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July 18, 2012
Water Environment Federation Announces Winners of the 2012 WEF Excellence Awards
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the winners of the 2012 WEF Excellence Awards. The awards will be presented this October at the WEF Awards and Presidential Celebration Reception during WEFTEC® 2012, WEF’s 85th annual technical exhibition and conference in New Orleans, La.
2012 WEF Excellence Award Recipients
Collection Systems Award
Emerson Distinguished Service Award
Albert (Al) B. Pincince, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Engelbrecht International Achievement Award
Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal
Prof. Perry L. McCarty
Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal
Industrial Water Quality Achievement Award
Rahr Malting Co.
Industrial Water Quality Lifetime Achievement Award
Joseph G. Cleary
Innovative Technology Award
SL-RAT™; InfoSense, Inc.
Bio-Dome (aka Poo-Gloos); Wastewater Compliance Systems, Inc.
Model 4100 Liquid Vacuum Doser; JCS Industries, Inc.
McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration or Sustainable Use Award
Wu Linlin, Zhao Xuan, Zhang Meng
Member Association Safety Award
California Water Environment Association
Morgan Operational Solutions Award
Robert James Baur
Outstanding Member Association Award
Georgia Association of Water Professionals
Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional Award
Public Education Award
Andrew Sullivan – Individual Category
Indiana Water Environment Association – Member Association Category
Western Lake Superior Regional Stormwater Protection Team – Other Category
Public Officials Award
James A. Hanlon, Roy Rogers
Ralph Fuhrman Medal for Outstanding Water Quality Academic-Practice Collaboration
Sudhir Murthy, Walter Bailey, John Novak and Perry Schafer
Rudolfs Industrial Waste Management Medal
Kar Munirathinam, Rangesh Srinivasan, Jeff J. Tudini, Tom A. Sandy and Tim D. Harrison
Schlenz Public Education Award
Dr. Samuel Lee Hancock
Water Quality Improvement Award
Malibu Legacy Park Project
WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship
WEFTEC 2012 will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center from September 29 – October 3, 2012. Visit www.weftec.org for the latest conference details. For more information about the WEF Excellence Awards, please visit www.wef.org.
Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. WEF members, Member Associations, and staff proudly work to achieve our mission to provide bold leadership, champion innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage knowledge to support clean and safe water worldwide.