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August 14, 2014
Recipients of the 2014 WEF Awards Announced
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2014 WEF Awards recipients. The awards will be presented during WEFTEC® 2014, WEF’s 87th Annual Technical Exhibition and
Conference this fall in New Orleans, La.
Camp Applied Research Award
Collection Systems Published Contributions Award
“Green Infrastructure Opportunities in Gray Wet Weather Plans”
Lawrence J. Lennon, Uzair (Sam) Shamsi, Anthony Igwe, John Schombert, and John Maslanik
WEF Collection Systems 2013
Eddy Wastewater Principles/Processes Medal
1. “Size Fractionation of Metals Present in Highway Runoff: Beyond the Six Commonly Reported Species”, Marcia Ferreira, Sim-Lin Lau, Michael K. Stenstrom, WER, September 2013, v. 85, no. 9, pp. 793-805
2. “The Importance of Particle Characterization in Stormwater Runoff”, Marcia Ferreira, Michael K. Stenstrom, WER, September 2013, v. 85, no. 9, pp. 833-842
Emerson Distinguished Service Award
Engelbrecht International Achievement Award
Colombia - ACODAL
Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal
University of North Carolina – Charlotte
North Carolina WEA
Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal
“A Different Disinfectant”
Martha Graham & Glabra Skipp
Water Environment & Technology, May 2013, v. 25, no. 5, Pg. 52
Industrial Water Quality Achievement Award
Lake City Army Ammunition Plant/ATK Small Caliber Operations
Consulting Engineer: Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc.
Industrial Water Quality Lifetime Achievement Award
John H. Koon
Andrew J. Englande, Jr.
Innovative Technology Award
Webitat for Lagoons by Entex Technologies Inc.
Chapel Hill, NC
ThermWin® Energy Recovery from Wastewater by Huber Technology, Inc.
WAVE – Water Analysis via Exploration by Industrial and Environmental Concepts, Inc.
Flygt Experior ™ by Flygt a Xylem Brand
McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration or Sustainable Use Award
“Remediation of Nonaqueous Phase Liquid Polluted Sites Using Surfactant-Enhanced Air Sparging and Soil Vapor Extraction”
Chuan-yu Qin, Yong-sheng Zhao, Yan Su and Wei Zheng
Water Environment Research, February 2013, v. 85 no. 2, pp. 133-140
Outstanding Contributions to the Water Environment for Non-Members Award
William E. Holman
Chapel Hill, NC
Outstanding Member Association Award
Virginia Water Environment Association
Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional Award
WEA of Texas
Public Education Awards
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian WEA
Member Association Category:
New England Water Environment Association
Fort Wayne Utilities
Fort Wayne, Ind.
Public Officials Award
Penelope A. Gross, Fairfax County, Va., Board of Supervisors
Ken Ulman, County Executive of Howard County, Md.
Rudolfs Industrial Waste Management Medal
“Treatment of HMX-Production Wastewater in an Aerobic Granular Reactor”
Jin-hua Zhang, Min-hui Wang and Xiao-Meng Zhu
Water Environment Research, April 2013, v. 85, no. 4, pp 301-307
Water Quality Improvement Award
Narragansett Bay Commission
WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship
Arizona State University
Arizona Water Association
WEF Safety Award
Orange County Sanitation District
Fountain Valley, CA
WEFTEC 2014 will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center from Sept. 27 – Oct.1. Visit www.weftec.org for the latest conference details. For more information about the WEF Awards, please visit www.wef.org.
Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. WEF members, Member Associations and staff proudly work to achieve our mission to provide bold leadership, champion innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage knowledge to support clean and safe water worldwide. To learn more, visit www.wef.org.