Best In Blue: Achieving Communications Excellence

ACWA's Huell Howser Best in Blue Award honors outstanding public water agency efforts in communicating with customers, legislators, media, the public and others. The award focuses on innovation and transparency, and takes budget into consideration.

A variety of communications programs are eligible, including short- and long-term public outreach programs, crisis communications programs, employee relations programs, self-promotion campaigns, customer education programs, legislative outreach programs and agency anniversary campaigns. School education programs are not eligible for this award.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, Sept. 1.  The award is presented annually at ACWA’s Fall Conference & Exhibition. Guidelines and an official entry form are available here.

Past Winners

2016: Joshua Basin Water District

2015: Dublin San Ramon Services District

2014: Cucamonga Valley Water District

2013: City of San Diego

2012: City of Sacramento