Deadlines Approaching for ACWA’s 2020 Fall Awards by ACWA Staff Aug 4, 2020 Water News ACWA will present several awards at its 2020 Fall Conference & Exhibition, and the deadline to apply for two of the awards is quickly approaching. ACWA’s 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. 1. ACWA’s 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. 1. ACWA’sOutreach 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 Thursday, Oct. 1. For more details about all the awards, including eligibility requirements and submission guidelines, visit www.acwa.com/about/awards.