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2020 Award Winners



Find out more about our award winners here.

Young Water Professional of the Year 

sponsored by Beca

Hannah Edmond, Mott MacDonald

Paper of the Year 

Sponsored by Hynds 

Vibration Sensors: Listening for network leaks

Eddy Mofardin, David Bergmann, Andrew Forster-Knight, Juan Londono, Jonathon Crook, Alan Bailey 

Paper of the Year - runner up 

Sponsored by Hynds

Bin the Floc, Boost the Rock

Nathan Brown, Art Umble , Isaac Avilla, Jim McQuarrie, Sudhir Murphy, Bernhard Wett

Presentation of the Year 

Sponsored by Hynds 

IPCC emissions factors - challenging a fortyfold jump in nitrous oxide

Evie Wallace 

Young Author of the Year 

Sponsored by TRILITY 

IPCC emissions factors - challenging a fortyfold jump in nitrous oxide

Evie Wallace

Poster of the Year 

Sponsored by Water New Zealand 

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AWMA Water Control Solutions 

Belinda Baker

Project Award

Sponsored by Pipeline & Civil 

Buller District Council

Westport Water Tunnel Pipeline Project  

Health & Safety Innovation Award

Sponsored by Site Safe

Downer 

proximity app using bluetooth and smart phones 

Operations Prize 

Sponsored by IXOM

Kawerau District Council Water Team

for the resourceful solutions-orientated focus to improve their processes and operational outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic

Trainee of the Year 

Sponsored by Water New Zealand 

Ethan Keith 

Horowhenua Alliance 

Ronald Hicks Memorial Award 

Sponsored by Mott MacDonald 

Rob Tinholt

the Value of Biosolids in New Zealand