Final Opportunity to Apply for Federal Advocacy Award to be Presented at 2019 D.C. Conference by Matt Veeh Jan 2, 2019 Water News Deadline to Apply is Feb. 1 ACWA will present its 2019 Award for the Most Effective Agency on a Federal Issue at the 2019 ACWA D.C. Conference, being held Feb. 26-28 in Washington D.C. The deadline to apply for the award is February 1. The annual award was established to recognize ACWA member agencies that engage on federal issues as prioritized by the ACWA Federal Affairs Committee. More information about the award, as well as all of ACWA’s outreach awards is available online. Applicants for ACWA’s special recognition awards must submit a Special Outreach Awards Entry Form. The form is two pages long and should take no longer than an hour to complete. ACWA encourages all its member agencies that advocate at the federal level to submit an application so they can be recognized at this year’s conference. ACWA’s Outreach Awards recognize members for their advocacy efforts on issues critical to the water industry. Throughout the year, ACWA asks its members to take action on important legislative and regulatory issues, helping create a coalition to directly affect the outcomes of numerous decisions and advance the association’s legislative and regulatory agenda. ACWA’s Outreach Awards recognize the most active member agency in each region, as well as an overall winner and winners in three special outreach categories. QUESTIONS For questions regarding the ACWA Outreach Program, please contact ACWA Director of Member Outreach & Engagement Tiffany Giammona at (916) 441-4545. For questions regarding the Outreach Awards, please contact ACWA Director of Communications Heather Engel at (916) 441-4545.