2015 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science™ Competition Winners

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The award recipients are listed below. Detailed information on the project categories and awards can be found at: http://www.aaees.org/e3scompetition.php. Click on the links below to view a full profile of each winning project.

Superior Achievement

Bioconversion of Wastes (Wastewater Sludge, Glycerol) to Biodiesel
Entrant: Institut national de la recherche scientifique, INRS-ETE, University of Québec, Canada
Engineers in Charge: R.D. Tyagi, Ph.D, and Rao Y. Surampalli, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Location: Quebec, Canada


Design

Grand Prize

Tucson International Airport Area Groundwater Remediation Project (TARP) Advanced Oxidation Process Water Treatment Facility
Entrant: ARCADIS and Tucson Water
Engineer in Charge: George Maseeh, P.E., BCEE
Location: Tucson, Arizona

Digester Complex Rehabilitation Improvements for Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority
Entrant: CDM Smith
Engineer in Charge: Patrick O'Neill, P.E.
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Honor Award

Whale Creek Sludge Dock & Vessels Projects - Contracts NC-50/50A
Entrant: Greeley and Hansen
Engineers in Charge: Cliff Pomerantz, P.E., and Sundaram Solai, P.E.
Location: New York, New York


Environmental Sustainability

Grand Prize

AVEK Westside Water Bank
Entrant: Kennedy/Jenks Consultants and AECOM
Engineer in Charge: David Ferguson, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Location: Palmdale, California

Honor Award

Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport Sustainability Management Plan
Entrant: CDM Smith
Engineer in Charge: Candace Pearson, P.E.
Location: DFW Airport, Texas


Industrial Waste Practice

No winners for 2015.


Operations/Management

Grand Prize

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Stormwater Capture Master Plan
Entrant: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Engineer in Charge: Mark Hanna, Ph.D., P.E.
Location: Los Angeles, California


Planning

Grand Prize

Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation Valley District Chloride Compliance Program
Entrant: Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
Engineer in Charge: Grace Robinson, Hyde, P.E., BCEE
Location: Santa Clarita, California

Honor Award

North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program (Phase 3)
Entrant: RMC Water and Environment
Engineer in Charge: Lyndel Melton, P.E., BCEE
Location: Patterson, California


Research

Grand Prize

Using Environmental Engineering Tools, Scientific Analyses and Epidemiological Studies to Quantify Human Exposure to Contaminated Drinking Water and to benefit Public Health
Entrant: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Engineer in Charge: Morris L. Maslia, P.E., DEE
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Honor Award

Lowering the Economic, Operation, and Environmental Barriers to Sidestream Deammonification: Pilot Testing of the ANITA Mox® Process
Entrant: Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
Engineer in Charge: Grace Robinson Hyde, P.E., BCEE
Location: Whittier, California


Small Firms

Grand Prize

Point-of-Generation Nitrogen Recovery from Wastewater
Entrant: Applied Environmental Technology
Engineer in Charge: Daniel P. Smith, P.E., BCEE
Location: Tampa, Florida


Small Projects

Grand Prize

Greening Grey Infrastructure: A Lightweight Alternative to Upgrade the District's Water Supply Facilities
Entrant: DC Water
Engineer in Charge: John Cassidy
Location: Washington, DC

Honor Award

Remediation of Mirror Lake Using In-Situ Amendment of Activated Carbon to Sediments
Entrant: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Engineer in Charge: Douglas G. Streaker, P.E.
Location: Dover, Delaware


University Research

Grand Prize

Influence of Selected Land Application Strategies on the Fate and Transport of Antimicrobials and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in the Agricultural Environment
Entrant: Department of Civil Engineering University of Nebraska - Lincoln and Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture
Persons in Charge: Xu Li and Shannon Bartelt-Hunt
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Honor Award

Development of In-Situ Remediation of Contaminated Sediments with Activated Carbon and Transition to Practice
Entrant: Department of Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Engineer in Charge: Upal Ghosh
Location: Baltimore, Maryland

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