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Awards & Achievements

World Class Global Performance Excellence Awards - World Class Award 2011

PUB won the World Class Award for the World Class Global Performance Excellence Awards (GPEA) in the Not-for-Profit Category. This award is the highest award for GPEA.

BCA Construction Excellence Awards - Universal Design Award 2011

At the BCA Construction Excellence Awards Night organised by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) on 19 May 2011, Marina Barrage won the Silver Award under the Outdoor Spaces and Structures category in the Universal Design Awards for Built Environment 2011.

Best Practice Award (Stakeholder Engagement) 2011

PUB was awarded the Best Practice Award (Stakeholder Engagement) for our stakeholder-centric approach in engaging our 3P (People, Public, Private) partners to foster ownership of our water-bodies.

AARP International Innovative Employer Award 2010

PUB was bestowed the AARP International Innovative Employer Award which was given in recognition of employers who had demonstrated innovative human resources and workforce practices that addressed issues relevant to the age 50 and older workforce.

International Water Association - Marketing and Communications Awards 2010

PUB’s PURE magazine, a free lifestyle magazine that revolves around water, emerged as the winner in the ‘Best Popular Presentation of Water Science’ category of the IWA Marketing and Communications Awards 2010.

International Water Association's Asia Pacific Regional Project Innovation Awards 2010

PUB's Marina Barrage and Variable Salinity Plant won the 2010 International Water Association's Asia Pacific Regional Project Innovation Awards in the Design and Applied Research categories respectively.

Public Service Premier Award 2010

PUB was awarded the Public Service Premier Award in the inaugural Excellence in Public Service Awards Ceremony for its relentless pursuit of organisational excellence.

NTUC Plaque of Commendation (STAR) Award 2010

NTUC conferred on PUB the Plaque of Commendation (STAR), the highest award for organisations, at the NTUC May Award.

AAEE Annual Awards Luncheon 2009
Marina Barrage, Singapore’s latest waterfront icon was conferred the Superior Achievement Award - the highest honour of the competition for the best project entry – at the AAEE Annual Awards Luncheon held in Washington, DC, USA, on 6 May 2009.
Global Water Awards 2009
Crowned ‘Water Project of the Year’ at the Global Water Awards 2009 in Zurich, Switzerland, on 28 April 2009, the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System was selected as the water project with the most significant contribution to water technology and environmental protection. The annual Global Water Awards is widely recognised as one of the most prestigious symbols of achievement in the global water industry.
Excellence Award for Outstanding Overall Corporate Reputation Enhancement Award 2008

PUB won the overall Grand Prize in London in the Golden World Awards for Excellence 2008 organised by International Public Relations Association (IPRA). The Golden World Awards is widely recognised as one of the highest accolades in the international public relations community.

As the overall winner chosen from 28 category winners from 117 finalists out of 404 entries from more than 50 countries, the award truly distinguishes PUB among its peers in the international public relations community.

Outstanding PR Champion of the Year Award 2008

This award honours Mr Khoo Teng Chye, Chief Executive of PUB, for his recognition of the value of public relations to the success of PUB and consistently supporting public relations budgets and activities.

Outstanding Overall Corporate Reputation Enhancement (PRISM) Awards 2008

As a branding tool, Water Wally helps PUB stand out from among the logos, and has been an integral part in enabling PUB’s corporate communications program win the Excellence Award for Outstanding Overall Corporate Reputation Enhancement Programme at the Public Relations in the Service of Mankind (PRISM) Awards held in March 2008.

Stockholm Industry Water Award 2007
PUB won the prestigious Stockholm Industry Water Award at the World Water Week in Stockholm in 2007.
Established in 2000, the Stockholm Industry Water Award recognises innovative corporate development of water and wastewater process technologies, contributions to environmental improvement through improved performance in production processes, new products and other significant contributions by businesses and industries that help improve the world water situation.
ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award 2007

PUB’s Marina Barrage was awarded the ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award 2007 at CAFEO 2007 (Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations) in the Philippines.

Institution of Engineers Singapore Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award 2007

PUB was awarded the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award in 2007 for its engineering feat in building Marina Barrage.  

Pinnacle Award, 2007

In recognition of their long-standing commitment, to the SHARE programme, ComChest awarded PUB its highest honour, the Pinnacle Award, in 2007.

Green Office Label, 2007

At the workplace, PUB adopts simple yet practical eco-office practices to conserve resources. For this effort, PUB was awarded the Green Office Label by the Singapore Environment Council in 2007.

Innovator Award and The Enterprising Agency Award 2006

PUB's pilot project using wetland technology was awarded the Innovator Award and the Enterprising Agency Award by the Enterprise Challenge of the Prime Minister’s Office.

IWA Marketing and Communications Award 2006

PUB garnered three awards at the 2006 International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition in Beijing.

At this congress, PUB Singapore’s efforts at promoting public awareness about water was recognised when it received three IWA Marketing and Communications awards:

  • Best Promoted Water Protection Activity/ Programme where PUB’s mascot campaign, Water Wally was the category winner
  • Reports category where its 2004 annual report Water For All won the Highly Recommended Prize
  • School Information category where its NEWater Visitor Centre won the Highly Recommended Prize
Singapore Quality Class & Singapore Innovation Class Award 2006

PUB was awarded two quality certifications in 2005 – the Singapore Quality Class and the Singapore Innovation Class award. PUB also successfully renewed its Singapore Quality Class status in 2005 for another three years. PUB was awarded the Singapore Innovation Award in 2006.

Innovator Award and The Enterprising Agency Award 2006

PUB's pilot project using wetland technology was received the Innovator Award and the Enterprising Agency Award by the Enterprise Challenge of the Prime Minister’s Office.

Global Water Awards 2005

PUB's Chestnut Avenue Waterworks and Seletar NEWater Factory received the Highly Commended awards at the first Global Water Awards.

Awarded by UK's Global Water Intelligence, in recognition of accomplishments in the water and wastewater industry, Chestnut Avenue Waterworks contractors Hyflux/Zenon accepted the Highly Commended award for its outstanding ultrafiltration system while Hyflux/CH2M Hill were conferred the award for setting the standard for water recycling at the Seletar NEWater Factory.

 
 
Last updated on 20 Jan 2012