CWEA Operations Challenge

MES Water/Wastewater Operators Team “Motley Poo” Finishes First in CWEA 2013 Operations Challenge

Congratulations to the Maryland Environmental Service Water/Wastewater operators team “Motley Poo” for finishing in first place at the Chesapeake Water Environment Association (CWEA) 2013 Operations Challenge! The team – Justin Myers, Todd Boulden, Wayne Rumbaugh and Brad Yeakle – not only took first place among all the CWEA regional teams but also finished in first…

MES Employees Jason Gillespie and Michael Herzberger Presented Seminar on Watershed Resources Registry at 2013 Tri-Association Conference

MES Employees Jason Gillespie and Michael Herzberger Presented Seminar on Watershed Resources Registry at 2013 Tri-Association Conference

Maryland Environmental Service Environmental Monitoring Division Chief Jason Gillespie and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager Michael Herzberger presented “Maryland’s Watershed Resources Registry: A GIS Tool for Broad-Based Collaborative Planning & Protection from a Watershed Perspective” to attendees of the 2013 Tri-Association Conference on Wednesday, August 28. The presentation highlighted the agency’s involvement in developing an…

Justin Myers

Justin Myers, MES Water/Wastewater Assistant Regional Supervisor, Wins National WEF Operator Ingenuity Contest

Justin Myers, Assistant Regional Supervisor in the Water/Wastewater Group at Maryland Environmental Service, was recently awarded the Outstanding Maintenance Headache Relief award in the Water Environment Federation (WEF) Operator Ingenuity Contest. Justin’s “Flow Equalization Tank Problem Solver” was one of nine winners in the national contest, which recognizes “simple, imaginative, inventive and effective ways operators…

Brazilian Delegation Visit

Brazilian Environmental Officials Visit MES to Learn About Chesapeake Bay Restoration Goals in Advance of World Cup and Olympics

Brazilian environmental officials from the State of Rio de Janeiro spent this past Tuesday morning at Maryland Environmental Service headquarters as part of a three-day study tour of the State of Maryland. The visit, organized by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Maryland Department…