2015 AWWA Academic Achievement Award Winner

(FAIRFAX, VA – March 26, 2015) – Meric Selbes of Hazen and Sawyer has been awarded the first place 2015 AWWA Academic Achievement Award.

The Academic Achievement Award encourages academic excellence by recognizing contributions to the field of public water supply and giving recognition to those graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to the field of public water supply through their work at a university. All masters thesis and doctoral dissertations that are relevant to the water supply industry are eligible.

Entries are considered by a panel of judges appointed by the AWWA, and are evaluated on the basis of originality, practical application, value to the water supply field, potential value as a reference, and overall clarity.

A summary of Mr. Selbes’ doctoral dissertation, titled “The Effects of Amine Structure, Chloramine Species and Oxidation Strategies on the Formation of N-Nitrosodimethylamine” can be accessed here.

Since our founding in 1951, Hazen and Sawyer has focused on two things: providing safe drinking water and controlling water pollution. Our range of services encompasses “all things water” including the planning, design, and construction management of water and wastewater-related projects – from clean water treatment, storage, and distribution to wastewater and stormwater collection, treatment, and reuse.

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