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AWA Infrastructure Innovation Award
  • The Infrastructure Innovation Award showcases significant and innovative infrastructure projects and initiatives within the water industry.


    Open to all organisations within the water industry.  


    • Innovative, unique or other outstanding features of the initiative which sets it apart from common practice among comparable enterprises.
    • Relevance to the Australian water industry and how it will bring innovation and new solutions to the sector.
    • Demonstrated or strongly anticipated environmental and/or water resource benefits as a result of the nominated initiative.
    • Demonstrated or strongly anticipated social benefits as a result of the nominated initiative.
    • Incorporates sustainable design principles (social, economic, environmental).
    • Evidence that the initiative was carried out or came to fruition during the two years preceding the nomination date.


    Please check whether your local branch offers the Infrastructure Innovation Award. Where offered, nominations must be entered into the branch awards. Branch winners will be automatically nominated for the national award.


    Where no relevant branch awards are offered, nominations can be submitted directly to the AWA National Office.

    International award

    Winner may be nominated for regional/international IWA awards if appropriate.

    Awarded at

    Ozwater or separate awards reception

    Submitting your nomination

    Submissions should be submitted electronically and must include the following compiled information:

    • Nomination form 
    • Introduction to the nominee organisation(s) and the project being nominated (maximum 250 words)
    • Response to criteria (maximum 15 A4 pages)
    • Photo of project team or one of the project elements for promotional purposes (in jpg or similar format)
    • Two letters of reference outlining demonstration of criteria (maximum 500 words)
    • Supporting documentation (optional) which may include articles, publications, media, etc


    Closing Date

    Nominations for the national award close 1 August 2014.


    Nominations for branch awards close earlier than the national awards and it is recommended that you check with your local branch for the relevant closing date.



    We invite you to combine resources with AWA and other sponsors to showcase the commitment, innovation and excellence of the Australian water industry by supporting AWA's National Water Awards Program. With your backing this program will continue to be positioned as the premier event to recognise excellence and innovation across the water industry. To learn how your business can partner with AWA on the National Water Awards Program read the Infrastructure Innovation Award Sponsorship Prospectus.   


    AWA Awards  

    ph. 02 9436 0055

    Australian Water Association
    PO Box 222, St Leonards NSW 1590