CSCE Edmonton

Edmonton Section

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Welcome to CSCE Edmonton

Implementation of Edmonton's Combined Sewer Overflow Control Strategy




In 1994 the City of Edmonton began a program to reduce the impact of the combined sewer system on the river.  Planning efforts up to 1998 led to the development of a $150 million capital upgrading program to be completed by 2020.  The program’s capital works are now largely complete, and this presentation provides an outline of those completed works and also some results to demonstrate their effectiveness


Sid Lodewyk, M.Sc., P.Eng., is a Senior Operations Manager for EPCOR drainage with over 28 years’ experience as a municipal engineer.  He has worked in various positions including planning, monitoring and operating.  He is currently in charge of a group of 60 engineers, technologists, electricians, millwrights and repairmen who operate and maintain over 200 mechanical facilities in the sewerage and drainage systems of the City. Sid was the CSCE Edmonton Section Chair in 2014-15, and became a CSCE Fellow in 2017.

Ross Bulat, P.Eng., is a Senior Environmental Engineer for EPCOR drainage with 14 years’ experience.  He oversees environmental monitoring, which includes regulatory reporting, as well as the compliance group, charged with enforcing a large part of the EPCOR Drainage bylaw protecting the drainage system and the environment. Ross has been involved in long term environmental planning work with the utilities and in regional initiatives with the Alberta Capital Region Wastewater Commission, Alberta Environment and Parks, and the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance.


CSCE 2018 Annual Conference - Fredericton

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering is delighted to invite you to the CSCE 2018 Annual Conference in Fredericton, NB June 13-16, 2018. The theme is Building Tomorrow’s Society. From this perspective, we promise you an opportunity to expand your technical knowledge, to network with professional colleagues, and to enjoy social events with friends and family.

Conference speakers will provide insight on the design, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructure for tomorrow’s society. Topics are to include general civil engineering, environmental, materials, natural disaster, structural, and transportation themes. A trade show will occur in parallel with the conference featuring the products and services of civil engineering consultants, contractors, and suppliers.

You will have an opportunity to renew old, and establish new acquaintances, sharing your accomplishments and building tomorrow’s society of civil engineers in Canada.

For more information please visit the conference website: www.csce2018.ca


The 10th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges, SMSB – X, will take place in Quebec City, Canada in July – August 2018. The SMSB Conference has been organized under the auspices of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, CSCE, and is held every four years in one of the Canadian Cities. It has traditionally provided a worldwide state-of-the-art forum on all aspects of short and medium span bridges. The earlier conferences, with the latest held in Calgary (2014), had significant international representation. The conference includes planning, design, construction and management of short and medium span bridges. The SMSB series of conferences is a premier forum to share knowledge and provide guidance for future developments. The conference is sponsored by many engineering organizations.Scope and Objectives

The Conference addresses the bridge engineering and construction aspects.  It is dedicated to gather and disseminate information and exchange experiences and practices among the parties in the field of bridge design, construction, and management systems. The main objective of this conference is to provide a forum for practitioners and developers from around the world to gather and discuss examples of current and future practice and research, and also to exchange ideas on future solutions.

The Conference is focussing on the theme “Build Bridges…not Walls”.


Adel R. Zaki, SNC-Lavalin Inc., Adel.Zaki@snclavalin.com
Josee Bastien, Université Laval, Josee.Bastien@gci.ulaval.ca

CSCE Young Professionals

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