Alexandria, Va. — The WateReuse Association is accepting nominations for the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Water Reuse through Wednesday, June 27. The WateReuse Awards for Excellence celebrate communities, businesses, public-private partnerships, non-profit organizations and individuals that are making significant contributions toward advancing the adoption of water reuse in their community or elsewhere.

New in 2018, the award categories are modernized to showcase and celebrate the wide range of innovative ways in which water reuse is being deployed across the country, and the individuals and organizations leading these efforts.

The 2018 WateReuse Awards for Excellence recognize:

  • water utilities that are embracing water recycling to meet local supply challenges;
  • businesses that are turning to water recycling to bolster their bottom line and meet sustainability goals;
  • customers that are using reclaimed water for critical processes and needs; and
  • individuals who are demonstrating exceptional leadership in helping to spearhead a national movement toward the greater reuse of water.

Any WateReuse member may submit a nomination. Nomination information is available at

The 2018 WateReuse Awards for Excellence will be presented during the 33rd Annual WateReuse Symposium, September 9-12, in Austin, Texas.