WEFMAX Library

This library offers a depository of MA and WEF presentations by topic as presented at a WEFMAX

MA Host Sessions 

Becoming Financially Stable

Committee Engagement

Influencing Public Policy

Operator Engagement / Professionalism

Public Outreach / Education

Succession Planning 

WEF Presentations

2013 WEF Award Recipients

Camp Applied Research Award
Krishna Pagilla
Chicago, IL
Central States/Illinois WEA

Collection Systems Award
Robert Villee
Middlesex, NJ
New Jersey WEA

Eddy Wastewater Principles/Processes Medal
Jes Vollertsen
Thorkild Hvitved Jacobsen
Asbjørn Haaning Nielsen

'Effect of Sewer Headspace Air-Flow on Hydrogen Sulfide Removal by Corroding Concrete Surfaces', WER,
March 2012, v. 84, no. 3, pgs. 265-273

Emerson Distinguished Service Award
Rao Y. Surampalli
Lenexa, KS
Nebraska WEA

Engelbrecht International Achievement Award
Mayumi Koseki
Japan Sewage Works Association

Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal
Krishna Pagilla
Chicago, IL
Central States/Illinois WEA

Gascoigne Wastewater Treatment Plant Operational Improvement Medal
Gary R. Johnson
James Thurrott
Manjiang (MJ) Chen

'Optimizing Low-Level Nitrogen Removal', Water Environment & Technology, June 2012, v. 24 no. 6
pg. 46

Honorary Membership
Congresswoman Donna Edwards
Washington, DC

Ken Kirk
Washington, DC
Chesapeake WEA/ Federal WQA/ New England WEA

Industrial Water Quality Lifetime Achievement Award
Sam E. Shelby, Jr.
Brentwood, TN
Kentucky-Tennessee WEA

Innovative Technology Award
Pasteurization Technology Group
San Leandro, CA

Electro Scan, Inc.
Sacramento, CA

Trojan Technologies
London, Ontario, Canada

Centrisys Centrifuge Thickener - THK Series
Centrisys Corporation
Kenosha, WI

McKee Groundwater Protection, Restoration or Sustainable Use Award
Foued El Ayni
Semia Cherif
Amel Jrad
Malika Trabelsi-Ayadi

'A New Approach for the Assessment of Groundwater Quality and Its Suitability for Irrigation: A Case 
Study of the Korba Coastal Aquifer (Tunisia, Africa)',
WER, August 2012, v. 84, no. 8

Outstanding Member Association Award
Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT)

Outstanding Young Water Environment Professional Award
Joan Fernandez
Beltsville, MD
Chesapeake WEA

Public Education Awards
Individual Category
Thomas Meholic
Oakhurst, NJ
New Jersey WEA

WEF Member Association Category
Water Environment Association of Ontario

Other Category
Clay Township Regional Waste District
Indianapolis, IN

Public Officials Award
Debra Shore
Commissioner - Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Alexander J. Russin
Resident Country Director
Millennium Challenge Corporation

Howard M. Neukrug
Water Commissioner
City of Philadelphia

Rudolfs Industrial Waste Management Medal
Yong H. Huang
Phani K. Peddi
Cilai Tang
Hui Zeng
Jason (Xinjun) Teng

'Pilot Demonstration of the Activated Iron Process for Removing Heavy Metals from Flue-Gas-
Desulfurization (FGD) Wastewater',
Proceedings of WEFTEC 2012

WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship
Ryan C. Locicero
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Florida WEA

WEF Safety Award
CH2M HILL/ Fort Campbell Project
Fort Campbell, KY