The Project Excellence Awards are open to anyone or any project that has shown a contribution to managing flood and coastal risk and building local resilience to flooding.
This will include completed work developed or supported by local authorities, internal drainage boards and the Environment Agency, as well as community level initiatives.
Completed work means something tangible which demonstrates a direct outcome with public benefits realised.
To be eligible, the work must have been completed between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017.
WHAT IS ‘COMPLETE’?
For all work put forward for consideration, the definition of complete means that the work done has been delivered and can demonstrate that it provides an active public benefit. For non-construction work or research projects, there must be a demonstrable outcome which, if applied, will lead to a beneficial outcome.
HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT
All work submitted for consideration must have a good track record for health and safety management and environmental stewardship.
The Environment Agency aims to be a construction industry client leading the way in:
Please note there is no specific award for Health & Safety or working with / to improve the Environment this year as this is expected of all projects.
Submissions will be shortlisted by expert panels in each subject area and those shortlisted will present their projects to a judging panel. Both finalists and winning projects will be celebrated at the Flood and Coast Conference and Exhibition, 20-22 March 2018 where the awards will be announced.
Details of criteria the judges will be referring to is below for your reference.
An award will be made to the projects which are considered to be the best in each of the categories. The judges may also choose to highly commend projects.
PROGRAMME & DELIVERY OF WORKS
WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP
COMMUNITY RESILIENCE & WELLBEING
If you have any questions on the above please contact:FloodandCoast@environment-agency.gov.uk