Journal of The New England Water Works Association - June 2015 - (Page 146)
Charles Button, 70, passed away on March 17, 2015. He was a longtime resident
of the city of Boston (West Roxbury), Massachusetts and formerly of Manchester,
Charlie earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Tufts University and a M.S. in
Environmental Engineering from the University of Connecticut. He was a Licensed
Professional Engineer in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He was the Founder and President
of Freshwater Consulting. In his forty-five year career as a professional engineer he served as
the Chief Engineer and Deputy Chief Operating Officer for the Massachusetts Water Resources
Authority, the Chief Engineer of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission, and Chief Engineer
for the Hartford Metropolitan District Commission. In addition, he also helped to improve the
water environment, public infrastructure, and public health during his work with several private
international engineering consulting firms in the Boston area.
Charlie was an active member of the New England Water Works Association for 36 years. In
addition, he was a Past President of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers, a Past Member of
the New England Chapter - APWA Board of Directors and an active member of numerous
other professional associations including the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Water
Environment Federation, the New England Water Environment Association, and the Charles
River Watershed Association.
David Lee Ridzon, 50, of Willington, Connecticut, died tragically on March 19,
2015 while performing road repair work. David was a dedicated employee of
the town of Tolland, Connecticut, Department of Public Works for many years.
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Journal NEWWA June 2015
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Journal of The New England Water Works Association - June 2015
Officers of the New England Water Works Association
NEWWA 2015-2017 Meeting & Event Schedule
On The Cover
Cyanobacteria in Reservoirs: Causes, Consequences, Controls
With a Little Help from our Friends: Collaborating to Protect a Water Supply
Salem's Folly Hill Reservoir: Inspecting and Rehabilitating a Century-Old Concrete Tank
Restrained Joint Ductile Iron Pipe Proven Reliable for Stressful Utility Installations
Water System Profile: Southington, Connecticut Water System
Urgent Need for Papers!!
Guidelines for the Preparation of Papers for Publication in the Journal of the New England Water Works Association
Guidelines for the Peer Review Option of the Papers Appearing in the Journal of the New England Water Works Association
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Journal of The New England Water Works Association - June 2015