Entries Sought for New Best in Blue Award

Entries are due Oct. 1 for ACWA's new Best in Blue Award, recognizing outstanding public affairs and communications programs by ACWA members.

The award, to be presented for the first time this fall, honors public water agencies for their efforts in communicating with customers, legislators, media, the public and others. The award focuses on innovation, transparency and use of available funds.

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, agency anniversary campaigns. School education programs, however, are not eligible for this award.

The deadline for submissions is Oct. 1. The award will be presented at ACWA’s Fall Conference & Exhibition. Details and entry forms may be found here.