July 2011, Vol. 23, No.7


Huber Technologies Inc. (Huntersville, N.C.) has named Dana Hicks as president. Hicks previously was managing director at Perlitz Strategy Group (Mannheim, Germany).

James L. Barnard was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2011 by Singapore International Water Week for his invention of the biological nutrient removal (BNR) technology. Barnard has more than 40 years of experience in the field and is internationally known as the “Father of BNR.”

Clean Water America Alliance (Washington, D.C.) has awarded its 2011 U.S. Water Prize to the City of Los Angeles, the Milwaukee Water Council, the National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (Alton, Ill.), the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and the Pacific Institute (Oakland, Calif.).

Pure Technologies (Calgary, Alberta) has appointed Bethany McDonald as West Coast regional manager. She joins the company from Pressure Pipe Inspection Co. (Mississauga, Ontario).

WaterOne (Lenexa, Kan.) and Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kan.) will receive the 2011 Engineering Excellence Award, in the water resources category, from the American Council of Engineering Cos. of Kansas, for their new water resources plant. The water treatment plant uses microfiltration membrane technology as part of the treatment process and energy-efficient equipment and advanced controls to reduce overall operations costs as well as the plant’s carbon footprint.

Smith Flow Control (Witham, England)has appointed Bert Johnson as sales manager. Johnson previously held the same position at VAC Systems (Houston).

Donohue & Associates (Sheboygan, Wis.) named Josef A. Berktold, Steven P. Gress, William L. Marten, and Kenneth L. Sedmak as technical associates.


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