CSWEA Water Technology Innovator Award

Award Description

Established in 2019, this award recognizes individuals or groups that look beyond the traditional water and wastewater operational models and incorporate or advance sustainable principles and cutting-edge practices, with a focus on resource recovery, efficiency, and sustainability.



Randy Wirtz
Strand Associates


Past Recipients

2021Corey Bjornberg - Rochester WRP
2020Tracy Hodel - City of St. Cloud
2019Daniel Zitomer - Marquette University

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.