2020 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Awards

Mario Ricozzi honored with the Wisely American Civil Engineer Award 

Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control AuthorityThe American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has honored Mario Ricozzi, P.E., F.ASCE with the 2020 William H. Wisely American Civil Engineer Award.

Ricozzi, GNHWPCA’s Manager of Design, is recognized for his dedication and steadfast leadership in overseeing revisions to the Society’s governing documents to enable flexibility, and his willingness to educate the membership on the proposed modifications.

The William H. Wisely American Civil Engineer Award recognizes individuals or groups of individuals who are members of ASCE and who have made continuing efforts to promote appreciation for the history, tradition, developments and technical and professional activities of the Society.


GNHWPCA honored with the Achievement in Civil Engineering (ACE) Award 

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has honored GNHWPCA with the 2020 ACE Award for the organizations Short Term Control Plan Improvements For Cost Effective Combined Sewer Overflow Reduction.  This project was selected for the ACE Award category with a construction value of < $20 million, > $5 million. 

The GNHWPCA implemented a program of analysis, design & construction that resulted in a 40% reduction in CSOs at a cost of less than $1 per gallon of CSO Reduction per Year.  The detailed analysis by GNHWPCA and their design teams, along with the expertise of the construction teams, resulted in an extremely cost-effective CSO reduction solution.