WEFTEC 2015 Chicago | Conference Recap

WEFTEC 2015 Chicago | Conference Recap


OneWater Inc. was joined by a record-breaking 25,000 people including colleagues, friends and clients, visiting Chicago’s McCormick Center for the Water Environment Federation’s 88th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, the largest technical water quality conference in the world.

Water Online | News WEFTEC 2015 Makes History With Record-Setting Attendance And Exhibition

WEFTEC 2015 | McCormick Center Chicago

OneWater’s Algaewheel technology exhibited at WEFTEC along Innovation Row. Also displayed by the Water Environment Federation’s organization in the WEF Innovative Technology Award Showcase (below).  

Recognized from among many companies in the Innovative Technology category for its algal hybrid technology, an advanced fixed film process that uses algal biofilms to provide enhanced wastewater treatment benefits.

Algaewheel in WEF Innovative Technology Award Showcase at WEFTEC15

Innovation Row, Booth #255

 OneWater Booth WEFTEC15

WEFTEC 2015 Innovation Showcase Presentations

Innovations in Algae: The Good, The Bad, and The Beautiful featuring ALGAEWHEEL

Presented by Daniel Johnson, OneWater Inc. SVP Biological Engineering,

R. McElroy of Algae Systems and A. Gierveld of LG Sonic

Moderator: B. Sturm

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

“WEF’s Innovative Technology Award winner leads off this session discussing the good and bad about algae. Whether algae is a problem for you, or you want to understand ways to use algae for positive purposes, this session provides the latest innovations.”

The fourth annual WEFTEC Innovation Pavilion highlights a selection of the most promising technology businesses in the industry while championing an important dialogue about innovation. The Water Environment Federation and its Innovation Partners, BlueTech Research and Imagine H2O, have created a unique program for entrepreneurs, investors, customers, and regulators.

WEF 2015 Innovative Technology Award Winner

WEF president Ed McCormick presents ALGAEWHEEL with the 2015 Innovative Technology Award at WEFTEC Chicago 2015  Click Here to Watch 2015 WEF Awards Ceremony


Watch Chris Limcaco receive WEF 2015 Award

Chris Limcaco, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of OneWater’s Algaewheel wastewater treatment system pictured above at the Presidential Awards Ceremony Wednesday evening with Ed McCormick, 2015-2016 Immediate Past President of the Board of Trustees of the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international organization of over 35,000 water quality professionals headquartered near Washington D.C. in the United States.

OneWater GoPro HERO4 Giveaway

Congratulations, Thomas Gordon!

Thomas Gordon, Program Director at Severn Trent Services in South Bend Indiana, is this years winner of OneWater’s WEFTEC Giveaway: GoPro Hero4 Camera — Just like the one used to make our time-lapse Algaewheel video!

Algaewheel Timelapse Video

PRESS | WEFTEC Media Coverage

World Water Magazine | Global News  by Pamela Wolfe

WorldWater SeptOct15 IssueWaterWorld Algaewheel Wins WEF Award

“Algaewheel Wins WEF 2015 Innovative Technology Award”

Pamela Wolfe, Editor-in-Chief

WEF Publishing UK, Ltd.

Volume 38 / Issue 5
September / October 2015  Global News page 8

World Water Magazine | Vol.38 Issue 

Informed Infrastructure | News

“OneWater to Showcase Award-winning Algaewheel at WEFTEC”

Matt Ball, Founder & Editor at V1 Media, publishers of Informed Infrastructure

September 17, 2015

Informed | OneWater to Showcase…

silver wheelsOneWater® Inc., pioneer of the Algaewheel® wastewater treatment process, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at WEFTEC® 2015, the world’s largest annual water quality conference and exhibition.  WEFTEC will be held in Chicago at McCormick Place, from September 28 – 30, 2015.

On Tuesday, September 29, Christopher Limcaco, the inventor of the Algaewheel and OneWater’s Chief Technology Officer, will also receive the prestigious 2015 Innovative Technology Award for the Algaewheel technology from WEF; the worldwide industry association for water and wastewater professionals. […]

ForesterDailyNews | Water Efficiency Weekly

“Sunny Little Green Wastewater Conservatories”

Nancy Gross, Editor of Water Efficiency & Business Energy Weekly on Forester Network.

September 30, 2015

ForesterDailyNews | Water Efficiency Weekly

I could have titled this blog something like “Ecology, Biology, Technology in a Neat Little Package.” Or, “That’s no Greenhouse—That’s My Wastewater Treatment System!” […]

Filtration + | News

“OneWater receives WEF 2015 Innovative Technology Award for Algaewheel”

October 6, 2015

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OneWater® Inc. has won the 2015 Innovative Technology Award from WEF for the Algaewheel® wastewater treatment process. The company’s Chief Technology Officer and inventor of the Algaewheel Christopher Limcaco received the award on 29 September during the WEFTEC conference and exhibition. […]

Water Online | From The Editor

“10 Exciting Technologies From WEFTEC”

Kevin Westerling, Chief Editor of Water Online          

October 26, 2015

Water Online | From The Editor

Judging by WEFTEC 2015, the water industry is on a roll.

Hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and held at Chicago’s McCormick Place in late September, the 88th annual conference and exposition once again broke all records for size and attendance with 311,600 square feet of floor space covered, 1,033 exhibitors, and 25,048 registrants. […]

Algaewheel    Algaewheel

WaterWorld Weekly | New Product Spotlight with Ar Haddaway

Featuring OneWater’s award winning Algaewheel technology

October 26, 2015

WaterWorld Weekly News Video

Art Haddaway, Assistant Editor of WaterWorld Magazine

Art Haddaway New Product Spotlight

OneWater Press Release

“OneWater to Showcase Award Winning Algaewheel Wastewater Treatment Technology at WEFTEC 2015”

September 17, 2015

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Informed Infrastructure

OneWater News

“OneWater Receives WEF 2015 Award for Algaewheel”

October 6, 2015

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