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The W. Wesley Eckenfelder Industrial Water Quality Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes and honors an individual who has made substantial and measurable engineering, scientific, and/or operations contributions to the management or treatment of industrial wastes related to the improvement of water quality.


i. Member of the Water Environment Federation
ii. A minimum of 25 years of significant technical contributions and impact on the body of engineering, scientific, and operational knowledge related to the treatment and/or disposal of industrial wastes.
iii. Significant contribution to the professional advancement of engineers, scientists and/or other professionals in the area of industrial waste management.


  •  Nomination Form
  •  Resume of the nominee emphasizing career achievements
  •  Specific reasons for nomination (one page maximum)
  •  Any other supporting material required under the selection criteria or that would be helpful in the selection process

Nominations Accepted From:

  • WEF Members
  • Member Associations

Nominations Deadline:

A final copy of your nomination must be received by April 1.

Click here to nominate!