Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award
The WEF Board of Directors established this award in 1993 to recognize individuals for outstanding performance, professionalism, and contributions to the water quality analysis profession.
Arthur Sidney Bedell Award
The Arthur Sidney Bedell Award was established to acknowledge extraordinary personal service to a Member Association. The award is named for Arthur Sidney Bedell, the second president of the Federation who exemplified its purpose by his long devotion and service to the New York Sewage and Industrial Wastes Association. He was Chief of the Bureau of Sewage and Waste Disposal of the New York State Department of Health.
William D. Hatfield Award
The William D. Hatfield Award is presented to a wastewater treatment plant operator for outstanding performance and professionalism. The award was established in honour of Dr. William D. Hatfield, Superintendent of the Decatour, Illinois Sanitary District, who was President of the Central States Sewage Works Association in 1944-45 and served as President of the Federation in 1958-59.
George W. Burke, Jr. Award
This award was established in 1982 in honor of George W. Burke, Jr., for his many years of service to both the water environment field and the Federation as staff manager of technical services. Mr. Burke was instrumental in developing the Federation's annual safety survey and assisting in the production of several safety training aids and promotional packets. The purpose of this award is to encourage an active and effective safety program in municipal and industrial wastewater facilities.
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