Public Utilities

Public Utilities

Awards & Recognition

Below is a partial list of the many awards and recognitions the Utility has received from national, state, and local government agencies, as well as water and energy industry organizations, local community groups, and marketing/advertising associations for displaying excellence and innovation to better serve our customers and our community.

2014

  • American Public Power Association - RP3, Diamond Reliable Public Power Provider
  • American Advertising Federation – Gold/Best in Show, Inland Empire ADDY Award, 100 Years of Water billboard
  • California Association for Local Economic Development - Award of Merit, Temporary Economic Development Rate
  • Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals – Gold AVA Digital Awards, Green Power Report radio show
  • Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals – Gold AVA Digital Awards, 100 Years of Water video

 

2013

  • Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals - Gold Hermes Creative Awards, 2011-2012 Financial Report
  • Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals - Hermes Creative Awards, Green Power Report
  • California Association of Public Information Officers - Award of Merit, Tree Power campaign
  • California Association of Public Information Officers - Award of Excellence, Lighting has Evolved magazine ad
  • League of American Communications Professionals - Inspire Awards, RPUNews employee newsletter
  • California Association for Local Economic Development - Award of Merit, Small Business Direct Installation Program
  • National Association of Government Communicators - Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards, Lighting has Evolved magazine ad
  • National Association of Government Communicators - Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards, RPUNews employee newsletter
  • American Public Power Association -DEED Energy Innovator Award, In-Pipe water turbine pilot project
  • Telly Awards - Bronze winner, Superform video profile
  • 19th Annual The Communicator Awards - Silver Award of Distinction, The Green Power Report: Interview with Bloomberg’s Curtis Ravenel
  • 19th Annual The Communicator Awards - Silver Award of Distinction, Superform video profile
  • 19th Annual The Communicator Awards – Gold Award of Distinction, Green Riverside display ads
  • 19th Annual The Communicator Awards – Gold Award of Distinction, Lighting has Evolved magazine ad
  • American Advertising Federation - Silver ADDY, 2011-2012 Financial Report
  • American Advertising Federation - Silver ADDY, Lighting has Evolved magazine blow-in
  • American Advertising Federation - Silver ADDY, Green Action Plan
  • American Advertising Federation – Bronze ADDY, Safe In Our Arms Strategic Plan 2010-2015
  • Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals – Gold AVA Digital Award, GreenRiverside.com
  • Orange County Engineering Council Awards - Engineering Project Achievement Award, Evans Reservoir Replacement Project
  • California Municipal Utilities Association - 2013 Resource Efficiency & Community Service Awards, Whole House Rebate Program
  • California Municipal Utilities Association - 2013 Resource Efficiency & Community Service Awards, Green Power Report

2012

  • Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals - MarCom Awards, The Green Power Report
  • Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals - MarCom Awards, Power Partners campaign
  • Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals - MarCom Awards, Business incentives booklet
  • Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals - MarCom Awards, Lighting has Evolved
  • American Public Power Association - Annual Report Contest, Financial Report 2010-2011
  • Public Relations Society of America - Polaris Awards, GreenRiverside.com
  • Public Relations Society of America - Polaris Awards, RPUNews
  • Public Relations Society of America - Polaris Awards, Financial Report 2010-2011
  • Public Relations Society of America - Polaris Awards, Tree Power campaign
  • Public Relations Society of America - Polaris Awards, Safe in Our Arms: 2010-2015
  • Public Relations Society of America - Polaris Awards, Green Leadership Summit
  • The International Davey Awards - GreenRiverside.com
  • The International Davey Awards - Tree Power radio commercial
  • The International Davey Awards - Safe In Our Arms: 2010-2015
  • The International Davey Awards - Chamber Mouse Pad print
  • The International Davey Awards - GreenRiverside.com
  • League of American Communications Professionals - Spotlight Awards, Power Partner video
  • W3 Awards - GreenRiverside.com
  • W3 Awards - Viral video: January 2012 Back of the Bill
  • IEDC Excellence in Economic Development Awards – RPU’s business incentives brochure
  • IEDC Excellence in Economic Development Awards – Economic Development and Business Retention Electric Rate Program
  • Videographer Awards - Award of Distinction, GreenRiverside.com video
  • Videographer Awards - Award of Distinction, January 2012 Back of the Bill
  • The Communicator Award - Award of Distinction, GreenRiverside.com
  • California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) - Awards of Excellence Program, Economic Development and Business Retention rates, Economic Development Programs
  • California Green Communities Challenge - Silver, sustainability programs
  • American Public Power Association, Reliable Public Power Provider - Reliability, safety, workforce development and system improvement
  • Inland Empire Ad Club/American Advertising Federation - Bronze ADDY Award, 100 Green Milestones
  • Inland Empire Ad Club/American Advertising Federation - Bronze ADDY Award, 10,000 Trees
  • Inland Empire Ad Club/American Advertising Federation - Bronze ADDY Award, Financial Annual Report
  • Inland Empire Ad Club/American Advertising Federation - Bronze ADDY Award, Water Quality Annual Report
  • Inland Empire Ad Club/American Advertising Federation - Bronze ADDY Award, RPU employee newsletter
  • Inland Empire Ad Club/American Advertising Federation - Bronze ADDY Award, Riverside Energy Resource Center Units 3 & 4 dedication ceremony
  • Inland Empire Ad Club/American Advertising Federation - Bronze ADDY Award, GreenRiverside.com
  • Inland Empire Ad Club/American Advertising Federation - Silver ADDY Award, GreenRiverside.com promotional campaign
  • Inland Empire Ad Club/American Advertising Federation - Silver ADDY Award, vehicle wrap on Chevy Volt
  • 2011

