Congratulations to our 2022 finalists!

Alliance or Partnership Initiative of the Year

  • Bristol Water, Network Plus and Lewis Civil Engineering - Bristol Water Network Maintenance Intelligent Partnership
  • Greater London Authority's Collaboration Partnership, with Thames Water and Affinity Water, alongside TfL, Cadent, SGN, UK Power Networks, Network Rail - Collaboration Partnership
  • FYLD and Morrison Water Services
  • Living with Water partnership supported by Stantec is Yorkshire Water, Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Environment Agency, and University of Hull - LWW Phase II: creating long term resilience through a blue-green systems-based approach
  • Northern Ireland Water, McAdam, BSG, DPS, EPS & RPS – Off-Site Construction of Drinking Water Booster Stations
  • Scottish Water, Royal HaskoningDHV, ESD, EPS - Nereda technology at Inverurie WWTP
  • Thames Water & Barhale Alliance - Tunnels & Aqueducts Programme: Delivering a step-change
  • WSP and Article 25 - Collège Amadou Hampaté BA

Asset Management Initiative of the Year

  • Abloy UK - CIPE Manager - Security Management System
  • Anglian Water and Business Modelling Associates - How Adaptive Planning Builds Resilience
  • Northern Ireland Water - Pilot Plant Systems
  • Anglian Water and Samotics - Samotics' asset health monitoring system SAM4 for Anglian Water
  • Binnies UK - Digital and Dynamic Asset Management Plans
  • Galliford Try - Ultra-Filtration Modular Build at West Hyde WTW
  • SES Water in partnership with Echologics and Atkins - DMA Asset Health
  • Water Research Centre - The Expert Resin Lining Group (ERLG) and UKAS accredited Nominated Certifying Body

Consultancy of the Year

  • APEM
  • Binnies UK
  • Clearsight Energy
  • Isle Utilities
  • Stantec
  • Wood

Contractor of the Year

  • Galliford Try
  • Jet Aire Services
  • Network Plus
  • MWH Treatment

Customer Initiative of the Year

  • Galliford Try - “Life Changing” Customer Service at Eyemouth
  • Lanes Group - Customer Advocacy Programme
  • Severn Trent - Improving the Flooding Journey
  • Skewb - Developer Services Transformation
  • South Staffs Water in collaboration with Echo Managed Services and OnSite - Creation of Proactive Customer Operations Centre
  • South West Water - Our Strategic Approach to Addressing Affordability & Vulnerability
  • Southern Water and Aqualogic partnership - Water Saving Home Visits Programme
  • WGM Engineering - Collaborative Customer Excellence on the Frontline

Digitalisation Project of the Year

  • Binnies UK - Intelligent Dam Monitoring System (iDMS)
  • Costain and Focus Sensors - Dark Fibres Leak Detection Project
  • FYLD and Morrison Water Services
  • Galliford Try - Cracking the Carbon Challenge with Hypervine
  • Morrison Water Services - Blicker AI - Using new technology to improve data quality
  • MWH Treatment - Thames Gateway Project
  • South East Water and APEM - H2OVER® - fast identification of pollution sources and abstractions
  • Wessex Water and UnifAI Technology - Real-Time Bacteria Monitoring and Alerts Using AI Powered Sensing
  • WSP Flood Defence Investment Tool - FRIP

Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year

  • Anglian Water - How Anglian Water’s religious holiday swap delivers greater inclusion across our business
  • Morrison Water Services and M Group Services Water Division - M Group Services Water Division Womens' Network (WDWN)
  • Severn Trent Water - The design and rollout of the first PPE headscarf
  • Stantec - Neurodiversity Employee Resource Group
  • United Utilities - Recruiting a diverse apprenticeship cohort
  • Wood - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative

Drinking Water Initiative of the Year

  • Anglian Water - Anglian Water's Slug it Out programme
  • Atkins and Anglian Water SPA - SPA Water Quality management
  • Northern Ireland Water, BSG & DPS - Off-Site Construction of Drinking Water Booster Stations
  • Northumbrian Water Group - Mosswood and Lumley water treatment works UV project
  • Northumbrian Water Group, Siemens and the University of Sheffield - Water Quality Analytics-As-A-Service
  • Veolia Water & Irish Water - (ECI) Early Contractor Involvement Contract - Athlone Phase 1 upgrade

Groundbreaker Award

  • Alva Tech - Sustainable and Chemical-free water treatment device for agriculture
  • Anglian Water - Anglian Water’s Ruthamford network: bringing resilience and flexible supplies to 900,000 customers
  • Kier Utilities and Northern Ireland Water - HIT-M [Hydrogen Intermodal Transport Model]
  • Microvi Biotech - Microvi MicroNiche Engineering Platform Technology
  • Mott MacDonald Bentley and Severn Trent Water - Spernal Sewage Treatment Works Innovation Trial
  • Ovarro and Anglian Water - Enigma3-BB
  • South West Water and South West Lakes – Biosecurity Washdown Facilities
  • Yorkshire Water, Stantec and Barhale Doosan JV - Clifton Wastewater Treatment Works – Integrated Constructed Wetland

