Awards

R.R. Dodokin Award

Since 2005, the Ontario Waterpower Association has annually recognized the outstanding contribution of an individual to the advancement of waterpower in Ontario. Mr. Ronald R. Dodokin was a driving force in Ontario’s waterpower industry in 1980s and 1990s, defining the entrepreneurial spirit, commitment and passion that typifies waterpower proponents. He led the creation of the former “Waterpower Association of Ontario”, an organization that shared many of the same objectives and aspirations of the OWA. Mr. Dodokin’s family has graciously agreed to the use of his name for this award.

Nominations are being accepted until September 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Stewardship Award

The Ontario Waterpower Association’s Stewardship Award is an integral part of the Association’s commitment to environmental responsible and sustainable development. The award is given out annually to recognize those organizations that have demonstrated leadership in the waterpower industry in any of the following areas:

  • sustainable waterpower development;
  • preservation of the environment through various environmental initiatives;
  • corporate citizenship and creating positive dialogue with local communities;
  • safeguard of the public health and safety; or
  • has made significant contributions to build capacity among First Nations communities through co-development.

Self-nominations by organizations will be accepted. 

Nominations are being accepted until September 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Innovation Award

The Ontario Waterpower Association’s Innovation Award recognizes those organizations that have shown leadership in innovation through the development of important advancements which will result in benefits to the waterpower industry. Innovations may be technical, operational, or affect any aspect of the waterpower industry. The award is presented to an organization which has identified and developed an innovation which (A) represents a valuable advancement to the waterpower industry, AND (B) can identify how the innovation will benefit the waterpower industry if adopted by others.

Self-nominations by organizations will be accepted. 

Nominations are being accepted until September 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.