International Desalination Association 2019 Industry and Sustainability Awards Open for Nomination

IDA World Congress Gala Dinner will be held in Dubai


International Desalination Association (IDA) is delighted to announce that, at this year’s World Congress Gala Dinner in Dubai, Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019, we will be honoring the efforts of selected companies, organizations, and even cities with new awards. The nomination period for these awards is now open. Those who challenge themselves to innovate and meet the increasing demands for municipal and industrial water needs, will be acknowledged for their exceptional contributions to the Desalination and Water Reuse Sectors. These expanded awards better reflect the diversity of contribution present in the water industry. From municipalities to corporations, the new IDA award categories are now able to recognize the varied ways in which the global community is tackling water scarcity in order to ensure a future in which clean water and sanitation are universal.

The Awards are open to IDA members and non-members. To nominate, an IDA member must submit an email to awards@idadesal.org on or before the deadline of  30 July 2019 with the following information.

  1. The name of the nominee
  2. The specific Award
  3. How the nominee exemplifies the spirit of the award (100 words).

Below is the list of awards for the Desalination and Water Reuse Sector:01. Best Public Private Partnership

The company that exemplifies collaboration and creativity.

02. Most Innovative Utility in a Least Developed Country

The utility that innovates this notoriously conservative industry.

03. Best Private Company (Latin America and Caribbean Region)

The company making the most impressive overall contribution in this region.

04. Best Private Company (Asia-Pacific Region)

The company making the most impressive overall contribution in this region.

05. Best Private Company (MENA Region)

The company making the most impressive overall contribution in this region.

06. Most Innovative Company

For the company that executed the project we all wish we had thought of.

07. Best Disruptive Technology

For the company that executed the project that employed a breakthrough technology that is changing the way we do business.

08. The Most Progressive Disruptive Policy in Water Reuse

For the project that is moving the needle in the public sector to support and grow water reuse implementation.

09. Best Performing Company in Water Reuse

For the company that has exemplified efficiency, best-in-class technology, and operations to earn the reputation for the highest quality performance.

Sustainability Awards

10. The Best Nature-based Solution Technology

For the company that is leveraging naturally occurring systems and technologies to create sustainable, renewable sources of water.

11. The Most Resilient City

For the city that has created infrastructures and best practices for a community that can thrive and adapt to the changing climate and water availability.

12. Most Innovative Water – Energy Nexus Project

For the project that bridges the gap and capitalizes on the synergies between the water and energy needs of its community.

13. Best SDG 6 Implementor

For the project in the industry making the most strides in providing clean water and sanitation for all.

14. Best Corporate Social Responsibility Project

To the company that utilized desalination or water reuse technology to improve the lives of the communities where they work or create a more sustainable supply chain in their business.

 

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