WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) announced the winners of its 2014 Awards of Excellence, Divisional Awards and the Outstanding Groundwater Project Award, according to a press release.

The awards will be presented in December during the NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting, which will take place in Las Vegas, stated the release.

The release reported that W. Richard Laton, Ph.D., PG, CHG, CPG, a long-time NGWA member and associate professor of hydrogeology at California State University, has received the Association’s top honor: The Ross L. Oliver Award for outstanding contributions to the ground water industry.

You can find the entire release here.