GWI Announces Winners of the 2016 Global Water Awards

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Global Water Intelligence (GWI) today announced the winners of the 2016 Global Water Awards, which were presented on Tuesday 19 April at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi during the Global Water Summit. The winners were announced in a ceremony presented by Felipe Calderón.

The winners were announced in a ceremony presented by Felipe Calderón. Mr Calderón, former President of Mexico (2006-2012), delivered an informative speech on the urgent need to address climate change, commenting “4 million people who live now could be under water in the future.” He was also joined on stage by Ron Keating, CEO of Evoqua.

The winners of the 2016 Global Water Awards are:
Water Company of the Year
Winner: Veolia
Distinction: Biwater

Desalination Company of the Year
Winner: Acciona Agua
Distinction: Black and Veatch

Water Technology of the Year
Winner: H2O Innovation
Distinction: GE Water & Process Technologies

Breakthrough Water Technology of the Year
Winner: Desalitech
Distinction: Orège

Water Project of the Year
Winner: Mujib Dam Water Supply Project, Jordan
Distinction: Croton Water Filtration Plant, USA

Wastewater Project of the Year
Winner: Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme, Abu Dhabi
Distinction: Hong Kong Integrated Wastewater and Sludge Management

Desalination Plant of the Year
Winner: The Claude "Bud" Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, USA
Distinction: Ghalilah SWRO, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Water Reuse Project of the Year
Winner: San Diego Pure Water, USA
Distinction: Orange County GWRS Expansion, USA

Industrial Water Project of the Year
Winner: Northern WTP, Australia
Distinction: Changxing Power Plant ZLD Facility, China

Water Deal of the Year
Winner: Changi NEWater II
Distinction: Al Hamra SWRO Financing, UAE

Water Leaders Award
Winner: Water and Sanitation Corporation, Rwanda
Distinction: Rand Water, South Africa

Water Technology Idol
Winner: Water Planet Intelliflux technology
Distinction: Nano Water Structures

The Global Water Awards are voted by subscribed readers of GWI magazine, Water Desalination Report and individual members of the International Desalination Association (IDA). In addition, delegates who registered for the Early Bird Discount were also eligible to vote.

Global Water Awards sponsors include: Amane Advisors, Besix, National Water Company, Aqualia, Miahona, Acciona Agua, GE, Suez, Veolia
Event sponsor: Evoqua

More information on the Global Water Awards can be found at: http://globalwaterawards.com
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