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It’s National STEM Day (November 8, 2018)

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Happy National STEM Day!


In honor of National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Day, we asked some of our interns and full-time employees pursuing higher education at Montana Tech in STEM what they enjoy most about STEM and what advice they have for those who are considering STEM programs.


Here’s what they had to say:




To learn more about National STEM Day, check out this Huffington Post article.



October is Employee Ownership Month




Putting the WE in WET—What Employee-Ownership Means to Us



As we celebrate Employee Ownership Month, we reflect on what it means to be an employee-owner and work for a company that is 100% employee-owned.


 Casselbury (2018) states, “An employee-owned company plan is more commonly referred to as an ‘employee stock ownership plan,’ but the name conveys the right message: In an ESOP, the employees are given stock in the company as part of compensation for working at the company, making those employees shareholders in the company.” There are many advantages to both a business and its employees when A company becomes an ESOP.


Learn what being an employee-owner means to us:





Casselbury, K. (2018). How Does an Employee-Owned Company Work? Chron. Retrieved from https://smallbusiness.chron.com/employeeowned-company-work-44184.html




WET Expands Great Falls Office

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Water & Environmental Technologies, Inc. (WET) is excited to announce the hiring of Rich West, PE and Shawn Arthur, PE in its Great Falls, Montana office.  “We are very pleased to have acquired professionals of Rich and Shawn’s caliber. WET is committed to growing its presence in the Great Falls region,” said Josh Vincent, Vice President of WET.


Rich is the Great Falls Office Manager and a Senior Civil Engineer with over thirty years of experience in consulting engineering. He specializes in project management, transportation engineering, drainage, site development, and municipal engineering. Rich provides services to a large variety of clients including local, state, tribal and federal entities along with industrial clients and private developers. Rich graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Montana State University.  He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Montana (#8626PE).


Shawn is a Senior Civil Engineer and has worked in the civil engineering consulting industry since 1993. He has significant project management experience encompassing municipal subdivision development; storm water master planning and modeling; storm water interceptor and collector pipeline design; sanitary sewer collection system and pump station design; waste water treatment system design; municipal water treatment, pumping, storage, transmission and distribution system design; environmental permitting; industrial and commercial civil site development; industrial and residential street and parking facilities; ADA compliant municipal sidewalk design and construction administration . Shawn serves as a project manager, construction administrator and engineer on numerous municipal water, sewer and storm drain infrastructure projects; land development and annexation projects and municipal infrastructure master planning projects.


Shawn has experience working with small private developers, nationwide commercial developers and governmental entities ranging from the smallest unincorporated communities to Federal Military Bases, municipalities, and state transportation departments. Shawn graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Montana State University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Montana (#11007PE).


WET is a regional environmental and civil engineering consulting firm with offices in Butte, Anaconda, Great Falls, and Bozeman, Montana. You can reach our Great Falls office at 406-761-2290.


Learn more about the entire WET team and all our locations.

WET Merges with Nicklin Earth & Water to Provide Expanded Professional Services in the Bozeman Area

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In July 2017, Water & Environmental Technologies (WET) merged with Bozeman engineering consultants Nicklin Earth & Water (NE&W).  NE&W has been in business in Bozeman since 1995 offering professional environmental, hydrologic, and Bozeman engineering services to clients in the region.  NE&W is known for performing environmental investigations and developing remedial alternatives for the Bozeman Solvent Site, developing groundwater models and conducting hydrologic evaluations for energy permitting and development, and evaluating water supply and permitting water rights for municipalities and developments.  “WET is excited to combine forces with a respected firm like Nicklin Earth and Water and expand our services to the Bozeman area”, according to Dave Erickson, President of WET.


NE&W founder, Michael Nicklin, PhD, PE, specializes in groundwater projects and has developed numerous groundwater models for a variety of environmental and engineering projects. He has recently developed four groundwater models to simulate and predict the groundwater response associated with proposed coal mine expansions in eastern Montana.


The WET-Bozeman Team also includes John Carstensen, PE, Stefanie Vandaele and Ashley Flammond, EI.  To provide additional expertise to the Bozeman office, Ashley has relocated from the WET-Butte office to provide full-service site development, subdivision permitting, and civil design services to the Bozeman area. Combined, the Bozeman Team offers over 70 years of professional experience.  The WET-Bozeman team works closely with the other WET offices, accessing significant additional resources and expertise on behalf of our clients.


WET’s Bozeman Team looks forward to providing professional, timely and cost-effective environmental and civil engineering solutions to individuals, businesses, industries, and institutions throughout the region.  The Bozeman office is located at 151 Evergreen Drive, Suite A in north Bozeman.  Searching for Engineering Consultants Bozeman? Please call us at 406-582-0413 to discuss our full service environmental and engineering capabilities.


 To learn more about the entire WET team, visit: httpss://goo.gl/T21iaW.


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