Engineer, Water Reuse Facility receive WateReuse Award of Merit
DENVER, Sept. 16, 2009 -- Linda Macpherson of CH2M Hill has been named a WateReuse Person of the Year by the WateReuse Association and the Clovis Water Reuse Facility, designed, built and operated by the firm received the WateReuse Award of Merit...
DENVER, Sept. 16, 2009 – Linda Macpherson of CH2M Hill has been named a WateReuse Person of the Year by the WateReuse Association and the Clovis Water Reuse Facility, designed, built and operated by the firm received the WateReuse Award of Merit.
The awards were presented during the 24th WateReuse Annual Symposium in
Macpherson has long been at the forefront of bridging the gap between engineering technology, scientific research and the public. She has promoted a global understanding that all water is reused and that reuse does and will play a vital role in maintaining sustainable supplies of water.
“Linda helps communities realize the potential of their once-wasted water, and helps the scientific and engineering communities to communicate about reclaimed water without stigmatization,” said
John Dymke, Chief Engineer of the ACTEW Water Security Major Projects from
Macpherson has helped many communities make informed decisions inspiring a new vision and appreciation for integrated water solutions. Her 30 years of experience as an advocate and strategist for sustainable water management have brought her recognition as a leader and expert in conceptualizing and managing the development of environmental educational exhibits.
The Clovis facility is an innovative design-build-operate water reuse project developed by CH2M HILL and commissioned by
Additionally, the Cannibal™ sludge reduction system will reduce the amount of biosolids significantly, and this is the largest application of the technology to date in
Also this year, the Clovis facility has been recognized with the Environmental Business Journal Business Achievement Award, a Global Water Award from the International Desalination Association and Global Water Intelligence and an Excellence in Environmental Engineering Award from the