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Overland Park, Kan.-based Black & Veatch engineer Rafael Frias has received the A. Ivan Johnson Outstanding Young Professional Award from the Middleburg, Va.-based American Water Resources Association for his work in stormwater, surface water quality and groundwater modeling.
Keep Dallas Beautiful; El Mirage, Ariz.’s “Together Against Graffiti;” and Wilmington, N.C.’s “Celebrate the Arts” have received awards from Stamford, Conn.-based Keep America Beautiful as part of the Graffiti Hurts competition, which recognizes programs that use volunteers and community partnerships to fight graffiti.
Erlanger, Ky.; Asheville, N.C.; Oakland, Calif.; and Chicago have won Gold Awards from the Washington-based National League of Cities for city programs in revitalization and community services. Bell Gardens, Calif.; Portsmouth, Va.; Lawton, Okla.; Tempe, Ariz.; and Indianapolis won Silver Awards.
Newton, Kan., has received the City Public Improvement Project of the Year award from the Washington-based American Council of Engineering Companies for the innovative design of the city’s Sand Creek Station Golf Course.