2011 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science™ Competition Winners

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The award recipients are listed below. Click on the links to view a full profile of each project.

Superior Achievement

Talking Water Gardens
Entrant: CH2M Hill
Engineer in Charge: Mark Madison, P.E.
Location: Albany, Oregon


Design

Grand Prize

Arlington County Water Pollution Control Plant Upgrade and Expansion
Entrant: Malcolm Pirnie, the Water Division of ARCADIS
Engineer in Charge: Nicholas O. Rodzianko, P.E., BCEE
Location: Arlington, Virginia

Honor Award

Lake City Army Ammunition Plant
Entrant: ARCADIS, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: Eric Matthew Panhorst, P.E.
Location: Independence, Missouri

Lower Baker Adult Fish Trap Upgrade
Entrant: CDM/R2 Resources, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: Frank Postlewaite, P.E.
Location: Concrete, Washington


Environmental Sustainability

Grand Prize

Clayton County Water Authority Sustainable Water Supply Project
Entrant: CH2M Hill
Engineer in Charge: Wayne D. Murphy, P.E.
Location: Morrow, Georgia

Honor Award

Asheville Sustainability Management Plan
Entrant: CDM and Asheville, North Carolina
Engineer in Charge: Jeffrey F. Payne, P.E., BCEE
Location: Asheville, North Carolina

Catawba County EcoComplex and Resource Recovery Facility Program
Entrant: CDM and Catawba County
Engineer in Charge: Joseph Wiseman, P.E., BCEE
Location: Newton, North Carolina


Operations/Management

Grand Prize

Recovery and Treatment of Construction Stormwater Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority
Entrant: AECOM
Engineer in Charge: Roberto Gonzalez, P.E.
Location: Desoto County, Florida

Honor Award

Green and Blue Drop Certification for Incentive-Based Regulation in the South African Water Sector
Entrant: Department of Water Affairs: Water Service Regulation (State Department)
Engineer in Charge: Leonardo Manus
Location: South Africa


Planning

Grand Prize

Town of Chatham MA Comprehensive Wastewater Management Planning (CWMP) Project
Entrant: GHD Inc. and Town of Chatham
Engineer in Charge: William R. Hall, Jr., P.E., BCEE
Location: Chatham, Massachusetts

Honor Award

Surprise, Arizona Integrated Water Master Plan
Entrant: Malcolm Pirnie, the Water Division of ARCADIS
Engineer in Charge: Timothy Francis, P.E., BCEE
Location: Surprise, Arizona


Research

Grand Prize

Patented & Innovative Cost-Saving Control Device for Facility-Generated Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions, Marathon Refinery
Entrant: ENVIRON International Corporation
Engineer in Charge: Dr. Carl E. Adams, Jr., P.E., BCEE
Location: Garyville, Louisiana

Honor Award

Comparison of Parallel IFAS and ASP Reactors: Oxygen Transfer and Uptake, Nutrient Removal, Carbon and Energy Footprint
Entrant: Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.
Engineer in Charge: Alan Stone, P.E.
Location: McLeansville, North Carolina


Small Projects

Grand Prize

Catalytic Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment System
Entrant: IBM East Fishkill Environmental Engineering
Engineer in Charge: Linda N. Daubert
Location: Hopewell Junction, New York

Honor Award

Wainwright Short Range Radar Station Interim Removal Action
Entrant: Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: Todd Kasteler, P.E.
Location: Wainwright, Alaska


University Research

Grand Prize

The Hydrogen-Based Membrane Biofilm Reactor: A Versatile Platform for Oxidized Contaminants Removal
Entrant: Arizona State University, Center for Environmental Biotechnology & School of Sustainable Engineering and the Build Environment
Engineer in Charge: Bruce E. Rittman, Ph.D., NAE, FAAAS
Location: Temple, Arizona

Honor Award

Organic Gas Capture for Effective Reuse or Disposal
Entrant: University of Illinois
Engineer in Charge: Mark J. Rood, Ph.D., BCEEM
Location: Champaign, Illinois

Pilot Plant Development for Fungal Value-Adding to Low-Value Ethanol Plant Co-Product
Entrant: Iowa Energy Center and Center for Crops Utilization Research, Iowa State University with MycoInnovations
Engineer in Charge: J. (Hans) van Leeuwen, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Location: Ames, Iowa

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