The Schroepfer Medal recognizes excellence in conceiving and directing the design of a project to achieve substantial cost savings or economic benefit, while achieving environmental objectives. The medal is in honor of George J. Schroepfer, WEF's third President, and an educator who stressed the economics in design of wastewater facilities. This award is presented to an engineering consultant, municipal engineer, or industrial engineer who is a professional engineer in responsible charge of the design of facilities for the conveyance, treatment or disposal of wastewater and/or treatment residues.

Criteria:

i. Eligibility: Nominees should be engineering consultants, municipal engineers, or industrial engineers who are professional engineers in responsible charge of the design of facilities for the conveyance, treatment or disposal of wastewater and/or treatment residues. This award may be presented to an individual, as well as groups or organizations.
ii. Nominees must have demonstrated excellence in conceiving and directing the design of a project to achieve substantial cost savings or economic benefit over other alternatives, while achieving environmental objectives.
iii. Nominee must be a member of the Water Environment Federation.
iv. Projects must have been in operation for a period of one (1) year and not more than five (5) years.

Submit:

  • Online Nomination Form
  • One page biography of the nominee
  • Specific reasons for nomination (one page maximum)
  • Any other supporting material required under Criteria or that you feel would be helpful in the selection process.

Nominations Accepted From:

WEF Member Associations
WEF Members
WEF Committees


Nominations Deadline:

A final copy of your nomination must be received by April 1, 2021.

 

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To view past recipients of the Schroepfer Innovative Facility Design Medal, click here.

Questions or Comments?

Contact:

Tori Cox, Manager-Association Engagement
ph: 703-684-2400, ext. 7070
e-mail: [email protected]