Commonwealth Engineers Welcomes Andrew Cochrane, P.E.

Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. is proud to announce and welcome Project Manager – Mr. Andrew Cochrane, P.E. Andrew holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University and has over 25 years of experience in the water resources industry. He enjoys helping communities solve their infrastructure needs and completing successful projects. His expertise includes wastewater treatment […]

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EPA Pandemic Incident Checklist Available

The COVID-19 pandemic has recently brought emergency preparedness to the forefront to our daily lives.  In an effort to assist utilities in seamless operation during a pandemic, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has prepared the Pandemic Incident Checklist.  This can be used to enhance your utility Emergency Response Plans that are required for Community Water […]

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Commonwealth Engineers Recognized as a Top Workplace for 2020

Commonwealth Engineers is honored to be recognized among Central Indiana’s Top Workplaces for the second consecutive year.  Our Employees are Commonwealth’s most valuable asset, and with that, we want to thank them for providing the positive feedback that allowed us to receive this award. The Top Workplaces list is based solely on employee feedback gathered […]

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Monticello’s Beacon of Light Award Winner: Theresa Criss-Hartwig

Commonwealth Engineers commends Director of Business Development, Theresa Criss-Hartwig for her selfless pursuit of what is best for our clients. On May 27, 2020, Theresa Criss-Hartwig received the City of Monticello’s “Beacon of Light Award” for her support of the community during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Through Theresa’s relationship with the City of Monticello and its […]

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Phase 2 of OCRA’s COVID-19 Response Program is Open

The Office of Community and Rural Affairs is accepting proposals for the second phase of the COVID-19 Response Program until 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 21, 2020. The program is designed to assist Indiana’s rural communities in addressing the impacts of COVID-19. Phase 2 is intended to target economic recovery. Eligible communities may apply […]

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Needing CEU’s? Upcoming Webinars for Operators.

Webinars for CEU Credits!* Each webinar is limited to the first 200 people. It will be on a first come first serve basis. May 11, 2020 Noon to 1pm EST 30min   Jeff Fish, Operations Specialist – Groundwater Wells for Operators 30min   Rachel Runge, P.E. – Dealing with the Media (water treatment filtration media options and O&M) May 18, 2020 Noon […]

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Infrastructure Funding Update

Over the past several weeks, Commonwealth has been closely monitoring federal actions that may benefit Hoosier cities and towns during this difficult time.  In late March, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) into law. Among its many provisions, the law includes significant funding for the Community Development Block […]

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Today’s Challenges in the Water and Wastewater Workforce

While the Governor’s Stay-at-Home Order is still in place, we realize the Water and Wastewater workforce continues to provide essential services with hopes of returning to normal soon. During this time, some staff may be in isolation due to being high risk which might include operators and leaders – leaving others to fill their roles. Whatever the […]

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