March 11, 2015 – Dr. Stephen W. Smith, FASIC, CLIA, CAIS, will be awarded the American Society of Irrigation Consultants Roy Williams Memorial Award at this year’s annual conference April 25-27 in Minneapolis.
Owner of Wade Water LLC and Buena Vida Farm in Fort Collins, Colo., Smith continues to offer water resource and management consulting services. Specialties include irrigation and water rights engineering, irrigation automation and control (SCADA), and canal modernization.
Smith has 40 years of experience in irrigation engineering and water resources, beginning with the launch of Aqua Engineering, Inc. in 1975. Aqua Engineering was originally created to provide highly specialized irrigation engineering services to a clientele that includes municipal and state agencies, universities and private developers. Prior to 1975, his work on the Colorado State University research faculty included irrigation research and evaluation of irrigation technologies.