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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 [...]

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 [...]

OCE helps Lindale Mobile Home Park Secure over $1 Million for Wastewater System

Otter Creek Engineering is pleased to announce that it has helped the Addison County Community Trust secure funding for a new wastewater system at the Lindale Mobile Home Park, located off of Route 116 in Middlebury. OCE not only provided funding assistance but also has designed the new system and [...]

Otter Creek Engineering Promotes Brent F. Rakowski, P.E. to Vice President

We are excited to announce the promotion of Brent F. Rakowski, P.E. to Vice President and equity partner. Brent will continue to serve in his existing capacity as a senior project engineer while also taking on a leadership role within the firm to aid in the mentorship and development of [...]

OCE Helps Rutland Town Win Municipal Planning Grant for Pocket Park

OCE helped Rutland Town create a conceptual site plan which was used to help procure a Municipal Planning Grant from the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development for a pocket park in Rutland Town. The two-acre site is nestled between the Center Rutland Falls and Route 4 and will [...]

Otter Creek Engineering Helps Cap Vermont’s Last Unlined Landfill

While modern landfills are constructed with liners so that harmful substances won't leach into the surrounding environment, the town of Salisbury was home to the last unlined landfill in the state. Salisbury’s Landfill on Upper Plains Road was a regular local destination where townspeople would often run into each other, [...]

Otter Creek Engineering lends assistance to McLeod Kredell Architects and Middlebury College to Design Habitat for Humanity Homes

Jason Larocque and Brent F. Rakowski, P.E. of Otter Creek Engineering had the opportunity to work alongside Middlebury College students and John McLeod of McLeod Kredell Architects to provide site design and permitting for the construction of two Habitat for Humanity homes on Seymour Street in Middlebury. OCE supports Habitat [...]

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