Carbon Reduction Initiative of the Year


This award recognises those companies whose initiatives have made a real and measurable impact in reducing carbon footprint in-house and along the supply chain. This award is open to water companies and authorities, and their contractors and supply chain for campaigns / initiatives carried out at a national, regional or local level. The judges will look for evidence of something more than “business as usual” or mere compliance with industry codes of practice.

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Community Project of the Year


This award recognises those companies whose community initiatives put the public’s wellbeing first and foremost. The initiative’s effectiveness, contribution to the community and how it fits into a company’s CSR target are crucial requirements for this category. The judges will look for evidence of something more than “business as usual” or mere compliance with industry codes of practice.

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Customer Satisfaction Initiative of the Year


This category is for breakthroughs in customer satisfaction.  In other words, what water companies, contractors or sub-contractors are doing to delight their customers – above and beyond their statutory requirements, and capital investment programmes.  It is about the action taken and being prepared to go the extra mile to ensure customers receive the service they expect. Judges will be looking for evidence of something more than “business as usual” or mere compliance with industry codes of practice.

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Data Project of the Year


The emergence of ‘big data’ presents significant challenges and opportunities to the water industry. Water companies need effective systems that make the right information available to the right people at the right time. Working closely with IT, technology and communications companies and through human resource training, water companies can make rapid improvements to their efficiency and cost base by strategic use of data. Best practice will be recognised for data projects and technologies that produce efficiency gains, customer benefit, safer working, cost reductions, more sustainable outcomes.

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Most Innovative Use of an Existing Technology


Innovation has never been higher on the water industry's agenda than it is now, and the sector is well adept at finding the right technology to suit an application. This category rewards the most innovative application of an existing product / technology that has been commercially available since before January 2016. 

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E, F) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Health & Safety Initiative of the Year


This award recognises exceptional commitment to all-round health and safety by a company or organisation within the industry. Entrants must demonstrate an innovative, robust and high quality safety management system together with a minimum of four years’ consistently excellent or continuously improving health and safety performance that goes beyond statutory requirements. The judges will look for evidence of something more than “business as usual” or mere compliance with industry codes of practice.

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E, F) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Most Innovative New Technology of the Year


Innovation has never been higher on the water industry's agenda than it is now, and the sector is well adept at finding the right technology to suit an application. This category rewards the most innovative application of an existing product / technology that has been commercially available since before January 2016. 

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E, F) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Partnership Initiative of the Year


At all stages of the supply chain, the industry is pioneering effective partnerships between water companies, contractors and sub-contractors.  Working closely through partnerships can produce major improvements in efficiency, customer service and overall performance. Best practice will be recognised for partnerships that produce efficiency gains, safer work sites, clearer tendering and products supply, and more effective buying solutions.

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E, F) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

People Initiative of the Year


Finding and holding onto good staff is essential to any successful industry, and the water industry is not alone in experiencing the problems created by the skills shortage. This award seeks out examples of successful, innovative recruitment, training and staff retention initiatives that all parts of the industry can learn from. The judges will look for evidence of something more than “business as usual” or mere compliance with industry codes of practice.

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Sustainable Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the Year


Severe flooding is becoming a common occurrence with Britain’s conventional drainage system unable to cope with sudden and torrential downpours. This category will reward cutting edge solutions or strategies for sustainable drainage and flood management. The judges will look for evidence of something more than “business as usual” or mere compliance with industry codes of practice.

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Team of the Year


This award is for the team that has gone the extra mile during 2016 to deliver innovation and value to their organisation and customers. The team who wins this award will be exceptional. Delivering a solid business as usual service will not be enough – the winning team will be consistently delivering best practice and leading edge ideas.

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  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00

Water Resource Management Initiative of the Year


Water Resource Management is one of the crucial issues to be dealt with in the industry to ensure there is enough water for domestic and non-domestic use while protecting the environment. This category will reward cutting edge solutions or strategies. The judges will look for evidence of something more than “business as usual”.

How to enter:

  • Entering could not be simpler – just complete each section (A, B, C, D, E) of the form.

Eligibility:

  • The Water Industry Achievement Awards are open to companies of ALL sizes. The initiative, project and/or campaign should either be ongoing or have been completed during 2016.

What to include:

  • The judges will want to know how your initiative, product, technology or management approach made a difference, so explain what it was like before you had the great idea. Please note that supporting material will only be called upon where necessary and may not be viewed by the judges – please make your case within the entry form.
  • Word count: Please note that your entry should be no more than 1,000 words.
£75.00