Sep 01, 2009

WEF Announces 2009 Excellence Award Recipients

Awards to be presented at WEFTEC.09

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the recipients of the 2009 WEF Excellence Awards. The awards will be presented at the WEF Awards and Presidential Celebration Reception during WEFTEC.09, WEF’s 82nd annual technical exhibition and conference, on Oct. 13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.The 2009 WEF Excellence Award recipients are:&#149 Camp Applied Research Medal: Ronald W. Crites&#149 Collection Systems Award: Gary A. Wyatt (posthumously)&#149 Eddy Wastewater Principles and Processes Medal: Dr. Remembrance Newcombe, Dr. Rebecca Rule, Brian Hart, Gregory Moller, Daniel Strawn, Tracy Grant and Susan Childers&#149 Emerson Distinguished Service Medal: Dr. Richard D. Kuchenrither&#149 Engelbrecht International Achievement Award: James H. Clark&#149 Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal: Dr. Desmond F. Lawler, University of Texas – Austin&#149 Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal: Barry Pomeroy&#149 Hazardous Waste Management Award: Jeffrey L. Pintenich&#149 Industrial Water Quality Achievement Award: DuPont Engineering, Kenneth N. Wood&#149 Industrial Water Quality Lifetime Achievement Award: Davis L. Ford&#149 Innovative Technology Award: ADS Environmental Services – (Collection Systems)&#149 McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration, Sustainable Use Medal: Dr. Genxu Wang, Dr. Jian Zhou, Dr. Jumpei Kubota and Su Jimaping&#149 Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional Award: Fran Burlingham, P.E.&#149 Public Education Award – Three Categories: Julie Karleskint (Individual), North Carolina Water Environment Association (Member Association) and the Western Virginia Water Authority (Other)&#149 Rudolfs Industrial Waste Management Medal: William C. Hiatt and C.P. Leslie Grady, Jr.&#149 Water Quality Improvement Award: Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District&#149 WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship: Hector A. GarciaFor more information, visit