WEFMAX Library

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

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WEF Presentations

Rudolfs Industrial Waste Management

The Rudolfs Medal was established in 1949 and is named after Willem Rudolfs, an active WEF member and primary force in industrial waste research. This award recognizes noteworthy accomplishments in any aspect of industrial waste management research published in WEF Conference Proceedings or a Federation periodical.  


  1. Member of the Water Environment Federation.
  2. Specific consideration is given to the relative value of the research and its potential for broad contribution to industrial waste management.
  3. The literary quality of the written presentation is also a standard of judgment used by the subcommittee for evaluation.
  4. The article or paper must have been published in WEF Conference Proceedings or a Federation periodical in the calendar year immediately preceding consideration.


  • Nomination Form 
  • Specific reasons for nomination (one page maximum)
  • Any other supporting material required under criteria or that you feel would be helpful in the selection process.

Nominations Accepted From:

  • Federation periodicals
  • Member Association publications
  • WEF Conferece proceedings

Note: MA Conference Proceedings are not eligible for nomination.