International Water Association (IWA) Global Water Award 2020

International Water Association (IWA) Global Water Award 2020

Deadline: April 20, 2020

Do you know someone whose work should be awarded and recognised by the water and wastewater industry globally? Nominate them now for the International Water Association (IWA) Global Water Award 2020.

The IWA Global Water Award recognises those individuals who, through innovative leadership and practice, have made a significant contribution to a world in which water is wisely managed. Showcasing exceptional individuals who have changed industry norms to create lasting progress, IWA Global Water Award aims to recognise and reward those water innovators that are driving change.

The IWA Global Water Awards rewards an individual that has shown exceptional imagination, foresight or resilience to overcome obstacles and challenge industry norms to create new directions and open new possibilities for sustainable water management and practice. She or he must have worked inclusively and with professionals from across sectors and disciplines to create an innovative water solution/management practice that impacts/influences broader sustainable development.


  • Applicants should show demonstrated excellence in science, technology, management or policy;
  • Have vision, leadership, knowledge, persistence, creating new directions and opening new fields;
  • Be recognised internationally within the membership of IWA.


In order to nominate a peer to win the IWA Global Water Award 2020, submit online the reasons why the individual will qualify.

Click here to submit your nomination

For more information, visit IWA Global Water Award.