Water Champion Awards
WWMC accepts entries from organizations, as well as individuals. All those seeking an award must be able to demonstrate participation in the World Water Monitoring Challenge program specifically. Individuals affiliated with any member of the awards committee will not be considered.
To enter yourself or your group/organization, please complete the Award Entry Form and send it along with support materials (see guidelines) to:
World Water Monitoring Challenge
c/o Water Environment Federation
601 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
You may also e-mail your entry to email@example.com. Electronic submissions are preferred. Entries for WWMC 2013 must be received by January 15, 2014. For questions, please contact WWMC at the above e-mail address, or via phone at +1 703 535 5264.
Individuals and groups who entered in the past may enter themselves for consideration again. In order to give all applicants a fair chance, no single applicant will be awarded more than two consecutive years in a single category.
Guidelines for Support Materials
We encourage you to provide additional information that may be helpful to the award committee, such as letters of support, related articles and press coverage. However, the application package must be no more than 20 single-sided or 10 double-sided pages in total. Brief written descriptions or photographs incorporated into the package (i.e. easily photocopied) should be submitted in lieu of video or audio recordings, books, posters, lengthy articles and reports, or similar materials.
Awardees will be chosen by a subcommittee of the World Water Monitoring Challenge Regional Panel of Judges, which is comprised of key program sponsors and representatives from the Water Environment Federation, the International Water Association, and other organizations who share clean water goals.
WWMC will award 12 Water Champion awards in March 2014. Awards will be made to one individual and to one group in each of six (6) regions. The six regions, each represented by its own panel of judges, are:
- Africa (includes portions of the Middle East)
- Asia (includes portions of the Middle East)
- Australia & Oceania
- North America (includes Central America & the Caribbean)
- South America
Click here to view a list of countries/territories and their assigned regions.
Awards and Recognition
Award recipients will receive a commemorative plaque and WWMC materials of their choosing up to a value of US $500. Items selected may include any combination of WWMC test kits, t-shirts for future events, posters, or displays. Other items may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Additionally, awardees will be recognized via e-mail blasts, the WWMC website and a press release on March 22 (World Water Day).