The PNWS-AWWA Engineering Committee by pOYowRkL

VIEWS: 0 PAGES: 3

									                                 The PNWS-AWWA
                               Engineering Committee
                                     Presents:




                           Call for nominations for the


                                             2010

                     Excellence in Engineering
                             Awards!
   NOW IS THE TIME TO START THINKING ABOUT ENTERING YOUR GREAT PROJECT OR
            NOMINATING SOMEONE YOU THINK DESERVES THIS HONOR.




                                   Call for Entries
                          DEADLINE: February 19, 2010



WHO MAY ENTER?
Persons, agencies, consultants, and water utilities (hereafter referred to as nominees) who have
recently or will be completing a water supply, treatment, or conveyance project for a water
supply utility or agency in Idaho, Oregon or Washington that is currently a member of AWWA
in good standing. All projects must be in some way related to drinking water and represent
Excellence in Engineering. Each utility is limited to two entries.

WHAT TO ENTER?
Outstanding drinking water related Engineering projects which have led to overall cost savings
to the water using community, provided enhanced safety to the public and/or water resources,
resulted in extended asset service life, integrated a cutting edge technology in the design, or other
criteria that is representative of ‘Excellence in Engineering’.
                                                          ENTRY NARRATIVE
                                                          Please include these details about your entry
HOW TO ENTER?                                             in a narrative cover page(s):
Prepare two copies of each nomination packet. The Title of entry
nomination packet must include a completed                Purpose of project
nomination form, $75 entry fee, a narrative (see box), Project owner
                                                          Project design team
and supporting material (including project
                                                          Timing and schedule for implementation
drawings/select plan sheets, newspaper articles, letters, The construction budget
photographs, visual aids and other relevant               List of persons who worked on the design
information). Each entry submitted shall not exceed a       team
total of 25 single sided pages.                           Unusual constraints
JUDGING CRITERIA                                          How the entry demonstrates ‘Excellence in
Nominations for awards will be reviewed by a jury of        Engineering’ in one or more of the judging
three or more independent judges consisting of a            criteria
member(s) of the PNWS-AWWA Engineering                     Entry Package shall not exceed a total of
                                                            25 single sided pages
Committee and at least one outside judge. Nominations
will be reviewed against one or more of the following
criteria:

      Does the project show creativity and innovation in the design?
      Was creativity used to reduce the overall project costs?
      Was special care taken to merge the facility with the surrounding environment?
      Does the facility have secondary community uses?
      Was concern for the environment incorporated into the design?
      Does the project incorporate technological advancement not normally found in similar
       projects?
      Did the design team have to overcome unusual challenges with the project location to make
       the project successful?

The above list addresses items that the Engineering Committee feels helps identify a project
worth ‘Excellence in Engineering’. A project does not need to address all items above to be
considered for this award. If the project design team/owner feel that some additional criteria
regarding their project makes it representative of ‘Excellence in Engineering’, please describe in
your narrative. The following criteria are required for all entries:

      Projects must be submitted within 2 years of final acceptance of construction.
      Projects shall be submitted only once, submitting a project multiple years is not acceptable.

WHO JUDGES THE ENTRIES?
An independent panel of professionals from the engineering industry will judge the entries.

ENTRY DEADLINE
All entries are due February 19, 2010. Judging will take place during February and March 2010.
Nominees will receive confirmation of nomination the second week of March 2010. Nominees
will be notified of judged results by April 2010. The winning nominees will have their awards
displayed at the PNWS-AWWA Annual Conference in May 2010. Winning nominees may be
requested to present their entry at the 2010 PNWS-AWWA Annual Conference. Award plaques
will be mailed to nominees who did not pick them up at the Conference.
           Excellence in Engineering Award Nomination Form
                      This form (or a copy) must accompany each entry.

Name of Nominee: ______________________________________________________________

Utility/Organization: _________________________________________________________

Street Address: ___________________________________________ State: ______ Zip: ______

Mailing Address (if different): _______________________________ State: ______ Zip: ______

Phone: ________________ Fax: ________________ e-mail:_____________________________

Project Owner Name to Appear on plaque if awarded:
______________________________________________________________________
                                    Project Owner

Project Design Team Name to Appear on plaque if awarded:
______________________________________________________________________
                                    Project Design Team

Name, fax number and contact name of local media contacts in the event your nomination wins:

Media 1:______________________________________________________________________

Media 2:______________________________________________________________________

Please mark the category you wish to nominate your entry for.

_______ Best Large Engineering Works Project (any project with a capital cost of over
        $10,000,000)
_______ Best Medium Engineering Works Project (any project with a capital cost
        between $1,000,000 and $10,000,000)
_______ Best Small Engineering Works Project (any project with a capital cost of less
        than $1,000,000)

    Attach the entry narrative as described on the previous page.
    The Engineering Committee reserves the right to modify the award categories (Large,
     Medium Small) based on the submissions received.
    Include $75 entry fee per entry. Please make checks payable to PNWS-AWWA
     Engineering Committee.

Mail all entry materials, with this form attached to:
        David Mustonen, P.E.
        CH2M HILL
        2020 SW 4th Avenue Suite 300
        Portland, OR 97201             Ph:     503-872-4699 Email: david.mustonen@ch2m.com
All entries must be received by February 19, 2010. Entries received after this date will not
                                            be accepted.

								
To top