April 11 Luncheon - Proposed New SRP-CAP InterconnectMar14
Speaker: Christa McJunkin, Salt River Project (SRP) Director of Water Strategy.
Christa will provide an overview of a proposed connection from the Salt  River  Project water supply to the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal.  The proposed project would leverage existing infrastructure to increase system flexibility and facilitate recovery of stored water.  We hope you can come to  meet Christa and enjoy
lunch with colleagues  and friends. 
 Members: $25  Non-Members: $30, early bird rates expire April 6
Location: because Space for Life 3419 E University Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Randy Randolph, Former CAP Engineering Services Department Manager Receives Award!!
Mr. Randy D. Randolph, P.E., M.ASCE has been selected by the ASCE Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute to receive the 2018 Stephen D. Bechtel Pipeline Engineering Award "For leadership and service to the profession, particularly for significant contributions in analyzing failure modes and extents in prestressed concrete pipe. Your leadership has advanced the practices in monitoring and repairing these pipes and has mentored future engineers." Congratulations Randy!!!
May 9 Luncheon - Geologic Hazards: Earth FissuresMar14
Speaker: Philip Pearthree, Ph.D., State Geologist and Director of the Arizona Geological Survey.
Dr. Pearthree will present perspectives on the principal geologic hazards affecting the Central Arizona region including 1) earth fissures related to groundwater withdrawal and land subsidence; 2) flood hazards along smaller tributary washes and larger regional river systems; 3) landslides (rotational and translational landslides, major rockfalls, debris flows); 4) post-wildfire hazards, primarily flooding and debris flows; and 5) earthquake hazards.  
Members: $25  Non-Members: $30, early bird rates expire May 4
**Alternative Location**  Calvin C. Goode Municipal Building, 10th Floor 
251 W Washington St Phoenix, AZ 85003  **Alternative Location**
ASCE Pacific Southwest Conference Mar14
ASU and NAU students are co-hosting the PSWC this year at ASU.  Volunteers are needed to help judge the events. The competition dates are April 12 through April 14, 2018.  See the link to sign-up to Volunteer.  Review the Website for more information.  Sponsorship is needed too.  Example events the students need volunteers for:
  • Transportation
  • Timber Strong Design Build
  • Concrete Frisbee
  • Obstacle Course
  • Mystery Event
  • Tug of War
The Phoenix Branch is endorsing our own Dennis Richards/Premier Engineering as a candidate for ASCE Region 8 Director.  A very short list of Dennis's credentials are
 listed below.  Contact Rob Lyons if you'd like to endorse Dennis.
  • Active in ASCE since the early 1990s
  • Phoenix Branch President 1997
  • AZ Section President 2006
The ASCE Phoenix Branch would like to acknowledge and thank our sponsor Terracon for helping  fund learning, networking, and professional activities in the Phoenix Area.
Rob Lyons, P.E., CFM, M.ASCE
JE Fuller, ASCE Phoenix Branch President