WEF Presents the 2012 Student Design Competition Winners

November 19, 2012

Achievements

Student teams from the University of Colorado–Boulder and the University of South Florida (Tampa), won the 11th annual 2012 Student Design Competition held at WEFTEC® 2012. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) competition challenges individuals or teams of students within a WEF student chapter to prepare a design to solve a local water quality issue in a wastewater design or environment design category.

The University of Colorado–Boulder team’s project, “Broadmoor Park Properties Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade,” won in the wastewater design category. The University of South Florida team’s project, “Ragan Park,” won in the environmental design category.

This marks the second win in this competition during the past 11 years for both universities. Both teams received certificates and a $2500 award.

The program was sponsored by Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kan.), CDM Smith (Cambridge, Mass.), Greeley and Hansen (Chicago), and HDR Engineers (Omaha, Neb).

Wastewater Design Category Winner

 Environmental Design Category Winner

Paul Freedman, WEF past president, stands with the student design competition wastewater division first place team from the University of Colorado–Boulder. The team includes members Kristin Johansen, Maria Cabeza, Bailey Leppek, Alexandra Murray, and Matthew Huntze, and advisor Angela Bielefeldt.

Paul Freedman, WEF past president, stands with the student design competition wastewater division first place team from the University of Colorado–Boulder. The team includes members Kristin Johansen, Maria Cabeza, Bailey Leppek, Alexandra Murray, and Matthew Huntze, and advisor Angela Bielefeldt.

WEF past president Paul Freedman stands with the student design competition environmental division first place team from the University of South Florida. The team includes members Micah Blate, Danielle Bertini, Emily Patrick, Lyudmila Haralampieva, and Gabriele Dionne, and advisor Sarina Ergas.

Paul Freedman, WEF past president, stands with the student design competition environmental division first place team from the University of South Florida. The team includes members Micah Blate, Danielle Bertini, Emily Patrick, Lyudmila Haralampieva, and Gabriele Dionne, and advisor Sarina Ergas.

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