Awards

Starting in 1993, the Program and Co-permittees have received a variety of awards in recognition of programs and efforts relating to outstanding municipal stormwater management; and for programs designed to protect water quality. National and regional awards received by the Program include:

Year Award Name Recipient Awarded by

2014

Outstanding Regional Stormwater News, Information, Outreach and Media Award - "Be the Street" Public Education Campaign

SCVURPPP


California Stormwater Quality Association

2011

Outstanding Environmental Project - "Soak It Up!" & Go Native Garden Tour

SCVURPPP


Friends of the San Francisco Estuary

2008

Outstanding BMP Implementation Project Award - Trash BMP Tool Box

SCVURPPP


California Stormwater Quality Association

 

Outstanding Regional Stormwater News, Information, Outreach and Media Project Award - Watershed Watch/ Green Gardener Training Program

SCVURPPP
et al.


California Stormwater Quality Association

 

IPM Innovator Award - Pesticide User Outreach Program

SCVURPPP


California Department of Pesticide Regulation

2007

National Environmental Excellence Award- Education Excellence - Watershed Watch Campaign

SCVURPPP


National Association of Environmental Professionals

2006

National  Clean Water Act Recognition Award- First Place – Outstanding Municipal Storm Water Management Program

SCVURPPP


USEPA

 

Excellence In Communication Award Third Place – Improving Water Quality - Watershed Watch Campaign

SCVURPPP


National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies

2005

IPM Innovator Award

Santa Clara County (member of SCVURPPP)


California Department of Pesticide Regulation

 

Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program Award

BASMAA (SCVURPPP is a member agency)


USEPA Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program

2003

Outstanding Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) Implementation Project– Regional Advertising Campaign III, Our Watershed

BASMAA


Friends of the San Francisco Estuary

 

Outstanding Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) Implementation Project – Watershed Watch

SCVURPPP


Friends of the San Francisco Estuary

2001

Gold Aurora Award – Start at the Source video

BASMAA


Aurora Awards

2000

Telly Award –Less –Toxic Pest Control Advertisement (When Ants Invade…)

BASMAA

 
Telly Awards

 

Pest Management Alternatives Pioneer Award – Our Water, Our World

BASMAA


Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR)

1999

Outstanding CCMP Implementation Project – Start at the Source manual

BASMAA


Friends of the San Francisco Estuary

1997

Professional Merit Award – Start at the Source manual

BASMAA


American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

1993

National  Clean Water Act Recognition Award- First Place – Outstanding Municipal Storm Water Management Program

SCVURPPP


USEPA