EWRI Chapter

St. Louis Chapter Environmental and Water Resources Institute

CANCELLED -  due to concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  We hope to reschedule this event in the coming months.

2020 Environmental & Water Resources Spring Symposium/Workshop - Friday March 13

Join us for a full-day educational symposium/workshop for professional development to learn about water-related technical topics in our region, including the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District’s current program and projects, and to develop skills useful in the region related to hydrological and hydraulic analysis with HEC-RAS and HEC-HMS.  Click here for details.

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The Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) is ASCE’s technical source for environmental and water-related issues. EWRI is one of eight ASCE technical institutes. 


The EWRI St. Louis Chapter fosters and promotes local activities in the environmental and water resources areas through the ASCE network.  EWRI Chapters provide an important link to regional and local professionals. EWRI Chapters and technical groups can also provide a valuable forum for regional technical issues relating to public policy.


Current Officers

Chair - Dr. Jianpeng (Jim) Zhou, P.E., BCEE, F.EWRI, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Vice Chair - Susan McCrary, P.E., Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

Secretary/Treasurer - Meg Zuercher, CFM, Jacobs Inc.

Past Chair - Dr. Robert Holmes, P.E., D.WRE, F.EWRI, F.ASCE, US Geological Survey

Our members include professionals whose focus areas are:

    • The Environment
    • Groundwater
    • Surface Water
    • Hydraulics and Waterways
    • Irrigation and Drainage
    • Planning and Management
    • Urban Water Resources,
    • Water Supply, Wastewater, and Stormwater
    • Watershed
    • Domestic and International Interdisciplinary Issues