ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces 15 distinguished members as 2013 WEF Fellows recipients, according to a press release.

This prestigious designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature and contributions in the water profession, noted the release.

“WEF is very pleased to recognize these truly outstanding water quality professionals,” said WEF Executive Director Jeff Eger. “The 2013 Fellows are among the world’s finest in service to water quality, the environment and public health.”

The WEF Fellow Recognition Program underscores WEF’s reputation as a valuable water quality resource, which is due in large part to the expertise of its diverse membership, stated the release.

WEF Fellows are recognized in various areas of expertise including, but not limited to design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management and leadership.

The 2013 WEF Fellows will be recognized during WEFTEC 2013, WEF’s annual technical exhibition and conference to be held in Chicago, Ill., October 5-9.

Read the entire press release here.