Awards

Awards administered by Maine Water Environment Association (MEWEA) 

Charles Perry Collection System Award
Communications Award
David Anderson Laboratory Excellence Award
Industrial Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
Outstanding Service Award
Pretreatment Excellence Award
Richard B. Goodenow Award
Roger Gagne Award 
Young Professional Award 

Awards administered by New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA)
Awards administered by Water Environment Association (WEF)
Awards administered by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Maine DEP presents a Certificate of Achievement each year at the MEWEA Fall Convention.  Decision on the recipient(s) of these Certificates is entirely at Maine DEP’s discretion; MEWEA does not nominate people or facilities or provide feedback.

Recent recipients include:

2016: Alan Hitchcock of the Caribou Utilities District
2015: City of Biddeford Wastewater Division
2014: Phyllis Arnold Rand (Water Quality Coordinator; Greater Augusta Utility District) and the City of Brewer, accepted by Ken Locke (Director of Environmental Services) and Lou Colburn (Chief Operator and Pretreatment Coordinator, Water Pollution Control Facility)
2013: (unknown)
2012: York Sewer District
2011: Joan Kiszely and Nancy Sargent (Maine Municipal Association) and Robert Gunderson (Bethel WWTF)
2010: Kent Mitchell (Livermore Falls WWTP), Sanford Sewerage District, Steven Tapley (Kittery WWTP), and the Sabattus Sanitary District
2009: Brad Roland (City of Portland), the Bath WWTP, Newport Sanitary District, the Thomaston Water Pollution Control Department, Russ Mathers (Wilton), and Mike Broadbent (Richmond Utilities District)
2008: City of Bangor WWTF, Saco WWTF, and Tammy Bonner (Danforth)

 

Awards administered by the Maine Joint Environmental Training Coordinating Committee (JETCC)

The Maine Joint Environmental Training Coordinating Committee (JETCC) administers the following award and recognition programs.

Lee Agger Award
The Lee Agger Award was created by the JETCC Board to recognize fellow environmental professionals who have shown a dedication to JETCC. It is presented annually at the Maine Water Environment Association’s Convention. Selection criteria is based on meritorious support and service to environmental training in the State of Maine by an individual(s) or facility /organization. Learn more at: http://jetcc.org/lee-agger-award.php

Recent recipients:

2016: Jack Berry from Ted Berry Co.
2015: Brunswick Sewer District
2014: Tim LeVasseur (Superintendent, Kennebec Sanitary Treatment District; Waterville, ME)

JETCC Founder’s Award

The JETCC Founders Award is given annually to an operator, maintenance worker or laboratory personnel working in a municipal or industrial wastewater treatment system in Maine. The JETCC Founders Award is intended to recognize a staff member working in a plant or wastewater system. Learn more at: http://jetcc.org/founders-award.php

Recent recipients:

2016: Ronald White-Kennebec Sanitary District
2015: Nate Melanson (LAWPCA)
2014: Kirby Pinkham (Senior Operator, Greater Augusta Utility District)

Past Service Award

Recent recipients:

2016: : Darold Wooley- recently retired from Lincoln Sanitary District
2015: John Emerson and Michael Hanson

 

Awards administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The USEPA administers the following award and recognition programs.  The agency may present these at either the MEWEA Spring Conference or Fall Convention.

Decision on the recipient(s) of these awards is entirely at USEPA’s discretion; MEWEA does not nominate people or facilities or provide feedback.

* Operations & Maintenance Excellence Award (Region 1)
* Beneficial Use of Biosolids Award (Region 1)
* CSO Excellence Award (National)
* Beneficial Use of Biosolids (National)
* Pretreatment Excellence Award (National)
* Biosolids Exemplary Management Award (National)
* State Wastewater On-Site Technical Assistance Provider Award

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