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August 26, 2014
WEF Announces Winners of 2014 Stormwater Video Competition
StormTV Project recognizes videos of innovative storm water practices, programs & products
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announces the winners of its 2014 StormTV Project competition. The project recognizes, highlights, and promotes the invaluable work of stormwater professionals worldwide through videos that are submitted from nonprofit organizations, government entities, consulting firms and equipment manufacturers. Since 2012, WEF has collected more than 220 videos that have highlighted green infrastructure, manufactured treatment devices, stream restoration, public education, and more.
The awards will be presented, along with a screening of the winning videos, in the Stormwater Pavilion Theater (Booth 8303) during WEFTEC® 2014—WEF’s 87th Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference—next month in New Orleans, La. The Pavilion is part of the Stormwater Congress, which features technical programming, exhibits and networking opportunities for stormwater professionals. StormTV Project sessions will be held Sept. 29 and 30 at 2:00 pm.
This year, a total of 25 expert judges rated the videos based on innovation, message communication, visual appeal and quality, content matter, and relevance. The winners and categories, include:
Nonprofit and Government Programs Category
“Onondaga County Save the Rain”
Public Education & Outreach Category
Think Blue Maine
“Think Blue Maine - Ducky II ad”
For-Profit Projects Category
The City of Chattanooga, Andropogon Associates, Arcadis and the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
“Brainerd Rd Draft Part 2”
“Stormwater Solution for Springfield, OH plant”
To view all of the StormTV Project videos, visit WEF’s YouTube Channel under the StormTV Project playlist, or see a map of the 2014 submissions on Pinterest. Click here for more information about the winners and their submissions.
Make THE Water Quality Event, YOUR Water Quality Event
Scheduled for Sept. 27-Oct. 1 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans (La.), WEFTEC 2014 will feature 145 technical sessions, 35 workshops, 11 mobile sessions, 8 facility tours, numerous events and nearly 1,000 exhibiting companies displaying the latest in water quality research technology and services.
Don’t miss your chance to be where the greatest minds in water meet. Register today at www.weftec.org.
Note to editors: Complimentary registration is available for credentialed media representatives in advance until Friday, August 29 and then onsite in Room 269 of the New Orleans Morial Convention Center beginning Sunday, September 28 at 8:30 a.m. Please visit the online press room for more details.
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.