2017 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science™ Competition Winners

E3S

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

The Evolution of STAR from Laboratory Concept to Full-Scale In Situ Implementation
Entrant: Savron, A Division of Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: Scott Drew, LSRP
Location: Newark, New Jersey


Design

Grand Prize

Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility South Secondary Improvements Project
Entrant: Carollo Engineers, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: John Fraser, P.E.
Location: Denver, Colorado

Grand Prize

Groundwater Reliability Improvement Project (GRIP)
Entrant: Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD)
Engineer in Charge: Robb Whitaker, P.E.
Location: Pico Rivera, California

Honor Award

O'Brien WRP Adds Wastewater UV Disinfection System
Entrant: Greeley and Hansen
Engineer in Charge: Paul Vogel, P.E.
Location: Skokie, Illinois


Environmental Sustainability

Grand Prize

Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 5 Battery Storage
Entrant: Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA)
Engineer in Charge: Chris Berch, P.E., BCEE
Location: Chino, California

Honor Award

A Biophilic MyWaterway@Punggol - Innovative Floating Wetlands and Freshwater-Tolerant Mangroves
Entrant: Housing & Development Board (HDB) Singapore
Engineer in Charge: Mr. Lim Han, Vincent
Location: Punggol Eco-Town, Singapore

Honor Award

Groundwater Replenishment System Final Expansion Feasibility Study
Entrant: Orange County Sanitation District/Orange County Water District
Engineer in Charge: Rob Thompson, P.E.
Location: Fountain Valley, California


Industrial Waste Practice

Grand Prize and W. Wesley Eckenfelder Industrial Waste Management Medal Recipient sponsored by AquAeTer

El Dorado, AR Thermal Treatment Facility Expansion
Entrant: CDM Smith
Engineer in Charge: Robert Burkard, P.E., BCEE
Location: El Dorado, Arkansas


Operations/Management

Grand Prize

Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 5 Battery Storage
Entrant: Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA)
Engineer in Charge: Chris Berch, P.E., BCEE
Location: Chino, California


Planning

Grand Prize

Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 5 Battery Storage
Entrant: Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA)
Engineer in Charge: Chris Berch, P.E., BCEE
Location: Chino, California

Honor Award

Miami-Dade Ocean Outfall Legislation Program
Entrant: CH2M
Engineer in Charge: Evelio Agustin, P.E.
Location: Countywide, Miami Dade County, Florida

Honor Award

Biosolids Master Plan
Entrant: Orange County Sanitation Districts
Engineer in Charge: Robert C. Thompson
Location: Fountain Valley, California


Research

Grand Prize

Physics-Based Management Optimization Technology for Supporting Environmental and Water Resource Management
Entrant: HydroGeoLogic, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: Larry M. Deschaine, Ph.D., P.E., and Varut Guvanasen, Ph.D., P.E.
Location: Reston, Virginia

Honor Award

Biotrickling Filter for Digester Gas Hydrogen Sulfide Control at the JWPCP
Entrant: Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
Engineer in Charge: Grace Robinson Hyde, P.E., BCEE
Location: Whitter, California


Small Firms

No winners for 2017.


Small Projects

Grand Prize

Innovative Approach for Implementing Performance-Based Remediation Project
Entrant: HydroGeoLogic, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: Roy Evans, P.E. and Varut Guvanasen, Ph.D., P.E.
Location: Former Fort Ord, California

Honor Award

Scottsdale Booster Pump Station 71
Entrant: City of Scottsdale & GHD, Inc.
Engineer in Charge: Bill Roberts, P.E., BCEE
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona


University Research

Grand Prize

Novel and Advanced Hybrid Oxidation and Enzymatic Technologies for Emerging Trace Environmental Contaminants
Entrant: Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
Engineer in Charge: Dr. Satinder Kaur Brar and Dr. Rao Y. Surampalli, P.E., BCEE
Location: Quebec, Canada

Honor Award

Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) Waste: Fate and Transport in Interceptors and Sewers, Energy and Recovery Through Anaerobic Co-Digestion
Entrant: North Carolina Research Team: Dr. Joel J. Ducoste, BCEEM, Dr. Francis L. de los Reyes, III, and Dr. Tarek N. Aziz
Person in Charge: Joel D. Ducoste, Ph.D., BCEEM
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

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Quick Links


AUG

30

2017

FREE AAEES Live Webinar: Plant No. 5 Battery Storage - Operations Management Part 2 & 3.

Click here to access the recording of the webinar.

SEP

27

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: The Evolution of STAR from Laboratory Concept to Full-Scale In Situ Implementation

Starts 12 PM Eastern. Click here to register.

OCT

02

2017

AAEES Breakfast at WEFTEC

Starts 7 AM. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Krishna Pagilla P.E., BCEE, Professor and Environmental Engineering Program Director at the University of Nevada, Reno. Click here to register.

OCT

11

2017

FREE AAEES Webinar: Novel and Advanced Hybrid Oxidation and Enzymatic Technologies for Emerging Trace Environmental Contaminants

Click here to register.

OCT

12

2017

2017 AAEES Annual West Coast Event: After Decades of Indirect Potable Reuse (IPR); Are We Ready for Next Step, Direct Potable Reuse (DPR)?

Register now at: http://bit.ly/2017WestCoastEvent

OCT

12

2017

CNY Environmental Symposium: Emerging Issues and Challenges

There will be six one-hour speeches. It will be a one day environmental symposium with a balance between environmental science and engineering issues with focus on emerging issues. Register now at: http://bit.ly/AAEES2017NYConference.

OCT

17

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: Physics-Based Management Optimization (PBMO™) Technology Presentation

Click here to register now.

OCT

19

2017

AAEES Technical Conference: Protecting Our Precious Resource – Texas Water

AAEES will be hosting a one-day technical conference in San Antonio, Texas in conjunction with the Academy's Board of Trustees Meeting the following day. The selected speakers represent the "Best of the Best" professionals. Register online now at http://bit.ly/2017TXConference.

OCT

20

2017

AAEES Fall Board of Trustees Meeting - San Antonio, TX

NOV

14

2017

Innovative Approach for Implementing Performance-Based Remediation at Fort Ord

Starts at 12 PM Eastern. Click here to register.



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