ACWA Accepting Applications and Nominations for Fall Awards by Matt Veeh Jul 9, 2019 Water News ACWA will present several awards at its 2019 Fall Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, being held Dec. 3-6, and the deadline to apply for one of the awards is quickly approaching. The following awards will be presented at the Fall Conference: John P. Fraser Emissary Award honors individual ACWA member volunteers who have made remarkable and visible contributions to the enhancement, protection or development of water resources in California by participating in, supporting and advancing ACWA’s mission and goals. Submission deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 3. Huell Howser Best in Blue Award honors outstanding public water agency efforts in communicating important information to customers, legislators, media, the public and others. The award focuses on projects and programs that quantifiably meet an agency’s public information, communications or outreach goals in an innovative way while making effective use of available resources. Submission deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 3. Outreach Awards acknowledge members for their advocacy on issues critical to our industry. The awards for most active member agencies in each region are based on outreach interactions – including letters, faxes, emails, telephone calls or in-person contacts – consistent with ACWA’s positions or stated policies. There are also three special recognition categories. Submission deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 1. For more details about all the awards, including eligibility requirements and submission guidelines, please visit www.acwa.com/about/awards.