Hazen and Sawyer Team to Receive Esteemed Eddy Medal
(NEW YORK, NY – July 27, 2011) – A Hazen and Sawyer team led by Paul Pitt, Ph.D., P.E., and Robert Sharp, Ph.D., P.E., will receive the esteemed Eddy Wastewater Principles/Processes Medal from the Water Environment Federation. The award will be presented during WEFTEC 2011 in Los Angeles, CA.
The Eddy Medal honors Harrison Prescott Eddy, a prominent engineer and a pioneer in the field of wastewater treatment. The medal is awarded for research that makes a vital contribution to the existing knowledge of the fundamental principles or process of wastewater treatment, as comprehensively described and published in a federation periodical.
The WEF Board of Trustees has selected Drs. Pitt and Sharp (along with co-authors Chakkrid Sattayatewa and Krishna Pagilla of Illinois Institute of Technology) for this award for the article Fate of Organic Nitrogen in Four Biological Removal Wastewater Treatment Plants.
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 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.