The 2020 Safety Awards applications are available for download below.
All entries must be received no later than July 31st, 2021.

Click here to download the safety questionnaire letter

Click here to download the Facilities Safety Award 2020 application

Click here to download the Collection System Safety Award 2020 application

Click here to download the 2021 Awards Luncheon booklet with current and past winners


2021 Award Winners


Bruno Award – Kevin P. Fisher

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – Linda Leopold

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award – Gary M. Stetar

Engineer's Service Award – Robert Herring

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – Gilson Engineering Services, Inc.

Excellence in Operation – Autumn Crawford

Operator's Support Award – Thomas Morrissey

Patrick J Canavan Laboratory Excellence Award - Jeffrey Richards

Plant Safety Award – Class I – No submissions this year

Plant Safety Award – Class II – Unity Township Municipal Authority

Collection System Safety Award – Washington-East Washington Joint Authority

Life Membership – M. John Schon

Past Presidents Award – Robert W. Dengler

Twenty Year Operator Award – No applications this year

Thirty Year Membership Award - Jeffrey Richards





2020 Award Winners


Bruno Award – Tom Morrisey

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – Michael Majzer

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award – Barrie Rohrbacher

Engineer's Service Award – Rob Horvat

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – W.C. Weil Co

Excellence in Operation – Dennis Duryea

Operator's Support Award – William Rogers

Patrick J Canavan Laboratory Excellence Award - Mike Kraus

Plant Safety Award – Class I – Hampton Township WWTP

Plant Safety Award – Class II – Western Westmoreland Municipal Authority

Collection System Safety Award – Hampton Township WWTP

Life Membership – William Thompson, Thomas O’Grady

Past Presidents Award – Greg Leininger

Twenty Year Operator Award – Mike Sherrieb, Dennis Duryea

30 Membership Award - Gary Stetar, Doug Pike, Joe Rost






Members with 20 and/or 30 years service are encouraged to apply for the 20 Year Operator and 30 Year Member Awards. You must apply to the Awards Committee to receive these awards. Simply email a letter to John Schon or Mike Sedon .

To parents, guardians and applicants regarding this academic scholarship application: Please complete the following form in order that you or a member of your immediate family (spouse or child) may become a candidate for a Western Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Association (WPWPCA) Academic Scholarship. 

We ask that you be as accurate as possible knowing that any false or misleading information may disqualify you from consideration.  Please be assured that all information will be treated with the strictest confidence.  Also, please note that only members of the WPWPCA or their immediate family members can apply for this academic scholarship.

2014 Academic Scholarship Award Application