2017 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science™ Competition Winners

E3S

The award recipients are listed below. Click on the links to view a full profile of each 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 Recyling 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 Recyling 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 Recyling 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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JAN

18

2017

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08

2017

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09

2017

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14

2017

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