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2016 Water Resources / Stormwater Project of Excellence Award


Entries must have been implemented within the last 5 years and owned/designed by a Corporate or Utility Member of GAWP. Projects of non GAWP members must be nominated by a GAWP Utility or Corporate member.

Nominations will be judged based on the degree of innovation, positive impacts to water quality, aquatic habitat or flood control, public involvement/ education, and any other benefits to the community.


Submission Deadline: March 31, 2016


Project Description - Be sure to attach this document to your application below

Attach  a project description of no more than 6 typed, single-spaced, 8½ x 11 pages, minimum 11-point font.

Mail 3 copies to:  GAWP
1655 Enterprise Way
Marietta, GA 30067

Supplemental information:

Map, graphics, photos, or supporting documentation such as associated public outreach materials may be included and will not be counted as part of the six pages. If your project has been tested and has quantifiable water quality benefits, a summary of this data should be provided as supplementation information.

Judging Criteria:

The winning project will be judged by a panel of GAWP members in each of the following categories:

  1. Benefits provided to water quality, habitat or flood control. (30 possible points)
  2. Use of innovative techniques (20 possible points)
  3. Public involvement or education component (20 possible points)
  4. Multi-objective or multi-use project (20 possible points)
  5. Implementation of the project had to overcome unique challenges – regulatory, public opinion, physical, etc. (10 possible points)

Questions: Contact James Moore, GAWRA Secretary - or 404-217-9516. 

Winners will be recognized at the GAWP Stormwater/Watershed Specialty Conference on May 24, 2016 at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center.