Event Detail

ASCE Seattle Section Dinner: Insights for Project Delivery: The Ship Canal Water Quality Project

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Join our speaker, Keith Ward, for a discussion of the successes, challenges and lessons learned to date from the Ship Canal Water Quality Project.  The presentation will focus on delivery during this mega-project's planning, design and initial construction phases.  The $570 million project started in 2014 and will be operational in 2025.
The Ship Canal Water Quality Project Includes a 2.7 mile long, 29 million gallon combined sewage storage tunnel.  It will keep polluted water and sewage from five Seattle neighborhoods our of the Ship Canal.  The project is a partnership between Seattle Public Utilities and the King County Wastewater Treatment Division.


Keith Ward, PMP, PE has more than 28 years of project-delivery and organizational leadership experience in the private and public sectors as an engineer, construction manager, project manager, and program director.  Keith is currently the Project Executive of the Ship Canal Water Quality Project where he leads a team of over 350 staff and consultants.  In his free time, Keith enjoys apline climbing in the surrounding mountains throughout the summer months and skiing in the winter months.


5:30pm - 6:00pm Registration/Networking
6:00pm - 6:30pm Dinner
6:50pm - 7:00pm Welcome/Announcements
7:00pm - 8:30pm Program


Register Here.

$45 - Members ($40 early bird)
$55 - Non-members & Guests ($50 early bird)
$35 - Younger Member Group ($30 early bird)
$25 - Students ($20 early bird)

Early bird rates end after Wednesday October 9th.  Younger Member Group rates apply to engineers under 35 for both members and non-members.

Attendees must pre-register; there will be limited on-site registration. Contact the House and Hospitality Committee to make other payment arrangements.