Tetra Tech’s Diana Qing Tao, project manager and water engineer, received the 2014 Arthur Sidney Bedell Award. Tao received this award for her continuous participation and support of Réseau Environnement and the Water Environment Federation and for her involvement in the field of wastewater treatment.

The Arthur Sidney Bedell Award acknowledges association members who provide extraordinary services to the Water Environment Federation. The selection criteria include organizational leadership, administrative support, membership recruiting activities, and the stimulation of technological advances.

The award is named for the second president of the Water Environment Federation in honor of his dedication and long service to the New York Sewage and Industrial Wastes Association, now the New York Water Environment Association.