Illinois Section AWWA (ISAWWA) Water Efficiency
Water Saver Utility Award
2016: City Water Light & Power - Leak Detection
2015: City of Chicago - Meter Save
2014: City of Evanston
(Application Deadline: December 31, 2016)
Submissions for 2017 are now closed - but you can submit for 2018 using the form below.
ISAWWA Water Efficiency Committee is looking for the best and brightest innovations, programs and ideas to conserve and protect our most precious resource – water.
Each year, the ISAWWA Water Efficiency Committee will honor ISAWWA member affiliated utilities that are making significant contributions to water efficiency within the water industry.
This award will recognize outstanding achievements in any of the following:
- Water efficiency master plans
- Renewable water policies and practices
- Watershed protection
- Environmental stewardship
- Community outreach programs
- Water loss reduction
- Retrofit programs
- Rate measures
- Process optimization
- Employee education
- Public education
Projects or programs started in 2016 and 2017 will be considered for award. Projects must be from a utility located in Illinois.
Submission Criteria - please be sure to reference this criteria in your description.
- Innovation and creativity
- Clearly defined goals, objectives and timelines
- Quantified water savings and financial results
- Public or staff education benefits
- Efficiency merits
- Transferability for other utilities
- Quality of submission
Additional supporting materials: It is suggested, but not required to submit additional supporting materials. Suggested additional items could include: summary program documentation, reports about the project, website screen captures, links to the website, or newspaper clippings. Please reference specific areas of supporting materials that further support the application for review. These materials can be submitted via the form below. Please combine all supporting materials into one word document and submit in word or pdf format.