Award Description

Established in 2017, this award recognizes and honors the contributions of an individual for programs and projects at their organization that support sustainability in the water environment or make use of green infrastructure in the design of water reclamation facilities or in wastewater treatment processes.


Policy and Procedures

1.     Criteria:

a.     Projects that promote sustainability, by promoting the reclamation and reuse of water and other materials generated by or for use in the treatment of wastewater and/or the use of non-traditional materials, processes and technology in the building and design of water reclamation facilities or in the management and treatment processes of those facilities.

b.     Member of CSWEA and WEF.

c.     Candidates are eligible for this award only once.

2.     The 1st Vice President shall be responsible for soliciting nominations for the Sustainability & Green Infrastructure Award to be presented to the General Awards Committee no later than December 1st.

3.     The Sustainability & Green Infrastructure Award shall consist of a suitably inscribed award indicating the recipient’s name and year of award.


For Information, Contact:

Amy Haque
Phone: 855-692-7932



Mike Holland

Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District



2022Not awarded
2021Andy Kaminski, Milwaukee MSD
2020Michael Mucha, Madison MSD
2019Joshua Gad, City of Monkato
2018Nick Menninga, Downers Grove Sanitary District
2017Mark Doneux, Capitol Region Watershed District

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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