The Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards are given to:
Government Agency / Water Utility — Awarded to a water agency or municipality that takes an innovative approach to encourage water conservation. Programs that are able to quantify their benefits will receive extra consideration.
Business — Awarded to an individual business or business group that accomplishes significant water savings through innovative conservation methods. Preference will be given to programs that can be replicated in that industry or in Silicon Valley.
Organization — Awarded to a nongovernmental organization (including but not limited to faith-based groups, nonprofits, schools and homeowners associations) that has developed programs to promote or implement water conservation and recycling measures.
Greenscape Management — Awarded to a business, organization or agency that has demonstrated positive water conservation measures related to the landscaping of buildings, parks, playing fields, cemeteries and/or golf courses.
Education — Awarded to a business, organization, agency or individual that has successfully educated others about the importance of water conservation and ways to achieve water conservation results.
Water Champion — Awarded to a private or public individual whose conservation efforts inspire you and others to use water more wisely. A Water Champion could be your local legislator, your child's science teacher, the manager of the local nursery, or someone else whose passion you admire."
Basic criteria for Water Conservation Awards:
Additional consideration will be given to programs or projects that: