|Public Health's Okun to be honored Saturday|
|February 26, 2004|
Dr. Daniel A. Okun, Kenan professor of environmental engineering emeritus in the UNC School of Public Health's department of environmental sciences and engineering, will be honored Saturday (Feb. 28) by WaterPartners International.
WaterPartners International will host its 12th annual Water for Life fund-raiser Saturday at UNC's Morehead Building.
The event will honor the contributions of Okun, a founding WaterPartners board member and one of the world's most respected environmental engineers. Okun has made significant contributions in water treatment, watershed protections and water reclamation and reuse. His work has influenced organizations including the World Bank, the United Nations and the World Health Organization.
WaterPartners International was founded by Gary White and Marla Smith-Nilson, who received their master of science degrees in environmental sciences and engineering from UNC's School of Public Health. Founded in 1990, WaterPartners has launched more than 50 water supply and sanitation projects in developing countries - all of them still in email@example.com