William A. (Billy) Brundage III, P.E., F.ASCE, a dam safety engineer for Southern Company Generation Hydro Services group, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
His group provides dam safety surveillance and monitoring, and interfaces with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for hydroelectric dams in the Southern Company system. Brundage is responsible for seven Georgia Power Company dams on the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers. His responsibilities include dam safety inspections, monitoring of instrumentation, compliance with FERC requirements, oversight of dam breach modeling, and training of plant personnel in dam safety procedures.
Brundage will serve as president of the ASCE South Metro Branch for the 2018-19 year.
Prior to his current employment, he worked as a consulting engineer, primarily in site development, with specialization in hydrology and hydraulics. At two different firms, Brundage was elevated to the position of senior engineer, responsible for review of the work of all civil engineers within those firms, as well as for developing quality control procedures and training programs.