Established in 2001, the Environmental & Water Resources Institute Lifetime Acheivement Award is presented to members who are judged to have advanced the profession, exhibited technical competence, and significantly contributed to public service, research, or practice in the environmental and water resorces profession.
Qualifications: The Awardees must have demonstrated a life-long and eminent contribution to the disciplines of environmental or water resources engineering or an ancillary discipline through research, education, or public service. Care is taken for the awardees considering discipline, employment, etc.
Committee: The Lifetime Achievement Awards Subcommittee shall consist of winners of the award from the last three years, the Past-Chair of the EWRI Awards Committee, and the Past President of the EWRI Governing Board.
Nomination Submission: The Lifetime Achievement Awards Subcommittee's task is to recommend to the EWRI Awards Committee the names of up to three individuals worthy of receiving the award. Nominations can come from any source. To nominate a peer for this award you need to submit your nominations to the EWRI Lifetime Achievement Awards Subcommittee chair by October 1st. At large nominations must be submitted to the Awards Committee no later than October 1st.
In the event that no nominations are received by October 1st. The appropriate EWRI Lifetime Achievement Awards Subcommittee may formulate a recommendation of its own or decline to submit a nomination.
Presentation of Award: The award is presented annually at the EWRI World Environmental & Water Resources Congress or a designated Specialty Conference. Up to three awards may be given annually.
Award Type: The award consists of glass award and a certificate.