Recipients of the 2014 WEF Awards Announced – Congrats OCSD

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.

Congratulations to Orange County Sanitation District
 in Fountain Valley, CA for winning the WEF Safety Award!


Camp Applied Research Award
Sudhir Murthy
Washington, DC
Chesapeake WEA

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
Howard Neukrug
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania WEA

Engelbrecht International Achievement Award
Jorge Triana-Soto
Bogotá, Colombia
Colombia – ACODAL

Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal
Helene Hilger
University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
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.
Independence, MO

Industrial Water Quality Lifetime Achievement Award
John H. Koon
Atlanta, GA
Georgia AWP

Andrew J. Englande, Jr.
Madisonville, LA
Louisiana WEA

Innovative Technology Award
Webitat for Lagoons by Entex Technologies Inc.
Chapel Hill, NC

ThermWin® Energy Recovery from Wastewater by Huber Technology, Inc.
Huntersville, NC

WAVE – Water Analysis via Exploration by Industrial and Environmental Concepts, Inc.
Lakeville, MN

Flygt Experior ™ by Flygt a Xylem Brand
Charlotte, NC

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
Jeff Sober
Frisco, TX
WEA of Texas

Public Education Awards
Individual Category:
Mahmoud Moaikel
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian WEA

Member Association Category:
New England Water Environment Association

Other Category:
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
Providence, RI

WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship
David Hanigan, 
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
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.

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