Global Water Awards 2018

The Global Water Awards

Nominate now for the Global Water Awards 2018

Each year, the coveted Global Water Awards are presented at the Global Water Summit, the major business conference for the water industry worldwide. The Awards acknowledge the most important achievements in the international water industry within several categories.

Visit the Global Water Awards website and submit your nominations for the 2018 Awards 


Pavillon d’Armenonville, Paris, France – the venue for the Global Water Awards 2018 ceremony

The Global Water Awards 2018 Ceremony will take place at the Pavillon d’Armenonville in Paris, France on the evening of 16 April 2018. Submit your nominations for the 2018 awards here:

Go to the Global Water Awards Website Nominate Now

Established in 2006 by Global Water Intelligence, the Global Water Awards recognise and reward those initiatives in the water, wastewater and desalination sectors that are moving the industry forward through improved operating performance, innovative technology adoption and sustainable financial models.

Nominations are shortlisted by a panel of industry experts and the winners are voted for by Global Water Intelligence and Water Desalination Report subscribers, reflecting the views of the international water community.



Water Company of the Year
Desalination Company of the Year
Breakthrough Water Technology Company of the Year
Smart Water Company of the Year
Water / Wastewater Project of the Year
Reuse Project of the Year
Industrial Water Project of the Year
Desalination Plant of the Year
Water Deal of the Year
Water Leaders Award
Water Technology Idol




The Global Water Awards 2018 is proudly sponsored by:

Evoqua Water Technologies


16 November 2017 – Nominations open

31 January 2018 – Nominations close

15 February 2018 – The voting shortlist is released online and in GWI Magazine

1 March 2018 – Voting will open

31 March 2018 – Voting will close (3am GMT)

16 April 2018 – Winners announced