David A. Long Educational Service Award


This award was established in honor of Dr. David A. Long in recognition of his lifelong service and dedication toward the education and training of wastewater and water treatment plant operators and environmental professionals.

Award Criteria

This award is presented to individuals who distinguish themselves through their efforts and contributions to the education of water quality professionals.


The individual recipient must be a current member in good standing of the PWEA and demonstrate current or past status as an instructor in a bona fide and PA DEPrecognized training program in the field of water pollution control.

Nomination Process

The PWEA Training Committee submits a nomination for the David A. Long Memorial Educational Service Award to the Awards Committee; the Awards Committee is responsible for making final selection of award recipient.