SWAT Awards

Smart Water Application Technologies is announcing a new awards program to recognize water providers that are committed to promoting outdoor water conservation by increasing engagement and partnerships with important stakeholders.


Cities, counties and utilities involved in programs or campaigns that promote outdoor water conservation are eligible to apply. Eligible programs must be active or implemented after Jan. 1, 2018. Participation is open to IA members and nonmembers.

Award Categories

The SWAT awards will annually recognize water providers with awards in two categories.

Outstanding Industry Partnership Award

The Outstanding Industry Partnership Award recognizes the efforts of programs or campaigns to increase partnerships with landscape professionals, irrigation contractors and other professionals with irrigation responsibilities to promote outdoor water conservation.

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Outstanding Public Engagement Award

The Outstanding Public Engagement Award recognizes programs or campaigns that have worked to engage and educate residential and/or commercial end users on smart and efficient technologies, best practices, and programs related to outdoor water conservation.

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Important Dates

  • June 3, 2019 – applications open
  • July 31, 2019 – application deadline
  • Sept. 1, 2019 – award recipients notified
  • Oct. 2, 2019 – awards presented at WaterSmart Innovations in Las Vegas

For more information about the SWAT awards, contact Senior Government and Public Affairs Manager Sarah Roth (703.536.7080).