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Upcoming Events for Fall 2014

         Thursday, November 20  - PDH Dinner  -  Join us and guest speaker Bill Frank, PE, President of William J. Frank Engineering, P.C., as he speaks about the design and construction of the recently completed NYCDEP Ultra-Violet (UV) Disinfection facility for the Catskill/Delaware Aqueduct system in Valhalla, NY. Primary focus will be on the three-sided 70 foot high temporary soldier pile and lagging earth retention system supported by over 250 temporary tiebacks up to seven levels high to allow for excavation of almost 700,000 cubic yards of soil and rock to build the new plant. 

See the Upcoming Events page for more details!


News This Month


 
Our September dinner at West Point discussed the $817M "Third Straw" project to construct a new water intake from Lake Mead to supply Las Vegas. If you missed the presentation, click the image to left to read up about this exciting project!



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Our History

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 133,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE's vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life.  The Society comprises a national board of direction; over 600 local affiliates, which include 87 Sections, 158 Branches and 130 Younger Member Groups; 267 Student Chapters; and 11 International Student Groups.  The Mohawk-Hudson Section of The American Society of Civil Engineers was established in 1938. In 1976 the Mid-Hudson Branch was established to better serve ASCE members and their communities in the counties of Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, and Sullivan.