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June 12, 2013
Water Environment Federation Announces 2013 WEF Fellows
Designation Recognizes Achievement, Stature, and Contributions in Water Quality
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces fifteen distinguished members as 2013 WEF Fellows recipients. This prestigious designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature, and contributions in the water profession..
“WEF is very pleased to recognize these truly outstanding water quality professionals,” said WEF Executive Director Jeff Eger. “The 2013 Fellows are among the worlds finest in service to water quality, the environment, and public health.”
The WEF Fellow Recognition Program underscores WEF’s reputation as a valuable water quality resource, which is due in large part to the expertise of its diverse membership. WEF Fellows are recognized in various areas of expertise including, but not limited to design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management and leadership.
The 2013 WEF Fellows (see list below) will be recognized during WEFTEC 2013, WEF’s annual technical exhibition and conference to be held in Chicago, Ill., this October 5-9. Click here for more information about the WEF Fellow Recognition Program.
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. To learn more, visit www.wef.org.
2013 WEF Fellows Recipients
Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems
Davis L. Ford & Associates
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Cecil Lue-Hing and Associates, Inc.
Burr Ridge, IL
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Northeast District Office (Retired)
Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology
Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University
WEF Past President
St. Louis, MO
Kansas City, MO
Brown and Caldwell
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA