We’re committed to exceeding client expectations, and it shows. SWCA is consistently ranked among the top environmental firms nationwide. Below are our most recent industry awards and other tokens of recognition.
2018 EBJ Business achievement award
SWCA earned the silver award for mid-size firms for outstanding business achievement after experiencing record growth in company size, market diversification, and revenue.
Engineering News Record (ENR) Rankings
2019 Top 500 Design Firms:
- Ranked #136 nationally
2018 Top 200 Environmental Firms:
- Ranked #89 nationally
- Ranked #20 nationally among purely environmental consulting firms
2018 Regional Top Design Firms:
- Ranked #23 overall in the Southwest (Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico)
- Ranked #24 overall in the Mountain States region (Colorado and Wyoming)
- Ranked #30 overall in the Intermountain region (Idaho, Montana, and Utah)
- Ranked #59 overall in Texas and Louisiana
- Ranked #60 overall in California
- Ranked #116 overall in the Midwest
- Ranked #115 overall in the Mid-Atlantic region
- Ranked #28 overall in the Northwest region (Alaska, Oregon, and Washington)
2017 Best Interactive Web Mapping Application
SWCA along with the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands (FFSL) won “Best Interactive Web Mapping Application” at the 2017 UGIC Conference for the Jordan River Comprehensive Management Plan Story Map.
2016 Historic Preservation Award
The SWCA project team responsible for discovering human footprints that date back 2,500 to 3,000 years at a road-construction site just north of Tucson, Arizona, received a preservation award from the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation. The awards ceremony honored individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to historic preservation in Tucson and Pima County.
2016 Governor’s Heritage Award
The SWCA project team responsible for completing the Trans-Canyon Water Line Documentation Project received a 2016 Governor’s Heritage Preservation Honor Award at the Arizona Historic Preservation Conference in Phoenix. The award, presented by the Arizona Preservation Foundation and the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office, recognizes people, organizations, and projects that represent outstanding achievements in preserving Arizona’s prehistoric and historic resources.
Premier Award for Client Satisfaction - PSMJ Resources, Inc.
SWCA received a 2015 PSMJ Premier Award for Client Satisfaction in the honorable mention category. Presented in partnership with the Client Feedback Tool, the 6th Annual Premier Awards honor architecture, engineering, and construction firms that provide their clients with top-quality communications, impressive performance, and cost-effective solutions.
Marketing Award - Society for Marketing Professional Services
SWCA’s client newsletter, The Wire, received a first place 2014 Marketing Communication Award in the external newsletter category from the Society for Marketing Professional Services at the national level and at the Arizona Chapter level.
Los Angeles Architectural Award of Excellence
SWCA received a 2014 Award of Excellence from the Los Angeles Business Council for our work on the Tongva Park and Ken Genser Square project in Santa Monica. SWCA was part of the team recognized with a Los Angeles Architectural Award in the category of landscape architecture and public open space.
San Gabriel Martin E. Weil Award
The City of San Gabriel presented the 2013 San Gabriel Martin E. Weil Award for historic preservation and conservation to the ACE San Gabriel Millrace Relocation project. The city also presented a certificate of congratulations to John Dietler, SWCA’s Pasadena-based Cultural Resources Program Director, for his role in the project.
Teddy Roosevelt Conservation Award
The city of New Braunfels, Texas, bestowed upon SWCA the 2013 Teddy Roosevelt Conservation Award. The award recognizes a citizen or group that advocates studying, teaching, documenting, and preserving the natural resources in New Braunfels. SWCA received the award for turtle research in Comal Springs led by Houston ecologist and herpetologist Eric Munscher. The volunteer turtle surveyors have logged more than 1,800 hours since the project began in 2011.
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