WEF Proudly Announces 2018 WEF Awards Recipients

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) introduces the recipients of the 2018 WEF awards.

The annual honors, which were presented at WEFTEC 2018, recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession.

“The Water Environment Federation is extremely proud to honor the incredible contributions of these individuals and organizations in protecting one of the world’s most valuable resources and contributing to their communities,” said Eileen O’Neill, WEF executive director.

Education Awards

WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship
Christopher Evan Lawson, University of Wisconsin-Madison  Christopher Evan Lawson, WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship
Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal
Paul Westerhoff, Arizona State University (Tempe)Paul Westerhoff, Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal
Public Communication and Outreach Program Awards
Individual Category: Shea Dunifon, South Cross Bayou Water Reclamation Facility (Pinellas County, Fla.)Shea Dunifon, Public Communication and Outreach Program Award Individual Category Other Category: The Baltimore City Department of Public Works YH20 Youth Water Mentoring ProgramThe Baltimore City Department of Public Works YH20 Youth Water Mentoring Program, Public Communication and Outreach Program Award Other Category
Member Association Category: Japan Sewage Works Association, “The Secrets of Wastewater”

Japan Sewage Works Association, “The Secrets of Wastewater,” Public Communication and Outreach Program Award Member Association Category

Individual Service and Contribution Awards 

Public Officials Award

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, Public Officials Award
Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional Award
Ryan LeBlanc Ryan LeBlanc, Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional Award
North Port Utilities Department, City of North Port, Fla., Water Heroes AwardWater Heroes Award

  • North Port Utilities Department, City of North Port, Fla.

 

  • Jacobs (Dallas) – the Florida-based Operations and Maintenance Teams of Key West, Pembroke Pines, West Melbourne, and The Villages. Jacobs (Dallas), Water Heroes Award
    Jacobs Operations and Maintenance Teams of Key West, Water Heroes Award

Jacobs Operations and Maintenance Teams of West Melbourne, Water Heroes AwardJacobs Operations and Maintenance Teams of Pembroke Pines, Water Heroes Award

 Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association, Outstanding Member Association Award

 

Organization and Association Recognition Awards

Outstanding Member Association Award
Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association

 

 

 

Operational and Design Excellence Awards

James A. Hewitt, Collection Systems Award

Collection Systems Award

 

James A. Hewitt

Innovative Technology Award


SimuWorks OpTool™, Hydromantis Environmental Software Solutions Inc. (Hamilton, Ontario), Innovative Technology AwardSimuWorks OpTool™, Hydromantis Environmental Software Solutions Inc. (Hamilton, Ontario)

 Morgan Operational Solutions Award
City of Boise (Idaho) Lander Street Water Renewal Facility Operations and Process Coordination team, Morgan Operational Solutions Award

 

 

  • City of Boise (Idaho) Lander Street Water Renewal Facility Operations and Process Coordination Team
 Jeffery Mahagan, Morgan Operational Solutions Award

 

 

  • Jeffery Mahagan, Town of Hillsborough, N.C.
 Project Excellence Award
Central Pasco County Beneficial Water Reuse Project: 4G Ranch Wetlands, Project Excellence Award

  • Central Pasco County Beneficial Water Reuse Project: 4G Ranch Wetlands
    Awardees: Pasco County, Fla., Southwest Florida Water Management District (Brooksville), and Jacobs/CH2MJacobs/CH2M, Central Pasco County Beneficial Water Reuse Project, Project Excellence AwardPasco County, Fla., Central Pasco County Beneficial Water Reuse Project, Project Excellence Award
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, The McCook Reservoir, Project Excellence Award

  • The McCook Reservoir
    Awardee: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
 City of Garland (Texas) Wastewater Treatment, Safety Award Safety Award

City of Garland (Texas) Wastewater Treatment

Published Papers Awards

 Eddy Wastewater Principles/Processes Medal
“Rethinking the Mechanisms of Biological Phosphorus Removal,” James L. Barnard, Patrick Dunlap, Mark Steichen, Water Environment Research, Volume 89, p. 2043 (2017)
     James L. Barnard, Eddy Wastewater Principles/Processes Medal Patrick Dunlap, Eddy Wastewater Principles/Processes Medal
  Mark Steichen, Eddy Wastewater Principles/Processes Medal
Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal
“Marrying Step Feed with Secondary Clarifier Improvements To Significantly Increase Peak Wet Weather Treatment Capacity: An Integrated Methodology,” Glen T. Daigger, John S. Siczka, Thomas F. Smith, David A. Frank, J. Alex McCorquodale, Water Environment Research, v. 89, no. 8, August 2017, pg. 724
Glen T. Daigger, Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal John S. Siczka, Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal
David A. Frank, Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal         
J. Alex McCorquodale, Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal
McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration or Sustainable Use Award
“Indicators of Groundwater Potential for Nitrate Transformation in a Reductive Environment,” Marija Perović, Vesna Obradović, Srd-an Kovacˇevic, David Mitrinović, Nevena Zˇ ivancˇev, Tanja Nenin, Water Environment Research, 2017, v. 89, no. 14
Marija Perović, McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration or Sustainable Use Award          Vesna Obradović, McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration or Sustainable Use Award
David Mitrinović, McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration or Sustainable Use Award
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