Enter Today: Advanced Water Treatment Operator Photo Contest

We’re looking for individual or team photos with your advanced water treatment facility or an advanced system in the background.
We’ll enter your agency into a drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card, plus CWEA and CA-NV AWWA will feature your photos to promote the advanced water treatment profession. Entry deadline 3/31/22 11:59 p.m.

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  1. We need images of operators at advanced water treatment facilities
  2. Submit up to three photos
  3. Types of photos we’re looking for
    1. Bonus points for each certified AWT Operator in the photo (let us know who)
  4. Well lit, good composition, in focus and high resolution photos
  5. Selfies are okay, for best composition we recommend asking someone else to take the photos.
  6. Photos submitted for this competition will be featured in AWTO promotional items (please see important criteria below)
  7. Sample images shown here


    1. Grand prize – $100 Amazon gift card
    2. Honorary mentions – 5 photos


  • Competition begins: November 3, 2021
  • Competition closes: 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2022


  1. Submit up to three photos
  2. The photographs can be taken by anyone.
  3. Please let us know the name of the certified AWT Operator.
  4. Three photos and one entry per certified AWT Operator.
  5. The prize is a $100 Amazon gift card that will be digitally issued to the selected winner
  6. Only upload photos you or your organization own the copyright, please do not upload images that are copyrighted by someone else.
  7. Important note on photos submitted to CA-NV AWWA and CWEA: You’re granting permission to CWEA, CA-NV AWWA, our volunteer leaders and employees the irrevocable and unrestricted right to reproduce photographs for any lawful purpose including magazine publications, websites, signage, events, promotions, photo illustrations, and/or historical archives in any manner or in any medium selected by CWEA and CA-NV AWWA. You release CWEA, CA-NV AWWA and its representatives from liability for any violation or claims relating to the photos you are submitting.
  8. The AWTO Outreach work group will select one winning image and five images as honorable mentions.
  9. The decisions of the judges are final, CWEA and CA-NV AWWA reserve the right to change the rules as needed.
  10. Non-AWTO certified individuals, the AWTO Outreach work group, competition judges, CWEA and CA-NV AWWA employees,  and vendors are not eligible to enter this competition.
  11. Need more information? Please contact Alec Mackie, Director of Marketing and Communications, CWEA, 510.382.7800 x114
  12. CWEA and CA-NV AWWA are not responsible for technology failures, or other inability of entrants to enter due to technical malfunction. CWEA is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected mail or for printing errors.