William C. Lipps, environmental and geochemical Marketing Manager with Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, was honored with the Max Hecht Award from ASTM International’s committee on water (D19). Lipps, who joined ASTM International in 1986, was honored for his outstanding service in the advancement of the study of water. The committee has previously honored him with the Standards Development Award in 2010, 2015 and 2017. Lipps received the Award of Merit in 2017. He has previously served as a product manager with OI Analytical, a senior chemist and lab manager with Inter-Mountain Laboratories, among others. Lipps holds a dual Bachelor Degree in chemistry and geology from Stephen F. Austin State University. In addition,he is a member of the Water Environment Federation, Standard Methods Committee, American Water Works Association, the Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration and the Nelac Institute.