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The American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) is inviting all irrigation and water delivery practitioners – purveyors, engineers, architects, designers, contractors and managers – to submit entries for its 2011 National Excellence in Irrigation Awards Program.

ASIC issues call for entries for 2011 awards

The American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) is inviting all irrigation and water delivery practitioners – purveyors, engineers, architects, designers, contractors and managers – to submit entries for its 2011 National Excellence in Irrigation Awards Program.


Submission deadline is April 15, 2011. The awards, to be presented at ASIC’s joint conference with the Irrigation Association in Denver, CO, this July, are given based on the quality of project planning and design in functionality, environmental responsibility and relevance.


Judged by nationally recognized professionals and academicians, ASIC’s Excellence in Irrigation Awards recognizes creative, innovative and efficient irrigation design and project supervision based on the merit of the project and the practitioner. There are no first-, second- or third-place winners. Each entry is eligible for an Honor Award, the highest award in each category, or a Merit Award for superior professional accomplishment.


Award Submission Deadline – April 15, 2011


Award Categories:
Commercial and Public Works
Golf
Planning and Analysis
Research
Student/Graduate Awards


 


Six unique and challenging projects received ASIC Excellence Awards in 2010:


ASIC HONOR AWARD – Commercial & Public Works
Trump Tower, Chicago, IL
Jeffrey Bruce, Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company, North Kansas City, MO


ASIC HONOR AWARD – Commercial & Public Works
Lovett School, Atlanta, GA
Robert Scott, Irrigation Consultants, Inc., Conyers, GA


ASIC MERIT AWARD – Commercial & Public Works
Shangri La Nature and Botanical Visitor’s Center, Orange, TX
Terry Little, Aqua Engineering, Inc., Fort Collins, CO


ASIC MERIT AWARD – Commercial & Public Works
Loveland Fairground Parks, Loveland, CO
Seth Samsell, Aqua Engineering, Inc., Fort Collins, CO


ASIC MERIT AWARD – Commercial & Public Works
Camelback Ranch Spring Training Facility, Glendale, AZ
Doug MacDonald, Aqua Engineering, Inc., Fort Collins, CO


ASIC MERIT AWARD – Planning & Analysis
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Jeffrey Bruce, Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company, North Kansas City, MO


Excellence-in-Irrigation award winners receive national and local recognition, a professional plaque and industry support from ASIC and its membership. Honor Award winners in each category receive a gratis registration and overnight stay for an ASIC conference the following year.


As water awareness increases across the U.S., recognition of sound, progressive irrigation practices becomes even more important to the industry and the public, and beneficial to the irrigation practitioner. For full award information, visit www.asic.org or call 508/763-8140.


 

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