2020 Shortlist

This year’s international entrants hail from a variety of backgrounds, showcasing innovative solutions in the water and energy sectors.

Process Technology

Desolenator

Desolenator

Winner

Desolenator Solar Desalination | Dubai

Dupont

Dupont

Shortlist

Highly Effective Pre-treatment is Reducing the Cost and Footprint of Reusing Water in the UAE, Safi Water | Ajman (UAE)

Perceptive Engineering

Perceptive Engineering

Shortlist

Predictive Control of Quality & Energy | Northumbrian Water (UK)

Water & Energy

APG Neuro

APG Neuro

Winner

Metro Wastewater Reclamation District Denver, Colorado | USA

CAMBI

CAMBI

Shortlist

Basingstoke Sewage Treatment Works | UK

Drylet

Drylet

Shortlist

MGD Wastewater Treatment Plant Biogas Optimisation, Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority | USA

Water and/or Wastewater Management

CAMBI

CAMBI

Winner

Basingstoke Sewage Treatment Works | UK

Dupont

Dupont

Shotlist

Helping to Eliminate Fluorosis Health-risk in a Kenyan Community Project | Nairobi

SUEZ

SUEZ

Shortlist

Al Karaana Lagoons Rehabilitation | Qatar

Operations

SCUBIC

SCUBIC

Winner

SCUBIC Technology | Aveiro

MobyGIS

MobyGIS

Shortlist

WaterJade: Value in Every Drop | Italy

Perceptive Engineering

Perceptive Engineering

Shortlist

Predictive Control of Quality & Energy, Northumbrian Water | UK

Infrastructure

Miya & Jamaica National Water Commission

Miya & Jamaica National Water Commission

Winner

KSA NRW Reduction Co-Management Program

DuPont

DuPont

Shortlist

Rethinking ZLD for a Balanced Approach in an Uzbekistani Nitric Acid Plant | Uzbekistan

Utico

Utico

Shortlist

Infrastructure Utico | Ras Al Khaimah

Technology

DuPont

DuPont

Winner

OxyMem Drop-in MABR Modules Enhance Wastewater Treatment Plant Capacity | global applications

INLOC Robotics

INLOC Robotics

Shortlist

Automatic Sewer Defect Detection Software (SEWDEF) | global applications

Vienna Water Monitoring Solutions

Vienna Water Monitoring Solutions

Shortlist

ColiMinder | global applications

Finance / Partnerships

Saudi Water Partnership

Saudi Water Partnership

Winner

Dammam Independent Sewage Treatment Project | Dammam, KSA

Dupont

Dupont

Shortlist

Turning a Disappointment into a Blessing as the Seal Comes off a Capped Water Borehole in Ethiopia | Serdo, Ethiopia

Utico

Utico

Shortlist

Sovereign Investments | Ras Al Khaimah

Desalination

Acciona

Acciona

Winner

DREAMER: Environmentally-friendly Desalination System Concept; Transforming Seawater into Valuable Resources | Spain

Desolenator

Desolenator

Shortlist

Desolenator Solar Desalination | Dubai

DuPont

DuPont

Shortlist

Desalitech Closed Circuit Reverse Osmosis (CCRO) System | San Francisco, USA

Circular Economy Water Award

National Water & Sewage Corporation, Uganda

National Water & Sewage Corporation, Uganda

Winner (selected by WEX Global & IDRICA)

Aqualia Award for Innovations

Desolenator

Desolenator

Winner

Desolenator Solar Desalination, Dubai

2020 Judges

Our esteemed panel of judges is represented by experts in the water and energy sectors.

Oliver Grievson

Oliver Grievson

Z-Tech Control Systems Ltd

From working in a Public Analyst Laboratory as an Analytical Chemist to working in the Falkland Islands as an utilities operational manager to more recently specialising in ICA and the Smart Water Industry, Oliver has had a career with a varied experience.

Highlights include taking Anglian Water to an industry leading position in their MCERTS Flow Asset Base putting in place a permanent £1.1 million per year investment programme and working in wastewater consultancy for the States of Jersey, as well as designing and commissioning work for Grontmij (now Sweco).

He is also a Fellow of CIWEM where he acts as a reviewer and a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and a Member of the Institute of Measurement & Control.

Gaetane Suzenet

Gaetane Suzenet

Managing Partner, International Impact Partners

From working in a Public Analyst Laboratory as an Analytical Chemist to working in the Falkland Islands as an utilities operational manager to more recently specialising in ICA and the Smart Water Industry, Oliver has had a career with a varied experience.

Highlights include taking Anglian Water to an industry leading position in their MCERTS Flow Asset Base putting in place a permanent £1.1 million per year investment programme and working in wastewater consultancy for the States of Jersey, as well as designing and commissioning work for Grontmij (now Sweco).

He is also a Fellow of CIWEM where he acts as a reviewer and a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and a Member of the Institute of Measurement & Control.

Miguel Ángel Ayllón

Miguel Ángel Ayllón

Chief Operating Officer, GoAigua

From working in a Public Analyst Laboratory as an Analytical Chemist to working in the Falkland Islands as an utilities operational manager to more recently specialising in ICA and the Smart Water Industry, Oliver has had a career with a varied experience.

Highlights include taking Anglian Water to an industry leading position in their MCERTS Flow Asset Base putting in place a permanent £1.1 million per year investment programme and working in wastewater consultancy for the States of Jersey, as well as designing and commissioning work for Grontmij (now Sweco).

He is also a Fellow of CIWEM where he acts as a reviewer and a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and a Member of the Institute of Measurement & Control.

Lila Thompson

Lila Thompson

Chief Executive, British Water

From working in a Public Analyst Laboratory as an Analytical Chemist to working in the Falkland Islands as an utilities operational manager to more recently specialising in ICA and the Smart Water Industry, Oliver has had a career with a varied experience.

Highlights include taking Anglian Water to an industry leading position in their MCERTS Flow Asset Base putting in place a permanent £1.1 million per year investment programme and working in wastewater consultancy for the States of Jersey, as well as designing and commissioning work for Grontmij (now Sweco).

He is also a Fellow of CIWEM where he acts as a reviewer and a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and a Member of the Institute of Measurement & Control.

Frank Rogalla

Frank Rogalla

Director of Innovation and Technology, FCC Aqualia

Frank is Director of Innovation and Technology at FCC Aqualia and has been involved in the development, design, construction and operation of environmental technology and infrastructure for water and wastewater treatment, working to improve water quality as well as reduce operating costs and environmental impacts by recovering energy and resources.

His specialties include large project management, mainly for municipal clients and governments, as well as the upscaling of technologies and transfer of advanced know-how, fundraising with public agencies (EU, Spanish Government), international teambuilding, coordination of consortia and public speaking and conference presentations.

Ryan Welsh

Ryan Welsh

Chief Engineer - City of Cincinnati MSD

Ryan is Chief Engineer at City of Cincinnati, Metropolitan Sewer District, which protects public health and the environment through the safe and efficient collection and treatment of wastewater for 43 of the 49 political subdivisions in Hamilton County, Ohio, and small parts of Butler, Clermont, and Warren counties. He is responsible for planning, design, construction, project controls and QA/QC for MSD’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP). In addition, this division houses Development Services, Document Control, and Program Management for the Lower Mill Creek Partial Remedy (LMCPR), which includes the Lick Run Greenway project.

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