News & Events

Join us at the NEWEA 2022 Conference & Exhibit

Our team of experts is presenting on various topics at this water industry event from January 23 – 26 at the Marriot Copley Place in Boston. Not attending? Contact us to receive a copy of these speakers’ presentations.

Session 3 Sustainability: Integrating Sustainability in Project Planning, Design, and Construction

EPA AAA Process for Facility Upgrade Selection 
Monday, Jan. 24th, 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Kayla Larson

Session 8 Stormwater 1: Stormwater Data, Monitoring, and Compliance – Oh My

Meta-Analysis of Dry Weather Outfall Screening Data
Monday, Jan. 24th, 2 – 4:30 PM

Emily Scerbo, Kayla Larson, Natalie Koncki

Session 20 Plant Operations 2: Process Intensification

Lessons Learned Installing and Starting-up the CoMag Process for Low-Level Phosphorus Removal at the Southington CT WPCP
Tuesday, Jan. 25th, 2 – 4:30 PM

Cynthia Castellon, Fred Mueller

A Phoenix from the Ashes: The Fall and Rise of the Greenfields Wastewater Treatment Plant
Tuesday, Jan. 25th, 2 – 4:30 PM

Erin Moore, David Seche

Meet the Speakers

Kayla Larson, PE – Kayla serves as a Project Engineer and Assistant Project Manager, specializing in wastewater, water, and stormwater projects. Her experience includes design, data analysis, AutoCAD drafting, report writing, and construction observation.



Emily Scerbo, PE – Emily is a leading stormwater expert in Massachusetts. Her career as a water resources engineer has led her to participate in the (NEWEA) Stormwater Committee and state-wide initiatives such as the Baystate Roads Creating a Revenue Stream for Stormwater Management seminar series. She is a trusted advisor to many communities because of her in-depth understanding of the Small MS4 program.


Natalie Koncki – Natalie is an environmental scientist specializing in stormwater management, GIS mapping, asset management, modeling, as well as watershed and ecological assessments. Her experience includes serving public sector clients at various levels on a broad range of GIS and water resource projects.


Cynthia Castellon, PE – Cynthia’s skills as an engineer vary widely, having overseen water and wastewater treatment process optimization and design; facility planning, design, and construction; and water supply planning and drinking water master plans. Her funding applications expertise has been especially helpful as businesses navigate the potential need for stimulus funding or grants while pursuing infrastructure projects.


Fred Mueller, PE — With over 30 years of experience, Fred works from our office in Middletown, Connecticut, providing technical direction on a wide variety of highly complex wastewater projects. Fred is a Vice President and one of Tighe & Bond’s most prolific external presenters having spoken at conferences throughout New England and New York.


Erin Moore, PE – Senior Project Manager Erin Moore is an environmental engineer focusing on municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater projects. She has more than 20 years of experience supporting Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) communities, with expertise in hydraulic modeling, and development of Long-Term Control and Integrated Management Planning.


David Seche, PE – David focuses on wastewater and municipal engineering. He has experience in wastewater treatment data analysis and design; inflow and infiltration evaluation and improvement recommendations; hydraulic modeling; odor control technologies; construction document preparation; and USDA Rural Development applications and documents.