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Watermark Awards Submission

Submission Deadline Extended! January 31, 2022 February 7, 2022
Sponsored by the Water Environment Association of Texas and the Texas Section of the American Water Works Association
New submission process this year!
  • You'll be able to upload all of your submission items in one place
  • You can upload multiple items to support your entry but each file size is limited to 10 MB
  • You'll create your own login in the new system so you'll be able to save your work in progress and revisit your submissions before finalizing them

Watermark Member Awards
Who Can Enter?
Anyone who is a member of the Water Environment Association of Texas or the Texas Section of the American Water Works Association is eligible to enter.

About The Award
The Watermark Award for communications excellence recognizes WEAT and Texas Section AWWA members who have produced top quality communications. Effective internal and external communication is essential to a member’s ability to provide excellent service.

Today’s water resource professionals must communicate with a variety of audiences to achieve success. Through these awards, WEAT and Texas Section AWWA hope to heighten awareness among all water resource professionals about the importance of effective communication.

Why Enter?
If you’ve produced high-quality, effective communications, we want to reward you.


Watermark Categories:
I.  Communications programs: internal campaigns, external campaigns, crisis communications
II. Publications: annual reports, water quality reports, brochures, postcards, etc.
III. Digital Content: websites, social media, infographics, logos, etc.
IV. Community Outreach and Education Programs: events, curriculums, programs
V. OpEds and Features: guest editorials or columns, feature stories or series
VI. Multimedia: video and photography

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Watermark Media Awards
Who Can Enter?
Any Texas online, print or broadcast media professional is eligible to enter.

Who Sponsors the Awards?
The Water Environment Association of Texas and the Texas Section of the American Water Works Association.

About the Award
The Watermark Award for media excellence is designed to recognize Texas media who have raised the public’s level of understanding of water issues in Texas. Texas media have advanced community understanding and support for water resources significantly by interpreting issues affecting water in our state.

Why Enter?
If you’ve provided your audience with accurate, insightful information about their water resources, we want to recognize you.

Why Water?
Water is a precious resource – our economic vitality and our very lives depend on a safe, adequate water supply. Yet many people don’t think about the issues that affect their water resources, or are influenced by inaccurate or incomplete information.

The Award
Each winner will receive a beautiful etched glass award.

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