Neda Simeonova is editorial director of Water & Wastes Digest. Simeonova can be reached at [email protected] or 847.391.1011.
For the fifth consecutive year, Water & Wastes Digest recognized industry-specific projects featuring innovative upgrades and notable water and wastewater solutions and improvements that have been in design or construction during the past 18 months.
This year, Water & Wastes Digest’s editorial team presented the 2013 Top Projects awards at an Oct. 8, 2013, ceremony held at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Chicago during WEFTEC.13.
Winners were selected based on the obstacles that were faced and overcome by all parties involved with the projects. Other criteria included implementing cost-efficient technologies, meeting regulatory demands and addressing aging infrastructure needs.
The awards were presented to the owners, designers and contractors of the 10 water and wastewater projects. Congratulations to this year’s Top Project Winners:
Agua Nueva & Ina Road Water Reclamation Facility Regional Optimization Master Plan Project – Pima County, Ariz.;
Bacon Process Wastewater Treatment System Project – Midwest Region, U.S.;
Camden Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Project – Camden, S.C.;
Dickson Farms Livestock Water Recycling Project – Bath, N.Y.;
Fort Wayne Combined Sewage Pump Station & Screenings Project – Fort Wayne, Ind.;
Fort Wayne UV Disinfection & Reservoir Improvements Project – Fort Wayne, Ind.;
Hays Mine & Aldrich Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Project – Pittsburgh and Elrama, Pa.;
Replacement of Legacy Process Data Collection System at Ontario Clean Water Agency Project – Ontario, Canada;
PDAM Malang Water Management Project – Malang, Indonesia; and
Waldo & Gainesville Regional Utilities Wastewater Interconnect Project – Waldo and Gainesville, Fla.
Look for detailed descriptions of each winning project in Water & Wastes Digest’s December 2013 Annual Reference Guide issue.