Do you know a colleague who goes above and beyond to provide excellent service to customers or the community?
How about a co-worker who is committed to environmental stewardship or a clever innovator that is changing how we manage our resources?
These people are living water – and we encourage you to nominate them for the NAWC Living Water Award!
The NAWC Living Water Awards program was created as an opportunity for water industry professionals to recognize peers who are doing their part to keep moving water forward. NAWC Living Water Awards recipients represent the best of the private water industry.
How It Works
Nominations must be made by an employee of an NAWC member companies and nominees must also be employed by an NAWC member company. Nominations are submitted by completing a simple online form available below. Nominations were due Friday, August 16, 2019.
Selected winners will receive a $1,000 American Express Gift Card and an award which will be presented to the winner(s) during the awards session of the 2019 NAWC Water Summit. The winner will not be announced publicly prior to the Summit and a release will be distributed after the Living Water Awards presentation.
Meet Angelita Fasnacht, Winner of the 2018 NAWC Living Water Award.
The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) is pleased to announce American Water’s Angelita Fasnacht as the winner of the 2018 NAWC Living Water Awards. The announcement was made earlier this month during the 2018 NAWC Water Summit in San Antonio, Texas. Fasnacht began her career in the water industry in 1998, working as the head of the water company in the Departmento del Huila, Colombia. During her time in that position, approximately 200 projects were completed and 50,000 people received the benefit of safe, clean and affordable water. In 2000, Fasnacht was kidnapped for 32 days by a local terrorist organization who saw her efforts to provide safe water as a threat to its power. Upon release, she was warned to leave the country, which ultimately brought her to the United States.
Today, Fasnacht is a Principal Product Manager at American Water. She continues to help her native country through her work as a board member for Global Water Alliance, an organization that funds safe drinking water projects. She was recently awarded Water for People’s Kenneth J. Miller Founders’ Award for her outstanding volunteer service. Every year, the mother of four, Fasnacht takes her children to help with water projects around the world.
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