New Jersey Future Smart Growth Award

New Jersey Future awarded the Lion’s Gate Park and Urban Wetland Floodplain Creation project with a “2022 Smart Growth Award.” Princeton Hydro served as the ecological engineer to Bloomfield Township and designed the 4.2-acre wetland restoration.

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2021 Landscape Architectural Chapter Award

The New Jersey Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects awarded the 2021 Landscape Architectural Chapter Award to the Miry Run Ponds Master Plan project, developed by Princeton Hydro and Simone Collins Landscape Architecture for Mercer County Park Commission.

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Lake Management Success Stories Award

North American Lake Management Society honored Lake Hopatcong Foundation and the Lake Hopatcong Commission with a joint “Lake Management Success Stories Award,” praising the work they do to protect Lake Hopatcong and prevent harmful algal blooms. Princeton Hydro nominated them for the award. 

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Sustainability Award

Princeton Hydro was recognized by the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters with the first-ever “Sustainability Award.”

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Excellence in Water Resources: Ecological Restoration Award

given to the Linden Blue Acres Green Infrastructure and Floodplain Restoration by the New Jersey Section – American Water Resources Association (NJ-AWRA).

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Engineering News-Record Best Green Project

The Iowa Court and South Green Living Shoreline Project in Little Egg Harbor and Tuckerton, NJ was awarded the “Best Green Project” by Engineering-New Record. As a subcontractor to T&M Associates, Princeton Hydro led the sediment sampling/testing and hydrographic survey.

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Land Ethics Award for Best Large Scale Project

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve’s “Land Ethics Award for Best Large Scale Project” given to American Littoral Society and Princeton Hydro for “Designing & Implementing Green Infrastructure in Ocean County Park” which improved the health and water quality of the Schoolhouse Branch and the North Branch of the Metedeconk River and Barnegat Bay.

SAME Young Member Award

awarded by the New Jersey Society of American Military Engineers to Dana Patterson for her efforts in maintaining and advancing the objectives of the organization.

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Land Ethics Award of Merit

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve  “Land Ethics Award of Merit” given to Middlesex County Office of Parks and Recreation, Princeton Hydro, and the Project Team for its remarkable restoration achievements at the Pin Oak Enhancement Project.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

New Jersey Highlands Coalition honored Dr. Stephen Souza, a Founding Principal of Princeton Hydro, with a Lifetime Achievement Award during its 4th Annual Golf Outing

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Lake Management Success Stories" Award 

The North American Lake Management Society awarded the 2018 “Lake Management Success Stories” Award to the Deal Lake Commission. The award was accepted by Princeton Hydro, the 30+ year lake managment consultant.

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Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

The New Jersey “Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award” in the Water Resources category was awarded to American Littoral Society for their Clean Water, Beautiful Bay projects in Barnegat Bay, of which Princeton Hydro was contracted to design and implement four of the projects.

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Lake Tear of the Clouds

The New York State Federation of Lake Associations Board of Directors awarded Dr. Stephen Souza, Founding Principal of Princeton Hydro, with its highest honor

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Land Ethics Award of Merit

Presented by Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve to Princeton Hydro and GreenVest, LLC  for their restoration work at the Mullica River Wetland Mitigation Site

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Excellence in Water Resources Management

New Jersey Section – American Water Resources Association presented the “Excellence in Water Resources Management” Award to Pin Oak Forest Restoration to Princeton Hydro, Green Trust Alliance and the Project Team.

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Friend of the River

presented to Geoffery Goll, President by the Musconetcong Watershed Asssociation

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2017 Lake Management Success Stories Award

North American Lake Management Society’s “2017 Lake Management Success Stories Award” received by Dr. Steve Souza, Founder

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Project of the Year

Award from The American Society of Civil Engineers for work on the Barnegat Bay Green Infrastructure Project with American Littoral Society

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Leaders Initiative Certificate

U.S. Small Business Administration Emerging Leaders Initiative Certificate received by Geoffrey Goll, President

Excellence in Water Resources Management

Award for work on the Musconetcong Watershed Association Hughesville Dam Removal Project


Hughesville Dam Removal

Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell visit and press conference featuring successful Hughesville Dam Removal project in New Jersey

Partnering Team

Corps of Engineers Day External Partnering Team Award for work on the NJ Intra-Coastal Water Way (NJIWW) Dredging and Avalon/Stone Harbor Thin-layer Placements


Whippany River Watershed Action Committee

Watershed Stewardship Award to Stephen J. Souza, PhD


Land Ethics Award Nomination of Excellence

City of Trenton – Stream Daylighting and Floodplain Creation Project


NJ Section of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA)

Peter Homack Award to Stephen J. Souza, PhD, for his Outstanding Contributions toward a Multi-Disciplinary Understanding and Management of Water Resources in New Jersey

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Central Jersey Branch of the NJ Section

Project of the Year Award – Rehabilitation of Mountain Lakes Dams – Princeton Township

Land Ethics Award Nomination of Excellence

Quakertown Preserve Dam Removal and Riparian Wetland Restoration


Lake Management Award from the Pennsylvania

Lake Management Society for the Stephen Foster Lake and Watershed Improvement Partnership awarded to Fred S. Lubnow, Ph.D.

Phoenix Award Recognition of Excellence in Brownfield Development

The Magic Marker Redevelopment site in Trenton, NJ (stream daylighting and restoration component)

AWRA Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning

Award for the Walnut Brook Stream and Wetland Restoration

Governor’s Environmental Excellence

Award for Healthy Ecosystems for the Walnut Brook Stream & Wetland Restoration, NJ

Floodplain Management Leadership

Award, John A. Miller, PE, CFM, CSM from the New Jersey Association for Floodplain Management for Outstanding Leadership in Issues Related to Floodplain Management in New Jersey


Best Management Practices Award

Award for the Pennswood Village Stormwater Management System from Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership, awarded in concert with Wells Appel and Pickering Corts and Summerson


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