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Newhofs create prize for advancing water treatment

The $10,000 prize (plus travel reimbursement) will be awarded during the 2017 Borchardt Conference, a Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater Treatment held at the University of Michigan.| Short Read

Tom (BSE CE ’60, MSE ’61) and Greta Newhof, Ada, Michigan, have created the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize. The $10,000 prize (plus travel reimbursement) will be awarded during the 2017 Borchardt Conference, a Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater Treatment held at the University of Michigan.

The nominee will be a senior or mid-career professional whose accomplishments in the water or wastewater treatment discipline have been nationally and internationally recognized, and who has potential for continued contributions to the field. As part of the award ceremony, the recipient will deliver the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Lecture. Mr. Newhof is a former Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Merit Award recipient.

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Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines

Citizens could become water quality watchdogs and monitor lead contamination at their own taps with new electronic sensors. | Medium Read