, miffed, or otherwise unhappy to see them. Every engineer who has reported to their first day at LEE + RO remembers meeting Lee for the first time....

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            Robin Hamers, CMSD District Engineer for the Costa Mesa Sanitary District (CMSD) for 37 years, passed away suddenly Jan. 9. “We are shocked and deeply saddened by the loss of a close friend and the finest engineer in the wastewater profession,” said Board President Jim Ferryman. Hamers joined CMSD in 1982 as an independent contractor....

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              Leonard R. McNeil also known as “Mac”, member and former President of the West County Wastewater District’s Board of Directors, died earlier this week, the agency announced. The West County Wastewater District (WCWD) is based in Richmond, CA. McNeil was a retired Political Science Professor at Contra Costa College and had been a District Board...

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                CWEA Member and Vice Chair for the Santa Clara Valley Section, William Jennings Bryan Jr., of Gladstone, passed away unexpectedly, on the 25th of February, 2019. Comments from Silicon Valley Clean Water Manager Teresa Herrera The level of intensity has been high here at SVCW over the past month. Of course there are the normal...

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                  CWEA member Peter Jay Laubenheimer passed away in Sacramento on December 18, 2018. Pete joined Kennedy/Jenks in 1980 and established himself very rapidly as an in-house expert in hydraulics and wastewater treatment. Throughout the ’80s, he worked on large wastewater treatment plant design projects under the Federal Clean Water Program at Carmel, Reno-Sparks and many...