  • Public Relations Society of America - Polaris Award, 2010 Financial Report; Capella Award, 100 Green Milestones Campaign
  • California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) - Best Management Practices Award, Precision Sprinkler Nozzles Water Conservation Program
  • American Advertising Federation-Inland Empire (AAF-IE) – 4 Silver ADDY Awards, and 2 Bronze ADDY Awards for Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations excellence
  • CA Association for Local Economic Development – Award of Merit, Environmental and Economic Effectiveness Effort (E4) Plan
  • Association of Marketing & Communications Professionals (AMCP) – 2 Gold Communitas Awards
  • Association of Marketing & Communications Professionals – Platinum Award, Leadership in Community Service & Corporate Responsibility Award
  • Arbor Day Foundation – Tree Line City USA Designation
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA) – Outstanding Energy Management Award, In Line Turbine System
  • American Public Power Association (APPA) – Platinum Award, Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) Designation
  • AAF- IE – 2 Silver, 9 Bronze ADDY Awards for Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations

  • 2010

  • APPA – Customer Service Award, Community Education Program
  • AMCP – Gold Marcom Award, Green Riverside Press Kit
  • AMCP Videographer Awards – Excellence Award, RPU Excellence in Innovation Video
  • AMCP Hermes Creative Awards – Gold Award, Green Power Report Radio Show
  • Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Awards – 2 Polaris Awards, 3 Capella Awards for Customer Communication, Marketing, and Advertising
  • Frontier Foundation Award – Environmental Stewardship Award
  • Center for Digital Government – Digital Government Achievement Award, Best Government to Citizen Website – GreenRiverside.com
  • U.S. Department of Energy – Annual Award for Sustainable Development
  • Design-Build Institute of America – Best Project In Water Industry, JW North Treatment Plant
  • International Awards for Livable Communities – Silver Whole City Award
  • International Davey Awards – Gold Award, Green Riverside Press Kit; Silver Award, Insulation Situation Video

    2009

  • AMWA – Gold Award for Exceptional Utility Performance
  • CMUA – Community Service/Resource Efficiency Award, BlueRiverside.com website
  • AAF-IE – 10 Silver ADDY Awards, 2 Bronze ADDY Awards, for Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations efforts
  • PRSA – Polaris Award, J.W. North Water Treatment Plant Grand Opening
  • AMCP – 2 Platinum MarCom Awards, 1 Gold MarCom Award for Marketing & Communications efforts
  • Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce – Iron Eyes Cody Award, RPU Board Member Justin Scott Coe
  • AWWA – Gold Award for Exceptional Water Utility Performance

    2008

  • AAF-IE – 2 Silver ADDY Awards, 7 Bronze ADDY Awards for Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations efforts
  • PRSA – Polaris Award, Corporate Re-Branding; Capella Award, Overall Public Relations Program
  • APPA – Platinum Award, Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) Designation
  • AMCP Hermes Creative Awards – Gold Award, Green Power Campaign; Gold Award, Water Quality Annual Report
  • CMUA – Silver Community Service/Resource Efficiency Award, BlueRiverside.com
  • CMUA – Community Service Award, Green Power Report Radio Show

    2007

  • CMUA – Innovative Use of Public Benefits Funds Award, Grease to Gas Pilot Program
  • APPA – Golden Tree Award, For Planting One Tree for 100,000 Metered Electric Customers
  • APPA – Energy Innovator Award, Grease to Gas Program
  • APPA –Demonstration of Energy Efficient Developments (DEED) Award
  • League of California Cities – Helen Putnam Award, Grease to Gas program
  • League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) - Gold & Bronze Awards Top 50 Publications, Green Power Report; Community Benefits Report
  • Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) – Award for Solar Business Achievement

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