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


2019 Award Winners

Bruno Award – Larissa Hoover

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – Paul Alfery

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award – Jason Cummings

Engineer's Service Award – Chad Hanley

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – John Eizenhafer

Excellence in Operation – Kevin Fisher

Operator's Support Award – Eugene Burns

Patrick J Canavan Laboratory Excellence Award - Robert Betts Upper Allegheny Joint SA

Plant Safety Award – Class I - Unity Township Municipal Authority

Plant Safety Award – Class II - Peters Township Sanitary Authority

Collection System Safety Award - Peters Township Sanitary Authority

Life Membership – Michael Henry, Joseph Rost

Past Presidents Award – Barrie Rohrbacher



2018 Award Winners

Bruno Award – Dennis J Duryea

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award –Greg Leininger

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award – Dennis Adams

Engineer's Service Award – Chris Henry

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – USA Bluebook – Dan Dillon

Excellence in Operation – James E. Degnan

Operator's Support Award – Thomas Dawkins

Plant Safety Award – Class I – Unity Township Municipal Authority

Plant Safety Award – Class II – Peters Township Sanitary Authority

Collection System Safety Award - Peters Township Sanitary Authority

Patrick J. Canavan Laboratory Excellence Award – George Geist

Life Membership – Gene Greco

Past Presidents Award – Eric Planey



2017 Award Winners


Bruno Award – Barrie Rohrbacher

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – Dennis Duryea

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - James Degnan

Engineer's Service Award – no award this year

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – Total Equipement Company, INC.

Past President's Award – Dennis Adams

Excellence in Operation – Gary Stetar

Operator's Support Award – Scott R. Pitzer

Patrick J Canavan Laboratory Excellence Award - Michael J. Fontaine

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - Unity Township Municipal Authority

Class II- North Huntington Township Municipal Authority

Collection System - North Huntington Township Municipal Authority

Life Member – Richard Chiavetta and Joseph Leech


2016 Award Winner


Bruno Award – Mike Majzer

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – Gary Stetar

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - David Belcastro

Engineer's Service Award – Jospeh Gianvito

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – DRV Incorporated, Scott Hinsch

Past President's Award – Diane Atland

Excellence in Operation – Frank Manslow

Operator's Support Award – Frank Houser

Patrick J Canavan Laboratory Excellence Award - Linda Leopold

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - No Submission

Class II- Kiski Valley Water Pollution Control Authority

Collection System - Franklin Township Municipal Sanitary Authority

Life Member – Paul Kremer



2015 Award Winners


Bruno Award –John Schon

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – Rhonda Zellhart

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - Lisa Cortazzo

Engineer's Service Award – Kemal Niksic

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – Hazen & Sawyer

Past President's Award – LISA CORTAZZO

Excellence in Operation – Mike Majzer

Operator's Support Award – Jerry Bergles

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - Western Butler County Authority

Class II- Cranberry Township

Collection System - Kiski Valley Water Pollution Control Authority

Life Member – Joseph Drnach Drnach Environmental, Chuck Music

Past Presidents Award – Jim Degnan

30 Years Membership Award – George Pitcairn



2014 Award Winners

Bruno Award – TIM KEPHART

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – DAVID BROWN

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - PAT CANAVAN

Engineer's Service Award – ROBERT DENGLER

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – DRNACH ENVIRONMENTAL

Past President's Award – LISA CORTAZZO

Excellence in Operation – BARRY ROHRBACHER

Operator's Support Award – GARY STETAR

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - NO SUBMISSION

Class II- BUTLER AREA SEWER AUTHORITY

Collection System - CLAIRTON MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

Life Member – TERRY SOSTER

 

2013 Award Winners

Bruno Award – JEFF RICHARDS

Alfred Bologna Water Pollution Control Achievement Award – ERIC PLANEY

John Yenchko Meritorious Service Award  - DAVE BROWN

Engineer's Service Award – GINO RIZZI

Exhibitor's and Sponsor's Award – BELZONA/MOLECULAR REPAIR SYSTEMS, INC.

Past President's Award – KEVIN HOFFMAN

Excellence in Operation – ROBERT BATINA

Operator's Support Award – LISA CORTAZZO

Plant Safety Award:

Class I - Borough of Edinboro WWTP

Class II- The Municipal Sanitary Authority of the City of New Kensington

Collection System - Borough of Edinboro WWTP

Life Member – GEORGE HART, JAMES RYAN

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