This National APWA Award was established in 1951 by Charles Walter Nichols of Nichols Engineering Research Corporation to recognize outstanding and meritorious achievement in the environmental field in its broadest sense. This may include, but is not limited to, street sanitation, refuse collection, disposal and recycling, sewers and sewage treatment, water supply, and water treatment. Specific award guidelines are available.
Past Oregon Chapter award recipients include:
Tom Liptan, Environmental Specialist
Bureau of Environmental Services City of Portland, Oregon