Nominations Open for Global Water Awards 2019!


Deadline: 31 January 2019

Nominations are open for the Global Water Awards 2019 which is sponsored by the Evoqua Water Technologies.

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The winners of the 2019 Global Water Awards will be announced at the Global Water Summit on April 9th 2019 at the Natural History Museum, London.

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  • Water Company of the Year: For the water company that made the most significant contribution to the development of the international water sector in 2018.
  • Desalination Company of the Year: For the desalination company which made the greatest overall contribution to the desalination industry in 2018.
  • Smart Water Company of the Year: For the desalination company which made the greatest overall contribution to the desalination industry in 2018.
  • Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year: For the early-stage technology company which made the most impressive commercial breakthrough in the global water technology market in 2018.
  • Water/Wastewater Project of the Year: For the water or wastewater treatment plant, commissioned during 2018 that shows the greatest innovation in terms of optimising its physical or environmental footprint.
  • Industrial Water Project of the Year: For the project, commissioned in 2018, that represents the most impressive technical or environmental achievement in the field of industrial water.
  • Municipal Desalination Plant of the Year: For the municipal desalination plant, commissioned during 2018, that represents the most impressive technical or ecologically sustainable achievement in the industry.
  • Industrial Desalination Plant of the Year: For the industrial desalination plant, commissioned during 2018, that represents the most impressive technical or ecologically sustainable achievement in the industry.
  • Water Deal of the Year: For the project finance deal, signed in 2018, which has made the biggest contribution to the advancement of private sector participation in the international water sector.
  • Water Leaders Award: For the most dramatic performance improvement in a water utility in the developing world in 2018.
  • Smart Water Project of the Year: For the project that most effectively harnessed digital solutions to achieve excellence in water or wastewater management in 2018.
  • Water Technology Company of the Year: For the company which has made the most significant contribution to the field of water technology in 2018.
  • 2019 Water Technology Idol: Presented to the early-stage company whose technology could change the future of the water market.

Criteria

  • Nominations are open to everyone.
  • Anyone (as an individual or on behalf of a company) can nominate a company, project, plant, technology, deal or initiative to be recognised by the Global Water Awards.
  • Individuals can submit nominations for themselves or others.
  • Individuals can nominate in as many categories as they want, and nominate multiple times in each category.
  • All nominee applications are made on a confidential basis.
  • Criteria for nominations (For all categories except The Water Leaders Award and Technology Idol 2019):
    • The company, project, or initiative must be able to demonstrate a significant contribution to the water industry. Specific factors to highlight are: improved operations and energy efficiency, technological innovation and the implementation of sustainable financial models.
    • The outcomes of the project or initiative must have been reported in 2018.
    • In the event that the company, project, or initiative is shortlisted after the nominations process, the company’s CEO should be available to attend the Global Water Awards Gala Dinner on 9 April, 2019 where the winner will be announced.
  • For Water Leaders Award: The Water Leaders’ Award goes to the publicly owned utility from a developing country that is able to demonstrate an outstanding step-change in performance improvement in 2018.
    • The utility must by publicly owned;
    • The utility must be from a developing country as defined by the United Nations;
    • The utility must be able to demonstrate a step-change in performance improvement in the 2018 period
    • In the event that the utility is shortlisted after the nominations process, the utility’s CEO should be available to attend the Global Water Awards Gala Dinner on 9 April, 2019 where the winner will be announced.
  • For Water Technology Idol 2019
    • The technology must be early stage and be able to demonstrate realistic expectations for commercialization.
    • In the event that the project is shortlisted after the nominations process, a senior representative from the company must be available to attend the Global Water Summit and make a 10 minute presentation at the designated session on the afternoon of Monday 9 April 2019. Nominee presentations will be followed by Q & A from the judges and attending delegate audience. The winner will then be determined by a live audience vote at the end of the session.

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