AIH Announces its Call for Award Nominations

The American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) recognizes individuals for outstanding accomplishments in the fields of groundwater, surface water, water quality, and institute development. These awards are named after prominent hydrologists, who have made numerous lasting contributions to the hydrologic sciences.

The Call for Award Nominations is now open!  Nominations can be self-made or for someone else. AIH membership is not required.

To make a nomination, email a separate nomination packet for each nominee by February 29 to Each packet must contain the following:

  1. A formal nomination letter by the nominator which contains:
    • The name of the award for which the nomination is being made.
    • The first/last name, email address, and phone number of the nominee.
    • The nominee’s education, career, and a record of performance detailing accomplishments and noteworthy impact achieved by the potential candidate.
  2. A current resume of the nominee.
  3. A minimum of two and maximum of four supporting letters with a limit of three pages each.
    • The supporting letters should include a brief statement about how they know the nominee and describe why the nominee is deserving of the award.
    • Award winners will be notified by AIH and the awards will be presented at an upcoming conference to be determined later in the year.

Click here to review the award categories, candidate criteria, and more details.

AIH announces a Call for Nominations for its Board of Directors: Treasurer

The organization seeks candidates for the position of Treasurer. Nominations are due February 9, 2024.

Candidate Eligibility:
In order to be eligible for the Treasurer position, the candidate must be an AIH member in good standing, and must be either a P.H. or a Hydrologic Technician Level III.

Treasurer Responsibilities:
The Treasurer will work with the future AIH Executive Director, AIH President and hired accountant to prepare and submit to the Board of Directors an annual budget and annual financial report, secure audits of Institute financial records, work with the accountant to prepare and file all documents required by the Internal Revenue Service and other state and federal agencies, actively seek gifts and grants for the Institute and generally manage financial affairs and resources of the Institute as directed by the Board of Directors.

Position Terms:
The terms for the position will begin as soon as elected. The term of the elected position is for four years.

Nomination Process:
AIH invites and encourages its members to consider applying for this position. You may nominate yourself or another eligible member. To be considered, please submit your nomination to by Friday, February 9, 2024.

A complete submission must include:

  1. Your name, professional title, email address, and preferred phone number.
  2. A statement that you are nominating yourself or another member. If nominating another member, please also provide their name, professional title, email address, and preferred phone number.
  3. The nominee’s statement of interest (maximum 150 words).
  4. The nominee’s professional biography (maximum 150 words).

AIH appreciates your interest. If you have any questions, please contact the AIH Board Office at (540) 500-1933 or