This award presented by Raleigh Water will recognize any person or organization which has taken steps to protect and preserve water quality within the Falls Lake and/or Swift Creek drinking watersheds. The goal of the award will be to encourage public recognition of critical drinking water resources and the need to protect them. View the location of our drinking watersheds.
Applications for the 2024 Drinking Watershed Protection Award are now closed.
Eligible projects include those that were worked on and/or completed between 2019 and 2021. Improvement efforts can include litter removal, reestablishing a riparian area beside a stream, stream bank restoration, working with landowners to preserve areas with streams on their property, or installation of a stormwater Best Management Practice.