Health & Safety Initiative of the Year

  • Anglian Water - Anglian Water pioneers the introduction of long handled tools to safeguard workers
  • Barhale - Service Avoidance Initiative
  • Costain and United Utilities - Assurance model
  • HUBER Technology, Mott MacDonald and Yorkshire Water (YWS) - Designing with safety in mind: The new service reservoir access method that eliminates key onsite life-threatening health and safety issues
  • J. Murphy & Sons and Thames Water Utilities - Reduction of Person Entry during Northern Outfall Remediation
  • Jacobs - de5ign - Framework for HSE in Design
  • J. Murphy & Sons and IMAC - Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning to enable H&S Trending
  • MWH Treatment - MView+

Natural Capital Initiative of the Year

  • Anglian Water - Anglian Water’s Slug it Out programme: building relationships to support and enhance natural capital in the East of England
  • APEM - COVER+® calculating the natural capital of a geography across different services in one tool
  • Arup and Welsh Water - Nature-Based Solution
  • CMDP-JV and Southern Water - Upgrade of Hailsham South Wastewater Treatment Works
  • Irish Water - Stillorgan Reservoir Upgrade Project
  • Yorkshire Water Services - Beyond Nature Land Management Programme
  • Yorkshire Water, Stantec and Barhale Doosan JV - Clifton Wastewater Treatment Works – Integrated Constructed Wetland

Net Zero Carbon Initiative of the Year

  • Anglian Water with Barclays Bank, BNP Paribas, ING, JP Morgan and Lloyds Bank - Accelerating progress to net zero through sustainable finance: Anglian Water's industry-first sustainability-linked bond
  • Isle Utilities - Trial Reservoir
  • Metasphere - ART Sewer Wastewater Level Monitoring solution
  • Morrison Water Services and AECOM as Caledonian Water Alliance with Scottish Water - The Glasgow Resilience Programme shared carbon reduction core values
  • MWH Treatment - Net Zero Route Map
  • Severn Trent - Strides towards Net Zero, and our transition to a circular economy at Severn Trent
  • Yorkshire Water, Stantec and Barhale Doosan JV - Clifton Wastewater Treatment Works – Integrated Constructed Wetland

Pollution Mitigation Initiative of the Year

  • Anglian Water and Binnies UK - Dynamic Blockage Modelling
  • Metasphere - ART Sewer Wastewater Level Monitoring solution
  • Northumbrian Water Group, Esh-Stantec, Turner & Townsend and Retroflo - Johnson Street Storm Overflow Screening Project
  • SPEL Products - SPEL Stormceptor ESR

Rising Star of the Year

  • Kathryn Dalgleish - RSE
  • India Hutchinson - Stantec
  • Craig Hopkinson - Anglian Water Services - Strategic Pipeline Alliance
  • Liam McCabe - Arup
  • Ciaran McGuckin - WSP
  • Andrew McLeod - Jacobs
  • Samuel Mullaney - Stantec
  • Sophie Ward - Wessex Water

Skills and Workforce Initiative of the Year

  • Costain in Joint Venture (‘JV’) with VINCI Construction Grands Projets and Bachy Soletanche Ltd with the Supply Chain School and the Tideway project - Downloading a Digital Mindset (DDM)
  • Kaymac Marine & Civil Engineering - Commercial Diving Apprenticeship Scheme
  • Water Plus - Supporting employee skills for the future
  • Wood with AEON Health and Fitness - Health and Wellbeing in a Hybrid Work Environment

Smart Water Networks Award

  • Anglian Water - Anglian Water transforms its distribution systems with Enhanced Pressure Monitoring
  • SES Water's fully smart network - iDMA
  • Southern Water, Skewb, and Technolog – Calm Networks
  • South West Water - Developing the Calm Valving facility to deliver water awareness courses and prevent offences caused by third parties
  • WSP - Smart drains to create a more resilient Wokingham

Wastewater Innovation Project of the Year

  • Irish Water - Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project
  • Northumbrian Water Group - Bin the Wipe
  • Southern Water, CMDP-JV & Veolia Water Technologies - Lowest Phosphate Permits in UK at Hailsham North WwTW & Hailsham South WwTW
  • Thames Water and Lanes Group - Van Pack 2.0
  • Water Research Centre - WRcCSO
  • Wessex Water and UnifAI Technology - Real-Time Monitoring and Alerts for Impact of Wastewater Discharges Using AI and Sensing
  • Yorkshire Water, Stantec and Barhale Doosan JV - Clifton Wastewater Treatment Works – Integrated Constructed Wetland

Water Efficiency Project of the Year

  • Advanced Demand Side Management (ADSM) - Eton College and Aquafund
  • Affinity Water and Skewb - SOS: Save Our Streams
  • Northumbrian Water Group - Leaky Loos
  • Northumbrian Water Group - The Ripple Effect
  • Thames Water and Stantec - Hammersmith Pressure Management and Leakage Reduction Project
  • Water Plus - Be Wise On Water: Improving engagement with water - and water efficiency - amongst organisations of all sizes

Water Retailer of the Year

  • Business Stream
  • Everflow
  • Water Plus