Alison Bick of Short Hills, N.J. has won the 2011 international Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP)—the most prestigious international competition for water-related research—during a competition held in conjunction with World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Rick Roper

From Liz Roper

Dear Friends,

Rickie’s journey on this earth ended Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at Noon.

He fought the good fight, but God called him home.

Services will be
Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at 11 AM at

Grace Chapel Indio
48-395 Madison Street
Indio, CA 92201

Fitzhenry-Wiefels in charge of arrangements

Fellowship Lunch following services at

Coachella Masonic Lodge
51-100 Jackson Street
Indio, CA  92202

Donations may be made in Rickie’s memory to Make A Wish Foundation @ or Riverside Make A Wish, 3521 Main Street, Riverside, CA  92501. [Read more]

Thursday, September 8, 2011
1:00PM – 2:00PM Eastern Daylight Time
Do you find yourself always waiting on your webmaster to make simple updates? Is it expensive for you to run and support your nonprofit website? Do you wish you could make changes to your website yourself? Do you wish you had cool functionality such as social media plug-ins and more? If you answered yes to a few of these questions then this free webinar is a great starting point. [Read more]

From Darren Greenwood, CWEA Past President

This is last time EPA will hold this asset management workshop and the only one on the West coast.

The Fundamentals of Asset Management
A “Hands-On” Approach

October 5-6, 2011
Training Center: Public Utility District No. 1 of Skagit County
1415 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon WA 98273-1436
Sponsored by: Northwest Washington Subsection and the PNWS Distribution Committee.
Reg. Deadline: Sept. 30 [Read more]

From George Patrick…

When: Sunday, October 16, 2011
Time: 8:30 am to Noon
Location: Bikes and Hikes
8743 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Cost: $75 for riders with bike & helmet
$100 for riders renting a bike & helmet

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