Judith Herschell, President of Herschell Environmental, LLC, has been elected to Chair The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Membrane Processes Committee(MPC) which focuses on the practical application of membrane processes for both drinking water and water reuse.
Pittsburgh, PA, March 31, 2014 – Judith Herschell, President of Herschell
Environmental in Pittsburgh, is the recipient of the 2014 American
Membrane Technology Association’s (AMTA) Presidential Award. The award
was conferred during the 2014 AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology
Conference and Exposition, which Herschell chaired. It acknowledges
individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth and
development of the Association.
Herschell is a respected consultant in the water treatment and engineered
systems industries. During her 29 year career, she has held executive
positions in water treatment companies and served in important leadership
capacities in various professional associations. In addition, she has been a
presenter and seminar instructor at many national and regional professional
conferences and has author numerous articles under the banner of “The
Treatment Room” for American Water Intelligence, part of Global Water
Intelligence. She has also reported on the water industry for various industry
A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Geneva
College, Herschell has been a member of AMTA, American Water Works
Association (AWWA), Water Environment Federation and the Marcellus Shale
Herschell noted, “It was an honor to serve as chair and to be recognized by
AMTA with the Presidential Award. The Program Committee, in concert with
both professional organizations, organized an exceptional conference,
bringing excellent value to the attendees.”
The AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition is the
premier event for membrane technology and its applications in North
America. Since 2012, it has been hosted jointly by the AWWA and AMTA.
This year’s event took place in Las Vegas on March 10-13, and under
Herschell’s oversight, was the most successful to date.
Attended by more than 1,100 delegates, the conference featured 115
technical papers and 58 poster presentations, three pre-conference
workshops, two facility tours and a full exhibit hall featuring
innovative membrane products and services, as well as exhibit
hall networking sessions. The technical sessions provided attendees
information on the latest membrane developments and research.
About Herschell Environmental
Herschell Environmental, LLC (www.h-env.com), a certified woman owned
business, is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA and provides business
development consulting, strategic planning, certification oversight, process
engineering, training, project commissioning, system review and
optimization, mechanical engineering and pilot/testing services for water,
wastewater and stormwater projects
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