WA Water Awards Dinner 2018

WA Water Awards Dinner 2018
The 2018 WA Water Awards Dinner will take place on Friday 26 October 2018 in the Grand River Ballroom of the Pan Pacific Perth, 207 Adelaide Terrace.

The 2018 WA Water Awards Program recognises outstanding achievements and innovations in the State’s water industry. It provides a unique opportunity to showcase the very best of our State’s water knowledge and successes, through the promotion and reward of the achievements of organisations and individuals who demonstrate leadership and innovation in the water industry. 

Come along and celebrate National Water Week and the achievements of the WA water industry at the Australian Water Association’s WA Annual Water Industry Awards Dinner. The dinner will be held at the Pan Pacific Perth with pre-dinner drinks and canapes starting from 6pm, with the 2018 WA Award Winners being announced during a plated 2 course dinner. 

Gerry Gannon, one of Australia's leading MCs will again be leading us into the formalities of the evening and we will receive a Welcome to Country from Whadjuk Noongar woman, Ingrid Cumming.

ur keynote speaker at this year’s dinner is Curtin University’s eminent global urban design and transport sustainability expert, Professor Peter Newman. Professor Newman was recently named Scientist of the Year at the 2018 Western Australian Premier’s Science Awards.

The awards presentation will be followed by the opportunity of networking with your water industry colleagues and associates, around a dessert buffet whilst being entertained by 
Adam & Selina -  brother-sister magicians, illusionists, entertainers and performers. Over the past 20 years, the award-winning duo have been seen by over 30 million people and have raptured audiences worldwide. Adam & Selina have headlined international tours, became grand finalist on Channel Seven’s Australia’s Got Talent and have even performed for Middle-Eastern Royalty.

The finalists for the 2018 WA Water Awards are: 

Infrastructure Project Innovation Award
Syrinx Environmental - Australian Fine China - Sustainable Urban Redevelopment
Water Corporation - Groundwater Replenishment Scheme
AECOM and Department of Water and Environmental Regulation - Kent St Weir Upgrade

Innovating for Sustainable Water and Environmental Outcomes
Advanced Waste Water Systems - Self cleaning automatic filter backflush for the greyflow greywater diversion system
Environmental Engineers International - Investigation into Sensor Technologies to Manage Waste Streams and Optimise the Use of Their By-Products

Program Innovation Award
Department of Water and Environmental Regulation - Revitalising Geographe Waterways
Water Corporation - Aboriginal Supplier Engagement Program
Water Corporation – Tap In

Research Innovation Award
Fremantle Commercial Diving - Watertight Robotics
Environmental Engineers International - Self-Regulating Suspended Biogas Collector (SSBC) Technology
Hydramet - HQ3 Chemical Dosing Spear (Injection Quill)

Student Water Prize
Tom Wheeler, Murdoch University - Renewable Energy Reverse Osmosis Desalination in a Small Rural Village in Indonesia: Case Study
James Pass, Curtin University - The Role of Algae in the Removal of Nutrients from Wastewater
Rhys Carter, Curtin University - Understanding the chemistry of swimming pool water quality to minimise chemical health risks

Water Professional of the Year
Richard Theobald – Department of Health WA
Nick Turner – Water Corporation
Suzanne Brown – Water Corporation

Water Sensitive Urban Design (Grahame Heal) Award
Coterra Environment - Rosehill Waters - Stage 1
City of Bayswater and Water Corporation - Bayswater Brook Catchment Management Plan
Water Corporation and Department of Water and Environmental Regulation - Drainage for Liveability

Young Water Professional of the Year
Kate Bowker - Water Corporation
Aisha Chalmers - Emerge Associates
Anne-Elise Charles – Jacobs Group
Zaw Moe Oo - Water Corporation

After the fast sell out of our Charity Partner, Water Aid's Wine Wall last year we've been informed there will be lots of wine available this year to help Water Aid with their fundraising efforts to unlock people’s potential to have clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene WaterAid will be selling tickets for their 2018 Major Raffle which will be drawn on the night - the major raffle prize is a dinner for three (3) with notable water industry figures - Rosie Wheen (CEO WaterAid Australia), Francois Gouws (President Australian Water Association and TRILITY Managing Director) and Sue Murphy (CEO Water Corporation). This dinner is valued at $775 and has been generously donated by Friends Restaurant. Second prize is two Salt and Co cooking class vouchers valued at $240, and third prize is a La Vigna voucher valued at $100. Tickets are $25, and can be purchased at the Wine Wall. 

Event Details:

Date:              Friday, 26 October 2018
Time:              Pre-dinner drinks from 6:00pm
                        Dinner commences at 6.45pm 
                        Event concludes at 11.00pm

Venue:            Pan Pacific Perth, Grand River Ballroom
Address:         207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth
Dress code:    After 5 

Ticket pricing:

Member/Employee of a Corporate Member/Accompanying Partner: $199
Non-member: $275
Member corporate table of 10: $1890
Non-member table of 10: $2612.50
Student / Retired: $155 (Please note you will be required to show proof of eligibility for discounted ticket rate)


Please note we do not offer refunds, however registrations can be transferred to another person.
If you have any technical issues registering please contact Kyllie Whitehead, email wabranch@awa.asn.au or telephone 0448 146 222.

The 2018 WA Water Awards are proudly supported by:

Diamond Program Partners
Platinum Program Partners

Gold Program Partner

Silver Program Partner

Bronze Program Partner

National YWP Award Partner    SWP Award Partner

26/10/2018 6:00 PM - 26/10/2018 11:00 PM
Grand River Ballroom
Pan Pacific Perth
207 Adelaide Terrace
PERTH, WA 6000 Australia

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