John Lyons, of Strand Associates, Inc., was awarded the Water Management Association of Ohio’s (WMAO’s) R. Livingston Ireland award for his visionary leadership and outstanding accomplishments in the water-resources field.  For more than three decades, John has been instrumental in keeping the water resources industry moving forward with new innovative approaches to complex challenges, and he has served his clients with integrity and professionalism.  John’s passion for protecting the environment and our water resources has led to reduced combined sewer overflows throughout Ohio and he has been regionally and nationally recognized for his work. Strand is extremely proud of John’s accomplishments and his receipt of this award.