Celebrating the winners of the 2020 Water’s Next awards

The 11th  annual Canadian Water Summit celebrated the winners of the 2020 Water’s Next Awards on June 11, 2020.

Hosted by Water Canada’s Managing Editor Andrew Macklin, the presentation of the 2020 Water’s Next Awards recognized individuals, projects, and technologies that have made significant contributions to the water industry in Canada.

“This year’s Water’s Next award finalists and winners reflect the very best of the Canadian water sector,” said Macklin. “The people, projects, and technologies recognized show the incredible work being done to improve the quality of our drinking water, the health of our water systems, and the resilience of our communities. We are very fortunate to have such a vibrant, dedicated workforce in the water industry here in Canada.”

The winners of the 2020 Water’s Next Awards are:
Category—People: Academic Leader
Julia Baird—Brock University
Category—People: Business Leader
John Gillis—Innovation Cluster, Peterborough and the Kawarthas
Category—People: Government Leader
Barry Orr—City of London
Category—People: Non-Government Leader
Chitra Gowda—Conservation Ontario
Category—People: Water Operator
Krista Derrickson—Westbank First Nation
Category—People: Young Professional
Anum Khan—Ryerson University
Category—Projects and Technology: Conveyance
City of Waterloo
Category—Projects and Technology: Drinking Water
Logistec
Category—Projects and Technology: Early Adoption
Bishop Water—The Nation Municipality
Category—Projects and Technology: Stormwater
City of Vancouver—Rain City Strategy
Category—Projects and Technology: Wastewater
Sentry and BQE Water (tie)
Category—Projects and Technology: Water Resources
Aclarus Ozone
Project of the Year
City of Vancouver—Rain City Strategy
Water Steward of the Year
Melina Scholefield—City of Vancouver

The 2021 Water’s Next awards will be celebrated as part of the 2021 Canadian Water Summit, which is being hosted in collaboration with the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association’s (CWWA) Window on Ottawa. More information about the 2021 Canadian Water Summit and Window on Ottawa is available here.

 

Source: Water Canada

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