Water resources specialist Deepthi Kalyanam wins Golden Manhole Society Award

July 25, 2017
Buchart Horn engineer honored by Pennsylvania Water Environment Association.

YORK, PA, JULY 25, 2017 -- Buchart Horn water resources specialist Deepthi Kalyanam, PE, recently received the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA) Golden Manhole Society Award in honor of her "extraordinary personal service to the association, while working to promote wastewater collection system understanding, operation and maintenance, training and continuing education."

The presentation took place at the PWEA Annual Awards Banquet. Kalyanam, who works out of Buchart Horn's York, Penn., headquarters, has nearly 10 years' experience in management of water and wastewater infrastructure projects, including planning, permitting, design, construction administration, and project financing.

"She is an exceptional individual who strives to learn and achieve more," said Brian Funkhouser, Buchart Horn president and CEO. "This award recognizes her for her accomplishments related to design and operations and maintenance of wastewater collection systems and the importance of these collection and conveyance systems in keeping our environment safe and healthy. I congratulate her on her accomplishments and am certain this is only the beginning of the many recognitions she will earn."

According to PWEA, Golden Manhole Society Award recipients have "distinguished themselves through their efforts, contributions, and promotion of the Association and its programs, relative to wastewater collection systems," and have put forth "outstanding efforts in the area of wastewater collection system evaluation and rehabilitation."

Kalyanam earned her master's degree in water resources and environmental engineering from Villanova University and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from India. She recently passed the state of Maryland's professional engineering exam and now holds the title Licensed Professional Engineer. She is also an active member of the PWEA collection system committee.

About Buchart Horn
Buchart Horn is a full-service, international engineering and architectural firm with 15 offices throughout the Eastern United States and Western Europe. As one of the first professional consulting companies to combine engineering and architecture under one roof, Buchart Horn's professional services focus on three crucial areas essential to every community: Water Resources (water and wastewater treatment systems, and strategies to protect and improve our natural environment); Architecture (designing the buildings where we live, work, learn, and play); and Transportation (highways, bridges and airports). Buchart Horn's clients range from local, county, state, and federal governments to large and small private sector clients. For more information about Buchart Horn, visit their website at www.bucharthorn.com.

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