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November, 2016 Luncheon

You are invited to the next
American Society of Civil Engineers
North Carolina Section
Eastern Branch
Luncheon

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RSVP Deadline: 12:00pm (noon) on November 15th, 2016
 

Speaker: Kevin Carter, P.E.

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016

Topic: Durham's 3,000,000 gallon Elevated Water Storage Tank

Time: Registration: 11:30AM - 12:00PM, Program: 12:00PM - 1:15PM 

Summary: Between 2008 and 2014, as part of the City of Durham's water distribution system Capital Improvements Program, the City's Department of Water Management completed the planning, site selection, hydraulic modeling, design, regulatory and environmental permitting, bidding, and construction of the very complex combination of a 3,000,000-gallon elevated water storage tank and 5 million gallon/day water booster pumping station to service three different water systems, all located in its base.
 
This would also be the first new elevated water storage tank built by the City of Durham in over 20 years, and was definitely going to be a giant. The tank site is located just east of the city at the intersection of Miami Boulevard and Angier Avenue.
 
In 2008, the city embarked on selecting a consultant for the project. As Vice President and Senior Project Manager for Kimley-Horn's Water Resources Department, Mr. Carter performed all the services required for this extremely rare and unique elevated water storage tank project.
 
The tank's planning necessitated significant coordination with multiple city departments, including the Durham City/County Planning Department, City of Durham Engineering Department, and the City of Durham Department of Water Management who was the actual the facilitating department for the project.
 
Unique requirements included an extensive geotechnical analysis to determine if the tank site would accommodate a tank of the proposed style and capacity, and if so, what type of foundation would be required.
 
The project's construction took almost two years to complete at a cost of approximately $6 million.

About Mr. Carter:
He is the President and CEO of K. F. Carter Engineering Company, PLLC located in Durham, North Carolina. He has over 38 years of experience in the planning, design, and construction of some of the largest and most complex civil engineering and utility infrastructure projects constructed anywhere in the Southeast.
 
Kevin has primarily served major municipalities such as the cities of Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Burlington, Greensboro, Asheville, Charlotte, Wilmington, Fayetteville, Columbia, Charleston, and Savannah, and local authorities such as OWASA and CFPUA.
 
Kevin received his BS in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech in 1978, and immediately following graduation started his engineering career by moving to the very small, quaint, and rural bedroom community of Cary.
 
Kevin is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia.

Sponsor:  <Sponsorships available, please contact Dave Skurky>

Location:  This luncheon will be held at the beautiful NC State University Club at 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27606.  You can contact the NC University Club at (919) 828-0308 if you need assistance locating their establishment.

Costs:
$25 for ASCE Members
$30 for Non-ASCE Members
$10 for ASCE Life Members, Students, and Unemployed ASCE Members.

If you are paying at the door, please bring cash or a check made out to "ASCE NC Eastern Branch".

RSVP:  Our online system handles all registrations and payments.  You can register and pay for the event online using your credit card. Even if you don't want to pay online, please use the online system to register. There are no additional fees, accounts, or passwords to remember. The online system will also allow you to specify your meal preference (Omnivorian or Vegetarian). Upon arrival at the event, just check-in at the registration table using your name.

We understand your schedule may change and you might not be able to make it to the event. Cancellations with refunds can be honored up until 12:00pm (noon) two days prior to the event. If you are neither able to attend nor cancel in time, you may send a replacement. To help Professional Engineers in attendance acquire 15 Professional Development Hour (PDH) units per license renewal period in accordance with 21 NCAC 56.1703, we offer one PDH certificate after the presentation.

 
Earlier Event: October 22
Fall 2016 Stream Cleanup and Lunch
Later Event: December 13
2016 Holiday Social


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