OCE’s Matthew Durst Earns Remote Pilot Certificate!

We are happy to announce that OCE's GIS Specialist Matthew Durst has earned his Remote Pilot Certificate. The Remote Pilote Certificate is granted by the Federal Aviation Administration as part of their Small Unmanned Aircraft System Rule (Part 107) and allows Matthew to utilize aerial drones for commercial purposes. Matt has been quick to put [...]

OCE’s Matthew Durst Earns Remote Pilot Certificate!2023-12-20T21:13:48+00:00

OCE Named Addison County Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year!

At the Addison County Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting, held at the historic Vergennes Opera House on October 26, 2023, Otter Creek Engineering was proud to accept the Business of the Year Award. Chamber Board Member Marty Kulczyk (and owner of the Robert Frost Cabins in Ripton) presented OCE with the award, and Marty had [...]

OCE Named Addison County Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year!2023-11-03T14:38:22+00:00

OCE Begins Work on Lead Service Line Inventories

One consequence of the crisis in Flint, Michigan is that it elevated public awareness that a  substantial number of service lines connecting individual homes and businesses to public water systems may contain lead components. This means that even if the water source and transmission lines do not contain lead, the water could become contaminated prior [...]

OCE Begins Work on Lead Service Line Inventories2023-06-12T15:05:23+00:00

OCE Helps Judge LEGO Contest and Exhibit at the Bixby Memorial Free Library

Otter Creek Engineering was proud to support this year's LEGO Contest and Exhibit at the Bixby Memorial Free Library. This is the fifth year the Bixby Library and Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes held the event, and OCE's own Robert M. Clark, P.E. presided as one of three judges. The competition, which included [...]

OCE Helps Judge LEGO Contest and Exhibit at the Bixby Memorial Free Library2023-03-22T20:22:56+00:00

OCE Assists the Town of Middlebury with Major Water Main Replacement Project, Secures Over $2 Million in Funding

Otter Creek Engineering has been working on a two-phase water system improvements project in the heart of historic downtown Middlebury.  This section of water main provides both potable water service in a critical business district and fire protection for the entire community. This main is particularly important because it acts as a key transmission main [...]

OCE Assists the Town of Middlebury with Major Water Main Replacement Project, Secures Over $2 Million in Funding2023-01-23T15:43:49+00:00

OCE’s Natural Resource Ecologist Helps Form Vermont Association of Wetland Science

Over the last 6 months, OCE’s Natural Resources Ecologist, Mary Beth Poli, PWS, has been leading a group of about 20 dedicated Vermont wetland professionals in forming a new organization, the Vermont Association of Wetland Science (VAWS). A primary goal of VAWS is to provide Vermont-specific continuing education. The group worked together to plan and [...]

OCE’s Natural Resource Ecologist Helps Form Vermont Association of Wetland Science2022-10-17T19:26:15+00:00

OCE Thanks its 2022 Interns for a Productive Summer!

Every summer, OCE seeks interns for its East Middlebury office in order to support future generations of engineers and environmental scientists. In 2022, we were lucky enough to welcome two Environmental Engineering college students: Will Crawford, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute student, and Kaitlyn McNamara, an undergraduate at Clarkson University. The two had a lot to [...]

OCE Thanks its 2022 Interns for a Productive Summer!2022-10-18T15:06:39+00:00

OCE Gives Presentation at NEIWPCC Nonpoint Source Conference

In 2022, The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission's (NEIWPCC) 32nd Annual Nonpoint Source (NPS) Conference was held April 27-28 in Woodstock, Vermont. NEIWPCC describes the conference as "a regional forum to share information on NPS pollution issues, research, and related projects." At this year's conference, one of OCE's own, Craig Jewett, P.E., was [...]

OCE Gives Presentation at NEIWPCC Nonpoint Source Conference2022-05-27T13:08:38+00:00

OCE Helps Connect Bennington Residents to Municipal Water Following PFOA Contamination

Following the closure of a Teflon-coating plant, it was found that 60-70 residential wells in North Bennington had been contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acids (PFOAs), ranging everywhere from trace amounts to a thousand parts per trillion (ppt)—Vermont’s standard is not to exceed 20  ppt. OCE produced a preliminary engineering report that recommended the Village abandon a [...]

OCE Helps Connect Bennington Residents to Municipal Water Following PFOA Contamination2022-02-16T19:06:43+00:00

OCE Thanks Our Interns for A Successful Summer!

OCE had the opportunity to welcome two interns into our East Middlebury office and provide them with first-hand experience in a civil engineering firm. Mia Grasso, a UVM upperclassmen, and Daniel Anguish, a recent graduate of Vergennes Union High School and current University of Maine freshman, spent the better part of the summer working alongside [...]

OCE Thanks Our Interns for A Successful Summer!2021-09-24T13:39:09+00:00
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