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Illinois Section AWWA (ISAWWA) Water Efficiency
Water Saver Utility Award

Past Winners:
2016: City Water Light & Power - Leak Detection
2015: City of Chicago - Meter Save
2014: City of Evanston


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Application Deadline: December 31, 2016)

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
  • Conservation
  • 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.
  1. Innovation and creativity
  2. Clearly defined goals, objectives and timelines
  3. Quantified water savings and financial results
  4. Public or staff education benefits
  5. Efficiency merits
  6. Transferability for other utilities
  7. 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. 

Please indicate as much information as you can on the project you are nominating.













Please indicate the name of the person submitting this award and how you can be contacted for questions. You do NOT have to be a member in order to nominate a utility for the award.



Best Practice Examples of Water Efficiency in IL.

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The Water Efficiency Committee annually awards a Water Saver Utility Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievements in any of the following:

• Water efficiency master plans
• Renewable water policies and practices
• Watershed protection
• Environmental stewardship
• Community outreach/education programs
• Water loss reduction initiatives
• Retrofit programs
• Rate measures
• Process optimization
• Water/Energy efficiency
• Employee education
• Conservation

Nominations are archived in this library for use by members for tips on starting your own Water Saver projects.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
WINNER - 2014 - Evanston PDF (240.87 KB)  more ] Administration 8/19/2014
2014 - Algonquin PDF (351.88 KB)  more ] Administration 8/19/2014
2014 - Batavia PDF (141.67 KB)  more ] Administration 8/19/2014
2014 - Chicago PDF (229.82 KB)  more ] Administration 8/19/2014
2014 - CWLP City Water Light and Power - Springfld PDF (304.95 KB)  more ] Administration 8/19/2014
2014 - CWLP Poster PDF (1.33 MB)  more ] Administration 8/19/2014
2014 - Highland Park PDF (179.83 KB)  more ] Administration 8/19/2014
2014 - LaGrange PDF (212.78 KB)  more ] Administration 8/19/2014
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