Friends of UCOWR


The Universities Council on Water Resources recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions in time and effort toward the goals of UCOWR by naming them Friends of UCOWR.  

Eligible Activities

Eligibility for selection based on service to the Council. No specific criteria are used, however, some could include: 

1) Regular participation in annual meetings over the years in a leadership role (such as a major speaker).
2) Chairmanship of standing or ad hoc committees for five or more years total.
3) Membership on the Board of Directors 

Nomination Procedure & Deadline

Nominations are to be made by UCOWR delegates by letter of not more than two pages by February 2, 2018. The letter must contain the name and contact information of the nominee (or representative of the nominated organization).

Nomination materials should be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Review Process

Nominations will be reviewed by a committee which will submit its recommendations to the Board of Directors. At its spring meeting, the Board will select no more than three living candidates to receive the title “Friend of UCOWR.”  The number of posthumous awards is not limited.  


Certificates will be presented to those selected as Friends of UCOWR, or to a surviving relative, at the Awards Luncheon held at the Annual Conference, scheduled for June 26-28, 2018, at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh, PA.  

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