Awards

ACWA’s awards program is our way of shining a spotlight on the outstanding agencies, member volunteers, lawmakers and water leaders whose exceptional service helps to advance our organizational mission.

ACWA is now accepting applications for Clair A. Hill Agency Award, Excellence in Water Leadership Award and the Outreach Award for Most Effective Agency on a Federal Issue. 

The association recognizes the people and programs that contributed to a stronger ACWA through the following programs:

For questions about ACWA’s Awards Program, please call (916) 441-4545 or email awards@acwa.com.

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Webinar: Learn How to Apply for the $830M SGIP Funds

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Federal Regulatory Issues Chart

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Comment letter: ACWA Comments on De-Energization

Agency: California Public Utilities Commission Subject: Association of California Water Agencies Comments on Proposed Additional Modified De-Energization Guidelines and Files […]

Priority Issues Bulletin

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Recommendations for Resilient Headwaters

ACWA’s headwater documents showcase the importance of improved headwaters management. Benefits include increased water yield and quality, enhanced natural features […]

Improved Management of California’s Headwaters

  Improved Management of California’s Headwaters outlines ACWA’s updated Headwaters Policy Principles, which were adopted by the ACWA Board of […]

Comment letter: ACWA Comments on Draft Water Resilience Portfolio

To: Nancy Vogel, Director of the Governor’s Water Portfolio Program Subject: Association of California Water Agencies’ Comments regarding the Draft […]

Comment Letter: ACWA Joint Comments on Draft Policy for the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund

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ACWA’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

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Comment Letter: ACWA Comments on Urban Water Conservation Reporting

Agency: State Water Resources Control Board Subject: Proposed Urban Water Conservation Reporting Regulations Description: ACWA provided public comment on the proposed urban […]

Federal Legislative Matrix

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Comment Letter: ACWA Comments on Public Health Goals for PFAS

Agency: Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment Subject: Public Health Goals for perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate Description: ACWA provided public comment […]

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