June 24, 2021

Sherwin-Williams Now Accepting Impact Award Entry Submissions for Water and Wastewater Projects

Award Honors Outstanding Projects Featuring Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

Water and Wastewater Impact Awards

CLEVELAND, OHIO (June 24, 2021) - Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine is now accepting entry submissions for its annual Impact Award, which recognizes outstanding water and wastewater projects completed in North America. The Impact Award honors application contractors, specifiers and owners for excellence in delivering long-term asset protection for the wide array of systems and structures that make up North America’s water and wastewater infrastructure.

2021 Sherwin-Williams Impact Award winning projects will be announced in November 2021.

Clean water flowing from our taps doesn’t happen by accident. Neither does safely returning wastewater to treatment plants for processing. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to establish and maintain the necessary infrastructure for these critical utility needs.

Murray Heywood

North America Market Manager, Water & Wastewater

Any new, restored and/or rehabilitated water-related structure that used Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine coatings from January 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021, is eligible for the award. Such projects include water treatment, water storage, water transmission, sewer collection and wastewater treatment structures, and are not limited to highly visible structures.

“Clean water flowing from our taps doesn’t happen by accident. Neither does safely returning wastewater to treatment plants for processing. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to establish and maintain the necessary infrastructure for these critical utility needs,” said Murray Heywood, North America Market Manager, Water & Wastewater, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine. “That’s why we get excited about highlighting some outstanding projects each year that are helping to ensure fresh water access and environmentally safe wastewater removal. The Sherwin-Williams Impact Award demonstrates how these projects – and the contractors, specifiers and asset owners responsible for them – are helping to enhance public safety and extend infrastructure life.”

An independent panel of respected water industry experts will determine winners. Judges will rate entries on:

  • The difficulty of the submitted project 
  • Challenges overcome by the participants
  • Solutions provided to the owner 
  • How satisfied the parties were of the outcome
  • Overall uniqueness of the project

View the 2020 Impact Award winning projects.

Applications for the prestigious award will be accepted through September 24, 2021. Download the application and release form here.

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings delivers smart asset protection and unmatched commercial, technical and specification service to customers in a wide array of markets, including Oil & Gas, Water & Wastewater, Bridge & Highway, Steel Fabrication, Flooring, Food & Beverage, Mining, Rail, Marine, Power Generation and Fire Protection. From alkyds to zincs, Sherwin-Williams offers a complete line of time-tested, high-performance coatings and systems to combat corrosion, supported by the largest group of NACE-certified professionals in the industry. Our world-class product portfolio is backed by premier technology and innovation platforms, and includes a growing line of Global Core products available at the same quality and performance standard anywhere in the world, and delivered from over 5,000 company-owned North America locations and across our rapidly growing international distribution footprint. The Protective & Marine Division is part of the Sherwin-Williams Performance Coatings Group, which supplies a broad range of highly-engineered solutions for construction, industrial, packaging and transportation markets in more than 120 countries in the world. Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers.

IMPACT AWARD APPLICATION FORM

Required submission information includes: project name and location; owner, specifier, coating inspector and contractor names; coating system(s) applied; date of project completion; and the story/scope of the project.

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IMPACT AWARD RELEASE FORM

Required release form for publication of project details and images.

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