RJN Vice President Michael Young Presenting at 2016 APWA Public Works Expo

Wheaton, Ill., August 22, 2016 – RJN Vice President Michael Young, P.E., will be presenting at the 2016 APWA Public Works Expo (PWX), Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Sunday, August 28, 2016, from 4 to 4:50 PM.

Details about his presentation are as follows—
Presentation Title: Reducing Basement Backups through Intergovernmental Cooperation and Design-Build
Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016
Time: 4 to 4:50 PM 
Presenters: Presented by Michael Young, P.E., Vice President, RJN, in Collaboration with Village of Wilmette Director of Engineering and Public Works Brigitte Berger, P.E.
Location: Room 102 DE, Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the award-winning West Park Wet-Weather Strorage Facility project in Wilmette, Illinois, and show how the design-build process and intergovernmental cooperation enabled the project to be such a great success.  Attendees of this event will learn the following—
• The importance of using accurate flow monitoring data to properly calibrate a hydraulic model to diagnose the cause of basement backups and other overflows, determine the magnitude of the issue, and pinpoint solutions and design parameters that provide the best results
• How to promote strong working relationships among government agencies
• The benefits of design-build and how to use it on a tight schedule and within budget

In addition, RJN will be exhibiting at the Expo in Booth 621.

Registration for the 2016 APWA Public Works Expo is available here: