- NEWS RELEASE
- August 18, 2011
Staffer Receives Erosion and Sediment Control Certification
Storm Water District (SWD) Design Engineer Teresa Barnes has
received the professional designation as a Certified Professional
in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC). This designation brings
additional credibility to the District and savings to the Butler
County Engineer's Office (BCEO) since now all sediment control
plans can be designed in-house. This puts the Storm Water District
in a position to prepare storm water pollution prevention plans
which are required for all BCEO roadway projects as well as numerous
other projects specific to the District.
designation recognizes expert knowledge in the principles, practices,
and legislation of erosion and sediment control. CPESC certifies
proficiencies in site planning and management, erosion prediction,
runoff management, soil stabilization, erosion control, and sediment
control. CPESC is administered by the internationally recognized
EnviroCert International, Inc., a certification body for professionals
in the storm water industry.
who has been with the SWD and BCEO since 2004, is also a registered
Professional Engineer (P.E.)
in the State of Ohio. The P.E. in conjunction with her CPESC
certification will allow her to more fully integrate her design
and engineering skills with the new EPA storm water pollution
As a Design
Engineer, Ms. Barnes reviews all commercial construction design
plans, reviews and performs investigations for the Butler County
Storm Water District and BCEO, and handles design of various
the Storm Water District and the Engineers Office, Ms.
Barnes was employed as a design engineer by Pape-Dawson Engineers,
Inc. in San Antonio, Texas. Other prior experience includes working
for companies such as Pitometer Associates, H.C. Nutting, Inc.,
and Tectonic Engineering. She received a Bachelors of Science
in Hydrogeology from the University of Minnesota - Duluth in
1994 and a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from the
University of Cincinnati in 2000.
resides with her daughter in Fairfield.
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