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, June 20 at the 2022 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place London.

William D. Hatfield Award – Call for Nominations 2022

WEAO Award Nomination Form 2022

Deadline to submit a nomination is March 31, 2022.

Golden Maintenance Hole 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, June 20 at the 2022 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London.

Golden Maintenance Hole Award – Call for Nominations 2022

WEAO Award Nomination Form 2022

Deadline to submit a nomination is March 31, 2022.

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, June 20 at the 2022 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London.

Geoffrey TG Scott Award – Call for Nominations 2022

WEAO Award Nomination Form 2022

Deadline to submit a nomination is March 31, 2022.

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, June 20 at the 2022 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London.

Outstanding YP – Call for Nominations 2022

WEAO Award Nomination Form 2022

Deadline to submit a nomination is March 31, 2022.

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, June 20 at the 2022 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London.

George W. Burke Award – Call for Nominations 2022

WEAO Award Nomination Form 2022

Deadline to submit a nomination is March 31, 2022.

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, June 20 at the 2022 WEAO Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition at RBC Place in London. 

Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award – Call for Nominations 2022

WEAO Award Nomination Form 2022

Deadline to submit a nomination is March 31, 2022.

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 2022 WEAO Student Design Competition will take place virtually on March 26, 2022.

Residuals and Biosolids Awards

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.  

For details on these Awards, including submission deadline, click here.

The deadline for submission of nominations is January 13, 2023 via email to weao@weao.org.

OWWA/WEAO Climate Action Award

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Intelligent Water Solutions Challenge

The Challenge focuses on innovative solutions to engineering and operation problems facing water and wastewater utilities.

For details on the challenge, click here

Deadline for Challenge Solution Submission is January 13, 2023