WEAU USU Chapter Qualified for the National Student Design Competition

April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 –The Water Environment Association of Utah (WEAU) USU student chapter has qualified for the national student design competition hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF). The national competition will be held September 30th in New Orleans at WEFTEC. WEFTEC is the annual technical exhibition and conference hosted by WEF. The conference draws upwards of 25,000 professionals each year.

WEAU team

Student group that presented at the WEAU Student Design Competition

The USU student chapter will be competing in the civil engineering division against other universities from around North America. The student design competition focuses on water and wastewater treatment design solutions. The competition’s goal is to promote real-world experience for young-professionals interested in the water and wastewater industry.

The USU student chapter is looking forward to this opportunity to represent USU on a national level. USU last competed at WEFTEC in 2016 were they placed 5th.

The students who participated are as follows:

  • Civil Engineering: Dominique Bertrand, Jade Snyder, Ben Sanberg
  • Environmental Engineering: Hyrum Tennant, Avery Holyoak, Todd Keniry
  • Biological Engineering: Camille Daniels, Emily Burtenshaw
  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ryan Dupont