December 6, 2021 - March 4, 2022
Water Conservation Leadership Award
Monday, December 6, 2021
The Water Conservation Leadership Award recognizes an individual, business, group, or other organization that has demonstrated a commitment to protecting our water resources through water conservation. Any resident, business, group, or other organization in Athens-Clarke County is eligible to apply. The Water Conservation Leadership Award recipient will be notified of their selection by mid March 2022. The Award will be presented at the Green Life Awards Ceremony in April 2022. The deadline for submission is March 4, 2022.
Pictured below is The 2020 Water Conservation Leadership Award Winner, Dr. Brian Schwartz. He oversees a UGA research team in the production of TifTurf, a drought-tolerant bermudagrass. The turfgrass reduces water use by 38% over the most popular varieties. Want to experience the grass? Visit the quad at UGA North Campus and put your toes in it. Thank you, Dr. Schwartz, for your efforts to help us all use water efficiently while maintaining a beautiful lawn.