2019 AVK World Water Award

This year we invite our customers and partners worldwide to take part in a competition that focuses, not only on World Water Day, but also on UN Sustainable Development Goal no. 6: "Clean water and sanitation for all". 28-01-2019

World Water Day is an international event held annually on the 22 March, as a means of focussing attention on the importance of water. This year’s World Water Day is about tackling the water crisis by addressing the reasons why so many people are being left behind.

Did you know!
‘In the UK each person uses approximately 150 litres of water every day, most of which is used to flush the toilet and yet, around 844 million people do not have clean water to drink, that’s around 1 in 10 people in the world.’

Why a world water day?
World Water Day is an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference. Each year, UN-Water — the entity that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation — sets a theme for World Water Day corresponding to a current or future challenge. The engagement campaign is coordinated by one or several of the UN-Water Members with a related mandate.

Submit your water case study today

In order to participate we ask that you submit your best water case study, this should include details of the project/work completed, preferably mentioning AVK products, and how this achieved safe drinking water for all, for example; perhaps you took part in a community project to provide safe, clean drinking water, or maybe you introduced a new means of reducing the level of NRW, or did you introduce a new sustainable way of managing water resources.

Win Big

The winning case study will receive a luxury 2-day Fanoe Oyster Festival stay in Denmark for 2 persons including a 4-course gourmet dinner, double bed hotel room, breakfast and Oyster Safari. The trip also includes a visit to the AVK headquarters and round-trip flight tickets.

Links:
World Water Day: www.worldwaterday.org/
Sustainable Development Goals: www.sustainabledevelopment.un.org

Submission details

Send your story to worldwaterday@avkvalve.com. All entries should be submitted no later than 2 March 2019. The winner will be announced on World Water Day (22 March 2019). For the purposes of this competition AVK will require the following details; full name, email and telephone number. The winner will be contacted directly.

There is no single format for the story. However, it must contain a timeline, general purpose of the project, a description of the process, before and after data, and a picture or visualization of the process or the results.

WHEN & WHERE TO SUBMIT?

Send your story to worldwaterday@avkvalves.com

Your case stories must be in our hands no later than 2 March 2019.

The winner will be announced on World Water Day 2019 and will be contacted directly.

By participating, the contestant agrees to being fully and unconditionally bound to these rules, and to accept the decisions of AVK Holding A/S as final and binding, as it relates to the content of this Campaign. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of AVK Holding A/S. The winning case story will be selected by community vote under the supervision of AVK Holding A/S. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by AVK Holding A/S, and no cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at AVK Holding A/S’ discretion. The prizes are non-transferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission for AVK Holding A/S to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

 

AVK solutions help deliver clean water to millions of people in households and industries all over the world each day, therefore we continue to support and celebrate World Water Day.

 

References: A. McConnell. (2017). Facts and Statistics. Available: https://www.wateraid.org/facts-and-statistics. accessed on 22.01.2019.

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