2013 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

Altoona Westerly WWTP Biological Nutrient Removal Upgrade & Expansion
Entrant: Gwin, Dobson & Foreman and Bassett Engineering
Engineer in Charge: Mark Glenn, P.E., BCEE
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania


Design

Grand Prize

Newtown Creek South Battery Upgrade
Entrant: Greeley and Hansen
Engineer in Charge: Cliff Pomerantz, P.E.
Location: Corona, New York

Honor Award

Secondary Activated Sludge Facility 2 at Plant No. 1
(OCSD P1-102)

Entrant: Black & Veatch Corporation
Engineer in Charge: James H. Clark, P.E.
Location: Fountain Valley, California

Cherry Island Landfill Vertical Expansion Project
Entrant: Geosyntec Consultants
Engineer in Charge: Thomas Ramsey, P.E., BCEE
Location: Wilmington, Delaware


Environmental Sustainability

Grand Prize

Belfair Wastewater and Reclamation Facilities
Entrant: CH2M Hill
Engineer in Charge: Elizabeth Hill, P.E.
Location: Belfair, Washington

Honor Award

HRSD York River Treatment Plant DEMON Sidestream Deammonification
Entrant: HRSD
Engineer in Charge: Charles Bott, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Location: Seaford, Virginia


Industrial Waste Practice

Grand Prize and W. Wesley Eckenfelder Industrial Waste Management Medal Recipient

Florence Recycling Center Stormwater and Wastewater Treatment Facility
Entrant:CDM Smith
Engineer in Charge: Jeffrey A. Mills, P.E., BCEE
Location: Florence, South Carolina


Operations/Management

Grand Prize

HaulPass® Automated Debris Management System
Entrant: ARCADIS
Engineer in Charge: John Nocera, P.E., BCEE
Location: Independence, Missouri


Planning

Grand Prize

Clearwater Program - Beyond Tunnel Vision
Entrant: Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
Engineer in Charge: Grace Robinson Chan, P.E., BCEE
Location: Whittier, California

Honor Award

Holistic CSO Long-Term Control Plan Update
Entrant: Greeley and Hansen
Engineer in Charge: Federico Maisch, P.E., BCEE
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia


Research

Grand Prize

Unlocking the Mysteries of Mainstream Deammonification - A Paradigm Shift in the Wastewater Industry
Entrant: DC Water, Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD)
Engineer in Charge: Sudhir Murthy, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Location: Washington, DC

Honor Award

Innovative Multi-Component Technology for Effective DNAPL Cleanup at Building 134, Hunters Point Naval Shipyard
Entrant: CDM Smith
Engineer in Charge: Lawrence Davidson, P.E., BCEE
Location: San Francisco, California


Small Firms

Grand Prize

Mountain Water & Sanitation District Radionuclide Mitigation Project
Entrant: AquaWorks DBO, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: Adam Sommers, P.E.
Location: Conifer, Colorado

Honor Award

City of Cayce 25.0 MGD Regional WWTP
Entrant: American Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: William H. Bingham, Jr., P.E.
Location: Cayce, South Carolina


Small Projects

Grand Prize

Baltimore County Public Schools Water Treatment Program
Entrant: Green and Sustainable Services, LLC
Engineer in Charge: Thomas L. Smith, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Landfill Based Geothermal Heating System
Entrant: CMA Engineers, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: Jeffrey S. Murray, P.E.
Location: Bethlehem, New Hampshire

Honor Award

Onondaga County Save the Rain Water Street Gateway
Entrant: CH2M Hill, New York
Engineer in Charge: Matthew J. Marko, P.E., BCEE
Location: Syracuse, New York


University Research

Grand Prize

Use of Treated Municipal Wastewater as Power Plant Cooling System Makeup Water: Tertiary Treatment versus Expanded Chemical Regimen for Recirculating Water Quality Management
Entrant: Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh
Engineer in Charge: David A. Dzombak, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Location: Pennsylvania

Determining Atmospheric Plume Opacity Using Low-Cost Digital Still Cameras
Entrant: University of Illinois/ERDC-CERL
Engineer in Charge: Mark J. Rood, Ph.D., BCEEM, and Byung J. Kim, Ph.D.
Location: Urbana, Illinois

Honor Award

Improving Energy Sustainability of Wastewater Treatment by Low DO Nitrification Process
Entrant: Illinois Institute of Technology
Engineer in Charge: Krishna Pagilla, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, Stephanie Kunkel, MS
Location: Chicago, Illinois

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JUL

20

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 5 Battery Storage: Part 1 - Planning for Sustainability

Thank you to all who participated. A video of the webinar will be posted when it is available.

AUG

15

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: Physics-Based Management Optimization (PBMO™) Technology Presentation

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AUG

30

2017

FREE AAEES Live Webinar: Plant No. 5 Battery Storage - Operations Management Part 2 & 3.

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SEP

14

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: Novel and Advanced Hybrid Oxidation and Enzymatic Technologies for Emerging Trace Environmental Contaminants

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27

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: The Evolution of STAR from Laboratory Concept to Full-Scale In Situ Implementation

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OCT

02

2017

AAEES Breakfast at WEFTEC

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OCT

12

2017

2017 AAEES Annual West Coast Event: After Decades of Indirect Potable Reuse (IPR); Are We Ready for Next Step, Direct Potable Reuse (DPR)?

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OCT

12

2017

Environmental Symposium, Hampton Inn & Suites, Cazenovia, New York

There will be six one-hour speeches. It will be a one day environmental symposium with a balance between environmental science and engineering issues with focus on emerging issues. For information, contact Howard LaFever at howard.lafever@ghd.com.

OCT

19

2017

AAEES Technical Conference: Protecting Our Precious Resource – Texas Water

AAEES will be hosting a one-day technical conference in San Antonio, Texas in conjunction with the Academy's Board of Trustees Meeting the following day. The selected speakers represent the "Best of the Best" professionals. Registration TBA.

OCT

20

2017

AAEES Fall Board of Trustees Meeting - San Antonio, TX

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NOV

14

2017

Innovative Approach for Implementing Performance-Based Remediation at Fort Ord

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