UNITED FOR CLEAN WATER SINCE 1952.

Clean Water Legislator of The Year Award

 

The Clean Water Legislator of the Year Award is presented to an elected or appointed public official that has made a documented, significant contribution in the areas of clean water legislation, public policy, government service, or another area of public prominence that resulted in improvements to ensuring clean water for Rhode Island.

 

2024 Winner

As the Chair of the Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee, Senator Alana DiMario is a dedicated advocate for clean water in Rhode Island. With a strong commitment to improving legislation, public policy, and government service, Senator DiMario has been recognized as the 2024 Clean Water Legislator of the Year.

 ABOUT THE AWARD

Purpose of the Award:
The Clean Water Legislator of the Year Award is presented to an elected or appointed public official that has made a documented, significant contribution in the areas of clean water legislation, public policy, government service, or another area of public prominence that resulted in improvements to ensuring clean water for Rhode Island.

The Award:
A Clean Water Legislator of the Year Award trophy.

Frequency of the Award:
Yearly or as deserved.

Eligibility for Award:

i. Nominees must be in an elected or appointed office, and do not need to be a member of RICWA.
ii. Significant contribution that resulted in ensuring clean water for Rhode Island.

Submit:

  • One-page biography of the nominee
  • Listing of specific reasons for the nomination (two pages maximum) that relates to his/her work in improving the water environment, and any other supporting material that relates to the award criteria. 
Representative David A. Bennett

2023 Clean Water Legislator Of The Year

2024 Award Winners

  • 🏆 Senator Alana DiMario

2023 Award Winners

  • 🏆 Representative David A. Bennett

2022 Award Winners

  • 🏆 Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi, Speaker of the House
  • 🏆 Senator Dominick J. Ruggerio, President of the Senate
  • 🏆 Representative Lauren H. Carlson
  • 🏆 Senator Dawn M. Euer

2021 Award Winners

  • 🏆 Representative Arthur Handy

2020 Award Winners

  • 🏆 Senator Susan Sosnowski

Giving Back to the Environment

Established in 1952, the Rhode Island Clean Water Association (RICWA), formerly the Narragansett Water Pollution Control Association (NWPCA), is a non-profit organization created to promote the advancement of knowledge concerning the nature, collection, treatment, and disposal of domestic and industrial wastewaters.
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Location

Rhode Island Clean Water Association

P.O. Box 8805

Cranston, RI 02920

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