NGWA awards represent the highest quality in standards and business practices. Award recipients are recognized for outstanding contributions through service, innovation, research, safety, and outstanding projects of scientific and technological importance affecting the growth and well-being of the groundwater industry.
Do you know a seasoned volunteer or active businessperson who has gone beyond the call of duty to support groundwater initiatives?
Do you know of a member who has provided extraordinary leadership and insights, or a project that deserves special tribute for its innovation in supply, remediation, or groundwater protection?
The 2019 Awards nomination process will open January 2019.
The Outstanding Groundwater Project Awards recognize member innovation and contributions affecting groundwater supply, protection, remediation and awareness.
NGWA sectional awards are presented to those who have made outstanding contributions to the Manufacturers Section, Suppliers Section, and the Scientists and Engineers Section.
The Fellow designation represents recognition by a recipient's peers and the NGWA, of outstanding credentials, professional accomplishments, and a commitment to promoting the increased understanding of groundwater science and water well system technology.NGWA members who receive the title “Fellow of the National Ground Water Association” have distinguished themselves through professional excellence, achievement, and integrity, and are viewed to be a positive, distinctive individual who is a true asset to the groundwater industry.To be eligible for consideration and election to the NGWA Fellow designation, candidates shall have attained a consensus-agreed upon distinction and made consensus-agreed upon substantial contributions to the industry in one or more of the following categories:
Examples include: Education and/or research; engineering design (including industry products or procedures); consulting and forensics; invention and original work; leadership on projects of unusual or important scope (recognized by consensus to have occurred much more frequently than once); sharing knowledge and contributions through outreach activities such as NGWA volunteering, mentoring, publications, oral presentation, and participative involvement in industry activities and public awareness efforts; and any other activities leading to the advancement of the arts and sciences of groundwater supply, protection, management and remediation, and of the built environment.