LBG to Sponsor Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecture Series in Groundwater Science11/16/2015
SHELTON, CT – November 16, 2015 — Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc. (LBG), a professional groundwater and environmental engineering services firm, is one of four firms that will help underwrite the Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecture Series in Groundwater Science to foster interest and excellence in groundwater science and technology. Since its start in 1986, the series has reached more than 85,000 groundwater students, faculty members, and professionals. It is named in honor of Henry Darcy of France for his 1856 investigations that established the physical basis upon which groundwater hydrogeology has been studied. The series is operated through the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation (NGWREF), which is operated through the National Groundwater Association. Leggette, Brashears & Graham Inc. will provide $5000 a year for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 Darcy Lectures. John R. Jansen, Ph.D., PG, PGP, a senior associate at the firm, said, “Leggette, Brashears and Graham is proud to be among the first to support the Darcy Lecture Series. We believe it is a global platform to share new ideas and scientific advancements with the groundwater industry and recognize the thought leaders who have dedicated their talents and energy to their field.” Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc. was the first consulting firm in the United States to specialize in groundwater geology. For over half a century, LBG has been a recognized leader in the development and management of groundwater resources as well as environmental and remedial engineering. Headquartered in Shelton, CT, LBG has 23 regional offices throughout the U.S.