Infrastructure Project Innovation Award 

Recognises significant and innovative infrastructure projects and initiatives within the water industry.

Complete the Nomination Form

Judging criteria:

  • Initiative is innovative, unique or have other outstanding features which sets it apart from common practice among comparable programs
  • Project has relevance to the Australian water industry
  • Demonstrated or strongly anticipated environmental and/or water resource benefits as a result of the nominated initiative
  • Demonstrated or strongly anticipated social benefits as a result of the nominated initiative
  • Initiative incorporates sustainable design principles - social, economic, environmental
  • Evidence that the initiative was carried out or came to fruition during the two years preceding the nomination date

See a copy of the Nomination Form
 
When completing the online nomination form you will be asked to answer the following:
  • Why was the project being undertaken? (250 words)
  • Project aim
  • Project objectives (please note if these objectives were achieved) (250 words)
  • Project value ($)
  • Number of people involved in the project
  • Project Summary (500 words)
  • What is the project’s relevance to the Australian water industry? (350 words)
  • How is this project innovative? (350 words)
  • Can this innovation be transferred more broadly? If yes, how? (350 words)
  • What are the environmental and/or water resource benefits as a result of the project? (500 words)
  • What are the social benefits as a result of the project? (500 words)
  • How does this project incorporate sustainable design principles – social, economic, environmental? (500 words)
  • Please upload:
    - Lead-organisation bio
    - Hi-resolution photos x 3
  • Please provide a short summary of the project to be used at the awards presentation night, should the project be selected as a finalist. (50 words)

 
Note: Winners of the State Award who progress to the National Award will asked to prepare a three-minute video overview of their project for promotional purposes.

2019 Winner – Australian Infrastructure Project Innovation Award 




Groundwater Replenishment Scheme, Water Corporation

As the first water project of its kind in Australia, the Groundwater Replenishment Scheme has made a significant contribution to the country’s long-term security of water supplies, by creating a new climate-independent water source and increasing the capacity to safely and efficiently recycle water.