South West Area Innovation Awards

The Innovation Awards are back!


Have you been involved in innovation over the last year which deserves recognition? If so, we want to hear from you! If you are an individual, a team, or an organisation working within the South West Area of the Institute of Water and have an innovation you want to share then let us know about it!


You do not need to be a member of IWater to enter, as we welcome applications from across the sector! Find out how to apply below.

How to Apply

To apply, download and complete the application form HERE and email it to Carmen Snowdon, South West Area Chair via


The closing date for applications is June 16th, 2023.


For further information on the South West Area Innovation Awards, please email

This year’s South West Area winning entry will be invited to the Institute of Water National Presidents Dinner and Awards evening on September 13th.


This evening brings together where water sector personnel from across the UK, gathering to celebrate innovation in the water sector and this year it`s being hosted in Wales.

South West Area
Innovation Awards 2022:

Congratulations to our 2022 Award Winners Garry Moore and Peter-Melville Shreeve with their innovation “Velocity 1.4 litre flush toilet”.


Thank you to all of our 2022 entrants.

Previous Winners

2020/21- WRc Plc 

2019/20 – Headlight AI & Wessex Water 

2018/19 – Wessex Water 

2017/18 – South West Water 

2016/17 – Dan Green, Wessex Water 

2015/16 – South West Water, Area 1 Waste Water Services 

2014/15 – Wessex Water, Dynamic Flow Technologies and Elster Metering 

2013/14 – Bournemouth Water 

2012/13 – Wessex Water