Individual Awards
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Individual Awards

Below is a list of awards offered by NC AWWA-WEA to individuals. Click on links below for more information on each award!

 

AWWA Membership Awards

This award is presented each year to individuals “whose knowledge and accomplishments in the field of water supply entitle him/her to special recognition.” An Honorary Member shall have all the rights and privileges of an Active Member and shall be exempt from paying dues. All members of AWWA and others “whose knowledge and accomplishments in the field of water supply entitle him/her to special recognition” are eligible for the award. 

 J.M. Jarrett Award

The J.M. Jarrett Award was created in 1972 to recognize and honor individuals or organizations for major contributions of lasting achievement toward improvement of the environment.

Special Recognition Award

The NC AWWA-WEA Special Recognition Award is given annually by the NC AWWA-WEA Chair to members of the Association who by his/her efforts and contribution has demonstrated outstanding service to NC AWWA-WEA. 

 

Arthur Sidney Bedell Award

To acknowledge extraordinary personal service to the member associations the Arthur Sidney Bedell Award was established in 1948. Each member association is privileged to name one of its members to receive this award, which may be based on organizational leadership, administrative service, membership activity, stimulation of technical functions, or similar participation.

Kasey Monroe Outstanding Service Award

The NC AWWA-WEA Kasey Monroe Outstanding Service Award is given annually by the Governing Body of the NC AWWA-WEA to that member of the Association who by his/her efforts and contribution has demonstrated outstanding service to NC AWWA-WEA.

Wastewater Collection Operator of the Year Award

This award was created by the NC AWWA-WEA Board of Directors in 1988 and is given to that individual who has contributed much to the successful operation and maintenance of sewage collection systems.

 

Disaster Preparedness Award

The NC AWWA-WEA Disaster Preparedness Award is presented to individuals and utilities in acknowledgment of outstanding achievement in advancing disaster preparedness initiatives thereby strengthening our preparedness and increasing our resolve to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of natural disasters, man-made disasters, and acts of aggression against our locality, county, state, and nation.

Kenneth J. Miller Founders’ Award

The Kenneth J. Miller Founders’ Award was established in 2001 by the Board of Directors of Water For People to honor outstanding volunteer service being contributed to this international humanitarian effort.

Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award

This award, established in 1993, is presented each year to a wastewater laboratory analyst with outstanding performance, professionalism and contributions to the water quality analysis profession.

Donald E. Francisco Educator of the Year Award

This award, established in 2003, is given annually by the Association to a member who demonstrates outstanding service to the Association and the industry through education and training of water and wastewater professionals. 

Operator's Meritorious Service Award

Recognizes the special performance of a member in one or more of the following: Continuous compliance, consistent and outstanding contribution to plant maintenance, the development of new and/or modified equipment or significant process modifications, special efforts in the training of treatment plant operators, special acts not directly related to water treatment, but which demonstrate dedication to the public beyond the normal operating responsibilities, consistent and outstanding contribution to operation and/or maintenance of distribution lines, pump stations and reservoirs.

Water Distribution Operator of the Year Award

This award was created by the NC AWWA-WEA Board of Directors in 1988 and is given each year to that individual who has contributed much to the successful operation and maintenance of a water distribution system.

 


George Warren Fuller Award

This award, established in 1937, is given each year to members of the Association, designated by the Sections, for their distinguished service to the water supply field and in commemoration of the sound engineering skill, the brilliant diplomatic talent, and the constructive leadership of the members of the Association who exemplified the life of George Warren Fuller one of America’s most eminent engineers.

Raymond E. “Red” Ebert Award

This award was established by the NC AWWA-WEA Board of Directors in 1988 and is presented to the member who has made a significant contribution to the practice of operating a water distribution or wastewater collection system.

WEF Membership Awards

Honorary membership is extended to persons who have proven their preeminence in the fields of activity encompassed by Federation objectives. 

Golden Manhole Society

The Golden Manhole Award is a method to recognize those individuals who are significant contributors to the advancement of the Systems Design, Education, Training, Certification, Construction, Operations, Maintenance, and Management of Water Distribution Systems or Wastewater Collection Systems.  This award will provide a permanent recognition of efforts that promote professionalism and pride among those involved in Collection and Distribution Systems activities.

Safewater Maintenance Technician of the Year Excellence Award

The selection will be based on an appropriate weighing following list of criteria: Maintenance certifications and training, active membership in professional associations, years of service, recommendations from supervisors and/or other professionals, professional accomplishments, training and sharing of skills and abilities with other professionals, other criteria as deemed appropriate by the committee.

William D. Hatfield Award

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

Industrial WWTP Operator of the Year Award

These awards recognize the Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators in North Carolina who have demonstrated outstanding ability, devotion and technical expertise in the operation of an Industrial Wastewater Treatment Facility. 

Select Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovelers (5-S)

Formed in 1986, the purpose of the North Carolina Select Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovelers shall be the betterment of the NC Water Environment Association and the promotion of its objectives. Selection for membership will be considered a high honor, consistent with other Association awards and will recognize long and faithful service to the Association.

 

Wilbur E. Long, Jr. Operator of the Year Award

The purpose of the award is to recognize any properly certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in North Carolina who has exhibited outstanding knowledge and innovation in the continuing operation of a wastewater treatment facility or who has contributed his time and efforts toward the training, education, and general upgrading of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator or who has devised, discovered or invented devices or techniques which enhance the science of plant operation.

 

 

 
 
 
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