Water Industry Awards 2018 Finalists 

Congratulations to all our 2018 finalists! After a record-breaking number of entries, and an impressive standard of quality, our 2018 judges really had their work cut out! 

WWT's Editor, James Brockett said: “With an extremely healthy number of entries this year and an extremely high standard, our judges had a very difficult time determining the shortlist for the Water Industry Awards and an even harder time picking the winners. ” 

Join us for an evening of celebration, glamour and networking  on 21st May, 2018 as we reveal the winners.

Alliancing and Partnership Initiative of the Year

Enabling a competitive water market, MOSL and CGI

NWG Innovation Festival, Northumbrian Water Group

The Northampton Pilot - Systems Thinking, Anglian Water Kier Clancy Docwra Alliance

Woolmans Wood mains replacement schemem, Southern Water and Clancy Docwra

Business Intelligence Strategic Partnership, South West Water and Hitachi Consulting


Customer Service Initiative of the Year

Machine Learning for 'Very Satisfied' Customers, Anglian Water

Utileyes, Northumbrian Water Group

Developer Services New Water Connection Customer Journey, Anglian Water

Caffa Mill Rising Main, Fowey, Cornwall, South West Water Delivery Alliance H5O

One bill - one team, South East Water and Southern Water


Data Project of the Year

Increasing call pickup with AI, Anglian Water

Sustainable Drainage Systems Planning, Thames Water Utilities

Business Intelligence Strategic Partnership - Pollution Prevention, South West Water in partnership with Hitachi Consulting

Intelligent Alarms, Anglian Water

Development of a multi-disciplinary impact assessment approach for the assessment of impact of water abstraction upon shad populations, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, Natural Resources Wales, APEM


Drainage & Flood Prevention Initiative of the Year

Intellistorm, Waterscan

Slowing the flow in the Calder Valley, Yorkshire Water

The Northumbria Integrated Drainage Partnership, The Northumbria Integrated Drainage Partnership

RainScape, Welsh Water Capital Delivery Alliance

Waste Water Network Monitoring, Severn Trent Water


Energy & Carbon Initiative of the Year

Energy Demand Management, Severn Trent

The future of the water cycle in the UK, Scot-Consult

Swansea Bay Wind Turbine, Welsh Water Capital Delivery Alliance

Energy Efficiency Monitoring System (EEMS), Anglian Water Services


Engineering Project of the Year

Greener Grangetown Water Sensitive Urban Design, Cardiff Council, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, Natural Resources Wales, Arup (Designers), ERH Communications and Civil Engineering (Contractor)

Hook & Johnston Wastewater Treatment Works - Growth Projects, Welsh Water Capital Delivery Alliance

The Elan Valley Aqueduct (EVA) Rehabilitation Project, Severn Trent Water & BNM Alliance

Ambergate Reservoir Renewal, One Severn Trent (Severn Trent Water, Laing O'Rourke & NMCNomenca)

Scottish Water Shieldhall Strategic Tunnel - Costain Vinci Joint Venture / AECOM


Health and Safety Initiative of the Year

Virtual Reality Site Inductions - Scottish Water Framework, Morrison Construction

Employer Project Induction Centre (EPIC), Tideway, in partnership with Active Training Team (ATT)

Wellbeing App and Practitioner, Lanes Group

Roadworks safety initiative, Wessex Water

Morrison Utility Services Lone Worker App, Morrison Utility Services

New Cable Strike Avoidance Tools, Affinity Water


Most Innovative New Technology of the Year

Intelligent Traffic Lights, Kier Integrated Services

Satellite Leak Detection, SUEZ & Utilis Corporation

Wessex Water's supply grid and optimiser technology, Wessex Water Services

AMA Growth Alliance Digital Transformation, EWM Alliance

CENTAUR ™, Environmental Monitoring Solutions (EMS)

Microvi MicroNiche Engineering Platform for Nitrate Removal, Microvi Biotechnologies



Most Innovative Use of an Existing Technology

Online Zetasizer for fully automated coagulation control, Severn Trent and Malvern Panalytical 

Practical Applications Of Flow Cytometry, Northumbrian Water Group

HUBER Disc Thickener S-DISC Stratford Milcote STW, HUBER Technology

Igloo 360 SMART Training Theatre, Lanes Group

Soneco® - The combined use of Electrolysis & Ultrasound for effective P Removal, Southern Water and Power & Water - UKWIR Initiative

Handheld Non-Destructive Testing of Electro Fusion Joints, Scottish Water, the Caledonia Water Alliance (Morrison Utility Services & AECOM) and Impact Solutions

Dalmacoulter Resilience Scheme: PipeDiver Inline Inspection, Scottish Water and the Caledonia Water Alliance (Morrison Utility Services & AECOM)


People Initiative of the Year

Water Process Technican Trailblazer Delivery, Severn Trent

Great Place to Work (GPTW) programme, Northumbrian Water Group

'Skills for the Future' - the Young Water Dragons Competition and Award, Future Water Association

Anglian Waters Sponsored Courses and Apprenticeships, Anglian Water

Menopause - Removing the Taboo, Severn Trent


Sludge & Resource Recovery of the Year

Building an Innovative Renewable Energy Ecosystem in a Wastewater Treatment Plant through Co-location of Food Waste Digestion and Biomethane Generation, GENeco (Wessex Water)

Aberystwyth Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW) Sludge Project, Welsh Water Capital Delivery Alliance

HHUBER Disc Thickener S-DISC Stratford Milcote STW, HUBER Technology

INCOVER, Isle Utilities and Aimen


Water Company of the Year

Severn Trent

Northumbrian Water Group

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

South East Water


Water Industry Contractor of the Year


NM Group

Water Direct

Morrison Utility Services

Lanes Group



Water Resilience Initiative of the Year

“Together we know h2ow” – A water and farming partnership initiative to secure long-term water resilience, South East Water

Wessex Water's integrated water supply grid, Wessex Water Services

Resilient and Dynamically Adaptive Water Distribution Networks for a Sustainable Future, Bristol Water, Cla-Val & Imperial College London

Super Splash Heroes, Northumbrian Water Group

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