WEF Announces 2009 Excellence Award Winners
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) on Sept. 1 announced the recipients of the 2009 WEF Excellence Awards.
The awards will be presented at the WEF Awards and Presidential Celebration Reception during WEFTEC®.09, WEF’s 82nd annual technical exhibition and conference, on Oct. 13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
The recipients are:
Camp Applied Research Medal--Ronald W. Crites
Collection Systems Award-- Gary A. Wyatt (posthumously)
Eddy Wastewater Principles and Processes Medal-- Dr. Remembrance Newcombe, Dr. Rebecca Rule, Brian Hart, Gregory Moller, Daniel Strawn, Tracy Grant, and Susan Childers
Emerson Distinguished Service Medal -- Dr. Richard D. Kuchenrither
Engelbrecht International Achievement Award -- James H. Clark
Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal -- Dr. Desmond F. Lawler, University of Texas – Austin
Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal -- Barry Pomeroy
Hazardous Waste Management Award -- Jeffrey L. Pintenich
Industrial Water Quality Achievement Award -- DuPont Engineering, Kenneth N. Wood
Industrial Water Quality Lifetime Achievement Award -- Davis L. Ford
Innovative Technology Award -- ADS Environmental Services – Sliicer.com (Collection Systems)
McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration, Sustainable Use Medal -- Dr. Genxu Wang, Dr. Jian Zhou, Dr. Jumpei Kubota, and Su Jimaping
Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional Award -- Fran Burlingham, P.E.
Public Education Award – Three Categories -- Julie Karleskint (Individual), North Carolina Water Environment Association (Member Association), and the Western Virginia Water Authority (Other)
Rudolfs Industrial Waste Management Medal -- William C. Hiatt and C.P. Leslie Grady Jr.
Water Quality Improvement Award -- Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship -- Hector A. Garcia
WEFTEC.09 will feature 122 technical sessions, 31 workshops, nine facility tours and the latest research, training, solutions and cutting-edge technologies available in the water quality field.. Visit www.weftec.org for the latest conference details.