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Award Title Description Local Section State
5S Recognizes individuals active in protecting the water environment through participation in Local, State, and/or Federal sponsored activities.  Nominations are being accepted through March 15, 2019.  Please consider nominating your peers who have or are contributing to the advancement of the wastewater profession.  This is not a self-nominating award.  Your peers count on you to recognize their achievements and nominate them. No Yes
CWEA Quarter Century Award Recognizes water professionals for their commitment to improving the quality of life and the protection of the environment. CWEA Quarter Century Recognition Program honorees have dedicated their careers in a challenging and most vital profession, the water environment field. These essential professionals who have spent countless hours improving our water environment include: Operators; Collection System, Maintenance, Laboratory, and Environmental Compliance personnel; Engineers; and Administrators. No Yes
Arthur Sydney Bedell Award (MER Committee Nomination)

The Bedell Award was established to acknowledge extraordinary personal service to a WEF Member Association.

No Yes
George W. Burke (MER Committee Nomination) This award recognizes a municipal or industrial wastewater facility for establishing and maintaining an active and effective safety program. No Yes
William D. Hatfield (O&M Committee Nomination)

The Hatfield Award is presented to operators of wastewater treatment plants for outstanding performance and professionalism.

No Yes
Laboratory Analyst (MER Committee Nomination)

Recognizes individuals for outstanding performance, professionalism and contributions to the water quality analysis profession. The award is presented by a WEF representative at the WEF Member Association annual meeting.

No Yes
Photo Contest

Each year the CWEA Annual Conference Photography Committee holds a photo contest that aligns with the conference theme. CASH PRIZES!

No Yes