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Join the upcoming program planning meeting: May 24, 2021

Updated as of February 2, 2021

Mission Statement

The mission of the EBC Water Resources Committee is to identify and address water resources issues and opportunities that are of concern and of interest to EBC members and their clients. Issues include but are not limited to legislative, regulatory and policy developments, innovative technologies, and business development opportunities at the federal, state, regional, and local level. These issues are addressed by providing objective information from up-to-date and reliable sources including government officials, technology developers, and business experts.

To implement this mission statement, the committee will:

  • Organize quarterly or monthly committee meetings where guest speakers can address topics of concern.
  • Organize morning and half day program on major topics of concern.
  • Foster networking occasions that create opportunities for the EBC membership to engage with important stakeholders including existing and potential clients and other EBC members.
  • Organize focus groups to provide federal and state regulators, regional planners and policy makers with ideas, experiences and opinions on defined draft policies or regulations.
  • Create and foster an open and ongoing exchange with policy makers, legislators and regulators.

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  • Water Supply – public and private sector
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Stormwater Management
  • Sustainable Water Management
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Water Withdrawals
  • Wetlands Management

And Work with Federal and State agencies that include:

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE)
  • Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
  • Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM)
  • Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP)
  • New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NH DES)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Committee Leadership

Committee Chair

Peter Durning, Managing Shareholder
Mackie Shea Durning, P.C.
20 Park Plaza, Suite 1118, Boston, MA 02116
617.266.5700  //  pfd@lawmso.com

Committee Vice Chair

Andrea M. Braga, Principal Water Resources Engineer
120 St. James Avenue #5 Boston MA 02116
617.250.4926  //  andrea.braga@jacobs.com

Leadership Team

The members of the EBC Water Resources Committee Leadership team meet routinely to hear from guest speakers and to identify topics for future morning and half-day programs.  As part of their responsibility, members of the leadership team will also take on the role of program chair and organize and moderate programs.

Current members of the EBC Water Resources Leadership Team include:

Brian Drollette, Ph.D., Senior Scientist
One Mill and Main Place, Suite 150, Maynard, MA 01754
978.461.4638  //  bdrollette@exponent.com

Caroline Hampton, Water Resource Department Manager
101 Walnut Street, Watertown, MA 02371
617.924.1770  //  champton@vhb.com

Eric Klein, Principal
Beveridge & Diamond PC
155 Federal Street, Suite 1600, Boston, MA 02110
617.419.2316  //  EKlein@bdlaw.com

Blake Martin, Vice President, Env. Resources Manager
Weston & Sampson
427 Main St. 4th Floor, Worcester, MA 01608
978.532.1900  //  martinb@wseinc.com

Robert Melvin, Partner
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT 06103
860.275.8251  //  rmelvin@rc.com

Andrew B. Miller, P.E., P.Hg., Associate
CDM Smith Inc.
75 State Street, Suite 701, Boston, MA 02109
617.452.6532  //  millera@cdmsmith.com

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