Central Massachusetts Regional Stormwater Coalition (CMRSWC) Project Receives Funding

The CMRSWC project has been awarded an additional grant for the next phase of its stormwater compliance program. Tata & Howard has been working with 13 communities in south-central Massachusetts under a project funded by a Community Innovation Challenge (CIC) Grant, and an additional 17 communities have committed to participate in the next phase of work. This project, which is supported by MassDEP, DCR, Blackstone River Coalition, and many others, is highly regarded in the industry, and enables participating communities to fully comply with both 2003 and 2013 Massachusetts MS4 permit requirements.

Joel Loitherstein has been promoted to Vice President at Tata & Howard, Inc.

JoelJoel brings almost 40 years of experience in the wastewater and hazardous waste fields. Since joining Tata & Howard in 2011, Joel has significantly contributed to the success of growing the firm\’s hazardous waste group and has worked on two major Brownfields sites in Quincy and Worcester.

Joel has also served as an expert witness on projects involving chlorinated solvents and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Joel has been involved with a variety of professional organizations including the American Council of Engineering Companies, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, American Society of Civil Engineers, the Environmental League of Massachusetts, and is the Past Chair of the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce. He also received the prestigious Environmental Award from the Town of Arlington.

Randy Pellatz joins our team

Randy Pellatz, P.E., has joined T&H as an Associate. The Former Utilities Director in Flagstaff, Randy will help grow our presence and business in northern Arizona.

John Cordaro joins our team in Connecticut

Tata & Howard is pleased to announce John J. Cordaro, P.E. has joined the firm as Senior Project Engineer in our Meriden, Connecticut office. Mr. Cordaro brings over 25 years experience in water system consulting. His experience includes evaluation, design, and construction services for water supply, treatment, pumping, and storage facilities in New England. Mr. Cordaro will be a valuable resource to our Connecticut and Massachusetts clients in providing cost effective solutions and high quality services.