WEF Announces Recipients of the 2016 Singapore International Water Week Scholarship

In July, six water sector leaders will form a U.S. utility delegation to attend Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2016.

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.), and Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF; Alexandria, Va.) chose the following leaders to receive the 2016 Singapore International Water Week Scholarship:

  • Photo courtesy of Hardeep Anand.

    Photo courtesy of Hardeep Anand.

    Hardeep Anand, deputy director of Capital Programs and Regulatory Compliance, Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department;

  • Photo courtesy of Michael S. Connor.

    Photo courtesy of Michael S. Connor.

    Michael S. Connor, general manager of the East Bay Dischargers Authority (San Lorenzo, Calif.);

  • Photo courtesy of Cedric S. Grant.

    Photo courtesy of Cedric S. Grant.

    Cedric S. Grant, executive director of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans;

  • Photo courtesy of Paula Kehoe.

    Photo courtesy of Paula Kehoe.

    Paula Kehoe, director of Water Resources at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission;

  • Photo courtesy of Alberto M. Lazaro.

    Photo courtesy of Alberto M. Lazaro.

    Alberto M. Lazaro, executive president at the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (San Juan); and

  • Photo courtesy of Enrique C. Zaldivar.

    Photo courtesy of Enrique C. Zaldivar.

    Enrique C. Zaldivar, general manager and director at LA Sanitation – City of Los Angeles.

The scholarships aim to help break down international barriers, accelerate transfer of technology, and create an understanding of innovative policy options to further integrate resource recovery across the water sector.

In addition, Eileen O’Neill, executive director of WEF; Paul Bowen, president of WEF; Melissa Meeker, executive director of WE&RF; and Amit Pramanik, director of research for WE&RF, will lead the delegation.

The biennial SIWW, scheduled for July 10–14, will bring together international water leaders and practitioners to share and create innovative solutions that reinforce global integration of sustainable water management strategies with urban planning processes. SIWW will showcase best practices, innovative technologies, and business opportunities in the global water sector.

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