Presented by up and coming comic star Seann Walsh, the awards at the environmentally-accredited International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham, saw more than 300 water industry experts gather together to celebrate innovation in the water sector.

The awards, sponsored by water regulator Ofwat and water experts Siemens, KSB, CH2MHILL, Imtech Process, UKDP, Asset International and Nomenca celebrate and reward outstanding innovation in the UK water industry.

Among the winners there was individual recognition for Colin Skellet, executive chairman Wessex Water, who was crowned outright winner in the Outstanding Individual Contribution to the Water Industry category.

A full list of winners is below:

People Initiative of the Year, sponsored by KSB and Nomenca

Wessex Water / GENeco

Partnership Initiative of the Year, sponsored by Imtech Process

South West Water

Most Innovative New Technology of the Year
Ferret Technology

Most Innovative Use of an Existing Technology
Morrison Utility Services for its Ferrule Extraction Tool

Community Project of the Year, sponsored by UKDP

South West Water

Carbon Reduction Initiative of the Year, sponsored by Asset International

@One Alliance

MWH (Highly commended)

Leakage Initiative of the Year
i2O Water
and Veolia Water

Customer Satisfaction Initiative of the Year, sponsored by Siemens

Southern Water

Renewable Energy Initiative of the Year
Northumbrian Water

Sustainable Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the Year
Halcrow Group

Health & Safety Initiative of the Year, sponsored by CH2M Hill

Concrete Pipe Systems Association

Fats, Oils & Grease (FOG) Reduction Initiative of the Year
Anglian Water

Outstanding Innovation 2012, sponsored by Ofwat

Ferret Technology

A winner’s award gallery and pictures from the night will be available soon.

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