HDR’s Layman Receives 2016 Annual Merit Award from IWC

(November 7, 2016) - Colleen Layman, HDR's power-water management director, has received the 2016 Annual Merit Award from the International Water Conference. She received the award at the IWC's annual conference that is being held in San Antonio, Nov. 6-10.  The IWC presents the award to honor outstanding individuals in the field of industrial water technology.

Layman was recognized for her leadership in a water-related field of activity and for her contributions to the IWC and the industrial water industry. The organization also noted her efforts to inspire others to make major contributions in pertinent water-related technology or its application, and her active contribution to the advancement of the IWC in the form of committee papers, discussions and committee participation.

A professional engineer, Layman has more than 20 years of industry experience, including four years with HDR. She finished her term in July as president of the Society of Women Engineers, which has over 30,000 members worldwide. 

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Caption: Colleen Layman, right, receives the 2016 Award of Merit from the International Water Conference.