The National Ground Water Association announced the recipients of its 2016 Awards of Excellence. Stewart Krause, of Wyo-Ben Inc. (MT), will receive NGWA’s top honor as recipient of the Ross L. Oliver Award for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry. Bridget Scanlon, PhD, University of Texas at Austin will receive the M. King Hubbert Award for major science contributions to the knowledge of groundwater. Leroy Goodson, former Executive Secretary for the Texas Ground Water Association, will be honored with a Special Recognition Award for dedication, service and commitment to the groundwater industry and community through involvement and achievement on a local or regional level. Arthur E. Becker, MGWC, CPG, Drilling and Safety Consultants LLC (NJ), will receive the Standard Bearer Award for outstanding volunteer involvement in the legislative process on behalf of NGWA and its initiatives. The awards will be presented in December during Groundwater Week in Las Vegas, NV.