AWWA announces winners of ACE13 Fresh Ideas Poster sessions


DENVER -- The American Water Works Association today announced winners of its annual student poster session. The session was held during AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE13) in Denver, Colo., June 9-13.

First place was awarded to Adam Markos of Black & Veatch, for his poster titled “Baffled about Water Quality? A Case Study in Clearwell Short Circuiting, Chlorine Dose Management and Water Quality at the Burnsville, MN WTP”. Markos represented the Minnesota Section of AWWA.

Second Place was awarded to Victoria Hewlett, Walkerton Clean Water Centre, for her poster titled “Challenges to Treat Cyanotoxins from Drinking Water on a Large, Small and Household Scale”. Hewlett represented the Ontario Section of AWWA.

Third Place was awarded to Rachael Lane of The University of Kansas, for her poster titled “Leaching of BPA and Related Compounds from Epoxy Coatings into Drinking Water”. Lane represented the Kansas Section of AWWA.

AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition offers water professionals a chance to network and stay abreast of innovative technology and best practices for providing safe water. Individuals interested in submitting abstracts for ACE14 should visit AWWA’s Call for Papers webpage

Founded in 1881, the American Water Works Association is an international, nonprofit, scientific and educational association committed to the safety and improvement of water quality and supply. Focusing its work in four strategic areas, Knowledge Creation and Exchange, Leadership and Advocacy, Member Engagement and Development, and Organizational Stewardship, AWWA unites the full spectrum of the water community to advance water management, education and science and to advocate for smart water policies.

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