Outstanding Projects and Programs

The 2022 Call for CASQA Award Nominations: CLOSED

Nomination Submittal Deadline: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by 5:00 PM PT


The CASQA Awards Program aims to advance the stormwater quality management profession by identifying and recognizing exemplary leadership, outstanding projects, activities, and contributions to the field of stormwater quality in advancing stormwater capture, true source control, low-impact development, public outreach, and funding. These individuals, projects, and programs are exemplary examples of advancing CASQA’s Vision for Sustainable Stormwater Management.

Awardee Benefits and Acknowledgements

2022 CASQA Annual Conference - October 24-26, 2022, in Palm Springs, CA

  • Awardees will be presented with a physical award during the conference Plenary Session
  • Awardees will be invited to develop a 2-minute video that highlights the project / program. All awardee videos will be shown during the conference Plenary Session (this benefit is optional but strongly encouraged)
  • Awardees will be invited to develop a poster to feature the project / program in the conference Poster Session
    • NOTE: If a technical presentation during the conference is desired, all nominees must submit an abstract separately through the standard conference Call for Abstracts. Abstracts are due Monday, May 9, 2022 at Noon PT. If the abstract is submitted and accepted, the presentation will be identified as a CASQA Awardee in the technical program. Technical presentations are not a guaranteed benefit of receiving a CASQA Award.
  • Awardees will be featured in the conference program
  • Awardees will receive a graphic for use in promotional materials (e.g., annual reports, social media posts). Awardees may not use CASQA’s logo for this purpose

Award Presentation in the Local Community

  • Ceremonial award presentations in the local community (e.g., Council Meeting, Board Meeting, Company Meeting, etc.) may be arranged with CASQA (to occur after the conference).

2022 Call for CASQA Award Nominations: CLOSED

Nomination Submittal Deadline: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by 5:00 PM PT

Current CASQA members are invited to nominate a worthy individual, project, or program for an award. All nomination submittals must be submitted in accordance with the submittal instructions provided in this document: 

2022 CASQA Awards: Call for Nominations and Submittal Instructions 

All nominations must be submitted via the 2022 CASQA Awards Google Form

  • Nominations will not be accepted via email or other means.
  • The form requires the use of a Google account in order to upload the required files and submit the online application form. If needed, go here to create a Google account.
  • Submittal Acknowledgment: Upon successful submittal via the 2022 CASQA Awards Google Form including the required file uploads, you will see a confirmation message stating, "Your submission has been received."

Award Categories

  • Geoff Brosseau Leadership Award
  • Outstanding Advancement of True Source Control
  • Outstanding Public Outreach / Engagement Project or Program
  • Outstanding Stormwater BMP Implementation Project or Program
    • Construction
    • Industrial
    • Phase I
    • Phase II
  • Outstanding Stormwater Capture and Use Project or Program
  • Outstanding Stormwater Funding Initiative or Financial Strategy
  • Outstanding Stormwater Science Project or Program
    • Professional
    • Student

Who May Nominate

  • Only current CASQA members may submit an award nomination.
  • Membership dues must be current at the time of nomination.

Who / What May Be Nominated

  • Geoff Brosseau Leadership Award: The nominee must be a current CASQA member.
  • All other Award categories: The nominee may be a specific individual, agency, project, program, or initiative. A nominee need not be a member of CASQA or affiliated with a CASQA member.

Limit on Nominations

There is no limit on the number of nominations. CASQA members are encouraged to submit one or more nominations in each award category. Note: Each nomination must be submitted separately.


  • Send via email only to: CASQA@casqa.org
  • Subject: Question: 2022 CASQA Award Nomination
  • Content: Include your name, your question, and telephone number

Current and Past Awardees: Outstanding Projects and Programs


CASQA Impact Award 

California State Senator Ben Allen

Outstanding Public Outreach / Engagement Project or Program

  • A Call for Action: An Innovative Approach to Environmental Asset Management and Public Engagement - City of Carlsbad
  • Tricks to Trash Cans - Orange County Stormwater, H2OC

Outstanding Stormwater Capture and Use Project or Program

  • Caruthers Park Multi-Watershed Stormwater Capture Project - City of Bellflower, Public Works Department
  • Earvin Magic Johnson Park Urban Runoff Water Recycling - Los Angeles County Public Works
  • Orange Memorial Park Regional Stormwater Capture Project - City of South San Francisco

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