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Recipients of the 2014 WEF Awards Announced

August 13, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. , Aug. 13 -- The Water Environment Federation issued the following news release:

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2014 WEF Awards recipients. The awards will be presented during WEFTEC 2014, WEF's 87th Annual Technical Exhibition and aEurosConference this fall in New Orleans, La.

Camp Applied Research AwardaEuros

Sudhir MurthyaEuros

Washington, DC

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 NeukrugaEuros

Philadelphia, PAaEuros

Pennsylvania WEAaEuros

Engelbrecht International Achievement Award

Jorge Triana

SotoaEurosBogota, Colombia

Colombia - ACODAL

aEurosFair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal

Helene HilgeraEuros

University of North Carolina - CharlotteaEuros

Charlotte, NCaEuros

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 OperationsaEuros

Consulting Engineer: Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc.

Independence, MO

Industrial Water Quality Lifetime Achievement Award

John H. KoonaEuros

Atlanta, GA

Georgia AWPaEuros

Andrew J. Englande, Jr.aEuros

Madisonville, LA aEuros

Louisiana WEA

Innovative Technology AwardaEuros

Webitat for Lagoons by Entex Technologies Inc.aEuros

Chapel Hill, NCaEuros

ThermWin Energy Recovery from Wastewater by Huber Technology, Inc.aEuros

Huntersville, NCaEuros

WAVE - Water Analysis via Exploration by Industrial and Environmental Concepts, Inc.aEuros

Lakeville, MNaEuros

Flygt Experior by Flygt a Xylem BrandaEuros

Charlotte, NCaEurosaEuros

McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration or Sustainable Use AwardaEuros

"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, NC

Outstanding Member Association Award

Virginia Water Environment Association

Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional AwardaEuros

Jeff SoberaEuros

Frisco, TX

WEA of Texas

Public Education Awards

aEurosIndividual Category:

Mahmoud MoaikelaEuros

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian WEAaEurosaEuros

Member Association Category: aEuros

New England Water Environment AssociationaEurosaEuros

Other Category:

Fort Wayne Utilities

Fort Wayne, Ind.aEurosaEuros

Public Officials AwardaEuros

Penelope A. Gross, Fairfax County, Va., Board of Supervisors

Ken Ulman, County Executive of Howard County, Md.

aEurosRudolfs 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 CommissionaEuros

Providence, RIaEuros

WEF Canham Graduate Studies ScholarshipaEuros

David Hanigan, aEurosArizona State UniversityaEuros

Tempe, AZaEurosAZ

Arizona Water AssociationaEurosaEuros

WEF Safety AwardaEuros

Orange County Sanitation DistrictaEuros

Fountain Valley, CA

WEFTEC 2014 will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center from Sept. 27 - Oct.1. Visit for the latest conference details. For more information about the WEF Awards, please

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