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 Opens New Office in West Lebanon, New Hampshire

OCE is happy to announce the opening of a new office at 93 South Main Street, Suite 203A in West Lebanon, New Hampshire. As principal engineers Craig Jewett, P.E. and Brent F. Rakowski, P.E. are licensed in both New Hampshire and Vermont, it was a logical next step in the growth of the company. “We [...]

OCE Opens New Office in West Lebanon, New Hampshire2021-11-17T16:09:38+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

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 will provide bid and construction [...]

OCE helps Lindale Mobile Home Park Secure over $1 Million for Wastewater System2021-09-24T13:32:38+00:00

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 our staff. “Brent has been [...]

Otter Creek Engineering Promotes Brent F. Rakowski, P.E. to Vice President2021-07-12T14:16:30+00:00

Bus Station Featured in Green Energy Times!

The Green Energy Times recently published an article highlighting the environmentally-conscious design and construction of the Upper Valley Community Transportation Center, for which OCE Vice President Brent F. Rakowski, P.E. was the engineer of record. The article explains one of the most interesting innovations of the bus station that Brent designed: "Another innovative aspect of [...]

Bus Station Featured in Green Energy Times!2021-06-23T20:29:33+00:00
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