Principal Engineer - John V. Interrante, P.E.
John V. Interrante is a Principal Engineer of Environmental Engineering
& Management Associates, Inc. He has Bachelor of Science and Master
of Engineering Degrees, both in Civil Engineering from Cornell University.
John’s started his career at Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. as a staff engineer
working primarily on municipal and industrial wastewater projects. He
then moved to Betz Converse Murdoch (later known as BCM Engineers) where
he worked for 16 years starting as a Project Engineer and working his
way up to Vice President. John then moved from BCM to become Director
of Engineering for URS Corporation in their Philadelphia area office.
He joined EEMA in 2005.
John has over 35 years of experience in municipal and industrial
wastewater, permitting, waste management, and public works projects.
He has served as Project Engineer, Manager and Director for over 1000
projects involving concept design, preliminary and engineering design,
cost estimating, scheduling, construction, startup, improving operating
efficiency, and cost reduction.
John has extensive experience in municipal wastewater including a
variety of nutrient removal technologies at treatment plants ranging
in size from 10,000 GPD to 200 MGD. John has worked at over 200 (including
30 EPA Construction Grants Program) municipal wastewater treatment facilities
in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states.
He has worked on many RCRA, CERCLA (Superfund), and wastewater projects
for Fortune 500 companies across the US. He has experience in a variety
of industrial categories including iron and steel, pharmaceuticals,
chemicals, metal finishing, and paper, and technology.
John has worked extensively with attorneys providing expert testimony,
deposition, and related services on behalf of his municipal and industrial
He also was responsible for design and construction of major Philadelphia
area public works and private construction projects.
Professional Registrations & Affiliations:
- Professional Engineer: Pennsylvania, New York
- Licensed Treatment Plant Operator: Pennsylvania
- Water Environment Federation
- Pennsylvania Water Environment Association
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- Eastern Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Operators Association
John has authored over 15 papers throughout his career.
Some of these are listed below.
- Interrante, J.V., 1983, "Operating Experience at the Lansdale
Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant." Pennsylvania WPCF Magazine,
- Interrante, J.V., and Prior G.A., 1985 "Pretreatment of Fluoride
Bearing Wastewaters," Presented at the 17th Mid-Atlantic
Industrial Waste Conference, June 1985.
- Interrante, J.V., and May T.G., 1988 "Ensuring Confidentiality
of an Environmental Audit," BCM In-House Publication.
- Interrante, J.V. and Popowcer S.N., 1990 "Auditing for Environmental
Compliance and Property Transfer Liability Reduction," Presented
at the Mid-Atlantic Hazmat Conference, June 1990.
- Interrante, J.V., and Klotz P.W., 1990, "Testing for Environmental
Contamination: Phase I and Phase II." Corporate Real Estate Executive,
September 1990 and November/December 1990.
John has also made numerous presentations to professional organizations in the environmental field.