CSWEA Awards

The following is a listing of the awards that are given by, or through, the Central States Water Environment Association and the qualifications necessary to be considered for an award. Included with each award link is a listing of past award winners. In making this information available to the membership, it is hoped that deserving individuals and organizations may receive the recognition they deserve for their contribution to the Association and the profession.

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For more information contact General Awards Committee co-chairs David Arnott or Doug Henrichsen or the contact person listed for each award.


David Arnott
Ruekert & Mielke
Phone: 262-953-3080

Doug Henrichsen
Brown and Caldwell
Phone: 651-468-2077


Central States Water Environment Association Awards

Operations Award

Collection System Award 

Radebaugh Award

Industrial Environmental Achievement Award

Academic Excellence Award

Outstanding Young Professional Award

Bill Boyle Educator of the Year Award

Water Stewardship Award

CSWEA Service Awards

7 S Society

Golden Manhole Society

Sustainability & Green Infrastructure Award

Kelman Scholarship Award

Student Design Competition

CSWEA Sponsored Activities

Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Student Paper Competition

Water Environment Federation (WEF) Awards

Arthur Sidney Bedell Award

George W. Burke, Jr. Facility Safety Award

William D. Hatfield Award

Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award

Honorary Membership

Quarter Century Operator Award

WEF Service Awards

Outstanding Personal Service
– Charles Alvin Emerson Medal
– Richard S. Englebrecht Award
– Harry E. Schlenz Medal


Excellence in Water Quality Achievement
– Outstanding Achievement in Water Quality Improvement
– Industrial Water Quality Achievement

Service in Engineering Education
– Gordon Maskew Fair Medal

Service in Public Education
– Public Education Award

George Bradley Gascoigne Medal

Project and Professional Excellence
– Thomas R. Camp Medal
– Phillip F. Morgan Medal

Innovative Facility Design Award
George J. Schroepfer Medal




Mission Statement

To provide a Water Environment Federation (WEF) organization (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) offering multiple opportunities for the exchange of water quality knowledge and experiences among its members and the public and to foster a greater awareness of water quality achievements and challenges.

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