Jared Hockenberry, a project engineer/project manager with GHD, was presented with the 2015 Golden Rain Drop Award from the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA) for his individual contributions to the advancement of the state of the art of stormwater management. Hockenberry was recognized for his leadership to the newly created PWEA Stormwater Committee throughout 2014 and his consistency in facilitating meetings and performing behind-the-scenes tasks in support of the committee as it organized a special Stormwater Partnerships & Authorities Workshop.
A graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Hockenberry received his BS in Civil Engineering in 2000 and is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control as well as a member of both the Water Environment Federation and PWEA. With GHD, Hockenberry focuses on municipal water distribution and wastewater collection systems, construction improvements to water and water resource recovery facilities, and stormwater design.
Established by the PWEA Stormwater Committee, the Golden Rain Drop Award acknowledges extraordinary personal service to the PWEA while working to promote stormwater management understanding, operation & maintenance, training, and continuing education. Recipients are active members who have distinguished themselves through their efforts, contributions, and promotion of the PWEA and its programs, relative to stormwater management systems.