WEF Announces 2014 Award Recipients

The awards will be presented during WEFTEC 2014

Water Environment Federation 2014 awards

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the 2014 WEF Awards recipients. The awards will be presented during WEFTEC 2014, WEF’s 87th Annual Technical Exhibition and 
Conference in New Orleans, Sept. 27 to Oct.1.  
Camp Applied Research Award

Sudhir Murthy

Washington, D.C.
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


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, N.C.

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

Georgia AWP

Andrew J. Englande, Jr.

Madisonville, La.

Louisiana WEA

Innovative Technology Award
Webitat for Lagoons by Entex Technologies Inc.

Chapel Hill, N.C.

ThermWin Energy Recovery from Wastewater by Huber Technology Inc.

Huntersville, N.C

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

Lakeville, Minn.

Flygt Experior by Flygt a Xylem Brand

Charlotte, N.C


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, N.C.

Outstanding Member Association Award
Virginia Water Environment Assn.

Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional Award
Jeff Sober

Frisco, Texas
WEA of Texas

Public Education Awards

Individual Category:
Mahmoud Moaikel

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian WEA

Member Association Category: 
New England Water Environment Assn.

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, R.I

WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship

David Hanigan, 
Arizona State University

Tempe, Ariz.
Arizona Water Assn.

WEF Safety Award

Orange County Sanitation District

Fountain Valley, Calif.

Water Environment Federation

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