Published: Oct. 1, 2018

2018 WEFTECEVEN team “Curatio Engineering” has taken first place at the 2018 Water Environment Federation Design Competition in New Orleans, LA, for its submission, Enhancing Nutrient Removal at Boulder’s 75th St. Wastewater Treatment Facility​.

Curatio Engineering is composed of Debbie Cevallos, Domenica Cevallos, Mercedes Kindler, Jackie Kingdom, Katie McQuie and Feng Xiang, recent graduates of CU Environmental Engineering.
Christopher Corwin, EVEN instructor, served as faculty advisor of the Design Team.

WEFTEC is the world’s largest annual water quality exhibition where Member Associations proudly select their best Student Chapter Design Team to participate in the annual WEFTEC Design Competition. .

2018 WEFTECStudent Design Competitions are intended to promote real world design experience for students interested in pursuing a career and/or education in water and wastewater engineering and sciences. The competition promotes interest and skills that will prove to be extremely valuable as the students enter the professional world.

Last year, the EVEN team "Cedar Engineering" composed of EJ Katsoulas, Sarah Vander Meulen, Alan Bracewell, Riley McConnell, and Dillon Rodenbaugh,  won 1st Place as well.