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GWI Announces Winners of 2017 Global Water Awards
May 9, 2017

Global Water Intelligence (GWI), an Oxford, UK-based information firm that researches and publishes business data and information about water markets worldwide, has announced the winners of the 2017 Global Water Awards. The awards were announced in a ceremony presented by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a former trader, risk specialist and author, at the Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid, Spain.

Awards were presented to The Leading Utilities of the World, the latest initiative of the Global Water Leaders Group and is the Gold Standard for utility performance. The Inaugural Meeting, sponsored by CH2M, featured presentations by six utilities highlighting their achievements and their acceptance into the network by an advisory board – all of whom represent utilities that have an unimpeachable record of innovation and performance. Trophies were awarded to Mr. Howard Neukrug, Advisory Board Chair of The Global Water Leaders Group advisory board and the new members accepted into The Leading Utilities of the World Network.

The winners of the 2017 Global Water Awards are:

Water Company of the Year
Winner: Acciona Agua
Distinction: Kurita Water Industries

Desalination Company of the Year
Winner: Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction
Distinction: Utico

Smart Water Company of the Year
Winner: Suez
Distinction: Xylem

Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year
Winner: Water Planet
Distinction: Emefcy

Water/Wastewater Project of the Year
Winner: Perth Groundwater Replenishment Scheme, Australia
Distinction: Antarctic Reuse Project

Industrial Water Project of the Year
Winner: Co-op Refinery Complex, Canada
Distinction: ETHYDCO ZLD Plant, Egypt

Municipal Desalination Plant of the Year
Winner: Yanbu 3, Saudi Arabia
Distinction: Az-Zour North 1, Kuwait

Industrial Desalination Plant of the Year
Winner: Escondida SWRO, Chile
Distinction: Sadara SWRO, Saudi Arabia

Water Deal of the Year
Winner: Vista Ridge Pipeline Financing, United States
Distinction: Barka 4 IWP Financing, Oman

Water Leaders Award
Winner: Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company, Kenya
Distinction: Water Authority of Fiji

Water Technology Idol
Winner: Mattershift

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.

For more information, visit the Global Water Awards site.

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