Robert T. Mackie, PE, BCEE
Bob, a Vice President for BETA, is a recognized national expert in water and wastewater systems by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and has been given the title of Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE). Bob has guided municipalities through the maze of state and federal regulations. Bob has experience throughout New England with wastewater facilities planning, wastewater conveyance system evaluation and design, wastewater treatment, wastewater pump station design and rehabilitation, combined sewer overflow studies, water master planning, water treatment and storage, water pump stations, water main design and rehabilitation, stormwater modeling, MS4 Compliance, and stormwater design.
Projects include assisting Plainville address a drinking water ACO for TTHM/HAA5 Violations, Modeling Plainville’s water system, assisting Charlton with becoming a consecutive water supplier, Modeling Bellingham’s water system, Medford’s stormwater on-call consultant, Everett’s stormwater on-call consultant, West Roxbury Low Level System I/I study for the Boston Water and Sewer Commission; OPM for the design and construction of the $5 million Reservoir B Sewage Pump station for the Town of Needham; over $40 million in sewer separation for the Hartford, CT Metropolitan District Commission; an elevated 500,000 gallon water storage tank replacement in Salisbury; a system-wide water master plan including a full computer model for the Town of Framingham; a $20 million water distribution system upgrade in Randolph; an evaluation of the flooding 10 Mile River in North Attleboro; and an IDDE for the City of Medford as their stormwater consultant. The Route 128 sewer realignment design included preparing a design that eliminated over 3 miles of sewers within the right of way. This elimination required crossing Route 128 a total of 5 times utilizing a combination of trenchless technologies including pipe jacking, directional drilling, and pipe ramming.
Bob, as vice chair, teaches classes for the New England Water Works Association, Distribution and Storage Committee, including a hydraulics class for operators regarding design and operation of a water distribution system. His favorite pastime is swinging the clubs at his home course, Wampatuck Country Club in Canton, Massachusetts.