Business Achievement: Small Firms ($15-50 million)

Gold Medal ? PBS Engineering and Environmental (Portland, Ore.) for achieving significant growth and profitability milestones in 2016, marking the best year in its 34-year history. Combined gross revenues increased … Read more

Project Merit: Sustainability

The Colorado Department of Transportation’s Division of Aeronautics for developing a comprehensive program to help the state’s 74 general aviation airports enhance their long-term viability by providing them with innovative … Read more

Business Achievement: Small Firms (less than $15 million)

Gold Medal ? Herndon Solutions Group (HSG), an SBA 8(a) woman-owned business, for increasing annual receipts in 2016 by 1600%. Founded in 2008 to provide environmental services, emergency response … Read more

Project Merit: Clean Power

Tetra Tech (Pasadena, Calif.) for supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Power Africa Transactions and Reform Program (PATRP), which provides technical assistance, capacity building, and financial … Read more

Project Merit: Waste Information

Korea Environment Corporation (KECO) for a decade of successful operation and evolution of a medical waste management system using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for safe disposal of medical wastes … Read more

Industry Intelligence

Black & Veatch (B&V, Overland Park, Kan.) for publishing the 2016 Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report, the firm’s fifth annual report offering insight into key issues facing water service providers … Read more

Business Achievement: New Investment

Clean Harbors Inc. (Norwell, Mass.) for completing construction of the first commercial waste incinerator to come on line in the past 20 years. The unit highlights a four-year, $120 million … Read more

Project Merit: Water Quality

PBS Engineering and Environmental (Portland, Ore.) for collecting and analyzing nearly 55,000 water samples for schools, universities and hospitals in the Pacific Northwest in the wake of the Flint, Mich. … Read more

Project Merit: Environmental Impact

Consulting for Health, Air, Nature & a Greener Environment, LLC (CHANGE) for its comprehensive report evaluating the impacts of a proposed Silica Sand Transfer Station for the natural gas industry … Read more

Project Merit: Water Data

Aquatic Informatics Inc. (Vancouver, BC), a water data management software company, for the successful adoption of its flagship AQUARIUS Time-Series platform by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). When the USGS … Read more