Awards and Former Recipients

 
Chesapeake Water Environment Association Awards 
CWEA Member Association Award Nomination Form

Contact: CWEA 
 
WEF Member Association Awards
William D. Hatfield Award
The William D. Hatfield Award is presented to operators of wastewater treatment plants for outstanding performance and professionalism.
Award Criteria
Recipient should be a current member in good standing who has contributed to the dissemination of information concerning advancement in the field. 
Eligibility
The individual recipient must be a current member in good standing of CWEA.
Nominations Deadline: June 1, 2018
 
Arthur Sidney Bedell Award
The Arthur Sidney Bedell Award was established to acknowledge extraordinary personal service to a Member Association.
Award Criteria
Recipient should be a current member in good standing who has organizational leadership, administrative service, membership activity, stimulation of technical function, or similar particapation. 
Eligibility
The individual recipient must be a current member in good standing of CWEA.
Nominations Deadline: June 1, 2018
 
Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award
This award recognizes individuals for outstanding performance, professionalism and contributions to the water quality analysis profession.
Award Criteria
Recipient should be a current member in good standing who must be employed at an educational facility laboratory, industrial, commercial, or municipal laboratory which performs wastewater-related analysis, and must have direct analytical responsibilities.    

Eligibility
The individual recipient must be a current member in good standing of CWEA. Candidate are eligible for this award only once.
Nominations Deadline: June 1, 2018

George W. Burke Award
Presented to a municipality or industrial wastewater facility for an active and effective safety program. 
Award Criteria
Recipient should be a current member in good standing who is able to provide documented and illustrated safety program and safety record of the facility for the preceding calendar year. 

Eligibility
The individual recipient must be a current member in good standing of CWEA.
Nominations Deadline: June 1, 2018
 
WEF Awards
WEF Award Information

Quarter Century Operator’s Club
Award is presented at the CWEA Annual Conference.
Details and application
 
Committee Awards Asset Management Award
The CWEA Asset Management Service Award was established by the CWEA Asset Management Committee in 2016 to acknowledge extraordinary personal service to the Association while working to promote asset management principles across the Water/Sewer/Wastewater Treatment industry. The award will be presented to an individual for contributions to the advancement of the state of the art of asset management within the Water/Sewer/Wastewater Treatment industry. The annual honoree will be presented with a plaque designating the recipient as the Asset Management Committee Service Award winner, and presented at the CWEA Annual Business Luncheon.
Award Criteria
Recipient should be a current member in good standing who has distinguished themselves through their efforts, contributions, and promotion of the Association and its programs, relative to asset management.
Eligibility
The individual recipient must be a current member in good standing of CWEA.
Nomination Process
Nominations (including contact information and pertinent accomplishments) should be forwarded to the CWEA Asset Management Committee for evaluation. The Asset Management Committee Chair and Vice-Chair are responsible for making the final selection of award recipient.
Nominations Deadline: June 1, 2018

Golden Manhole Award
The Golden Manhole Society Award was established by the CWEA Collection System Committee to acknowledge extraordinary personal service to the Association while working to promote wastewater collection system understanding, operation and maintenance, training and continuing education.  The award will be presented to an individual for contributions to the advancement of the state of the art of wastewater collection.  The annual honoree(s) will be presented with the coveted CWEA Golden Manhole Society lapel pin at the CWEA Annual Business Luncheon.
Award Criteria
Recipient should be a current member in good standing who has distinguished themselves through their efforts, contributions, and promotion of the Association and its programs, relative to wastewater collection systems.  Individuals should also have outstanding efforts in the area of wastewater collection system evaluation and rehabilitation.
Eligibility
The individual recipient must be a current member in good standing of CWEA.
Nomination Process
Nominations (including contact information and pertinent accomplishments) should be forwarded to the CWEA Collection Systems Committee for evaluation.  The Collection Systems Committee is responsible for making the final selection of award recipient. 
Nominations Deadline: June 1, 2018

Golden Rain Drop Award
The Golden Rain Drop Award was established by the CWEA Stormwater Committee to acknowledge extraordinary personal service to the Association while working to promote stormwater management understanding, operation & maintenance, training and continuing education.  The award will be presented to an individual for contributions to the advancement of the state of the art of stormwater management.  The annual honoree will be presented with the conveted CWEA Golden Rain Drop lapel pin at the CWEA Annual Awards Business Luncheon.
Award Criteria
Recipient should be a current member in good standing who has distinguished themselves through their efforts, contributions, and promotion of the Association and its programs, relative to stormwater management systems.  Individuals should also have outstanding efforts in the area of stormwater remediation and water quality initiatives.
Eligibility
The individual recipient must be a current member in good standing of CWEA.
Nomination Process
Nominations (including contact information and pertinent accomplishments) should be forwarded to the CWEA Stormwater Committee for evaluation.  The Stormwater Committee is responsible for making the final selection of award recipient. 
Nominations Deadline: June 1, 2018