Outstanding Contributions to the Water Environment for Non-Members

This award is presented to an individual that has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments and contributions in improving the water environment. This includes actions that have demonstrated commitment, leadership, and an understanding of significant water environment issues, providing an outstanding or unique improvement in the water environment at the local, regional, national or international level.


  1. Documented accomplishments or contributions by an individual that shows improvement in issues affecting the water environment.
  2. Only individuals who are not currently members of the Water Environment Federation qualify for this award.
  3. It is anticipated that the nominee's contribution will be in the areas of legislation, public service, teaching, or other areas of public prominence.


  • Nomination Form 
  • One page biography of the nominee
  • Specific reasons for the nomination (two pages maximum)
  • Any other supporting material required under the criteria or that you feel would be helpful in the selection process.

Nominations Accepted From:

WEF Members
WEF Member Associations
WEF Committees

Nominations Deadline:

Please submit final copy of your nomination to by April 1.