Awards

Hatfield Award

The William D. Hatfield Award is presented to operators of wastewater treatment plants for outstanding performance and professionalism.  This award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Monday, November 8 at the 2021 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place London.

2021 Nominations will open this summer!

Golden Manhole Award

The Golden Manhole Award recognizes those who have shown dedication to the area of sewer (wastewater and stormwater) collection systems.  This award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Monday, November 8 at the 2021 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London.

2021 Nominations will open this summer!

Geoffrey T. G. Scott Award

The Geoffrey T. G. Scott Memorial Award recognizes a member of the water environment industry in Canada for his/her outstanding example of leadership and inspiration in championing a worthwhile endeavour and thereby advancing the mission of the water environment industry.  This award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Monday, November 8 at the 2021 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London.

2021 Nominations will open this summer!

Outstanding YP Award

The Outstanding Young Professional Award recognizes the contribution of a young professional to the Ontario wastewater industry.   This award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Monday, November 8 at the 2021 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London.

Residuals and Biosolids Awards

Call for Nominations: Exemplary Residuals and Biosolids Management

The Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) is soliciting nominations for the Annual Award for Exemplary Residuals and Biosolids Management, to recognize practitioners that go beyond the minimum requirements and “raise the bar” in the management of residuals and biosolids in Ontario.  

The deadline for submission of nominations is June 25, 2021 via email to weao@weao.org.

For details on the Awards, click here.

For Nomination Guidelines and Form, click here

Deadline: June 25, 2021

Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Committee representing water and wastewater associations awards a student each year for their water and environmental projects.

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Student Design Competition

The WEAO Student Design Competition provides an opportunity for Ontario post-secondary student teams to work on a real-world problem in the water industry. The 2021 WEAO Student Design Competition will take place virtually on March 27, 2021.

George W. Burke Award

The purpose of the George W. Burke, Jr. Award is to encourage an active and effective safety program in municipal and industrial wastewater facilities.  This award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Monday, November 8 at the 2021 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London.

2021 Nominations will open this summer!

Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award

The WEF Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award recognizes an individual for outstanding performance, professionalism and contributions to the water quality analysis profession.  This award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Monday, November 8 at the 2021 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London. 

2021 Nominations will open this summer!