News | September 28, 2017

WEF Announces Winners Of 2017 StormTV Competition

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) recently announced the winners of its sixth annual stormwater video competition. The StormTV Project is a video contest recognizing innovative stormwater practices, programs, products, and public outreach.

The 2017 StormTV Project received 40 submissions and had 25 expert judges review the vidoes. The judges — primarily members of the WEF Stormwater Committee — scored each video on: message clarity, visual appeal, audio quality, technical accuracy, originality and vision, length, and distribution methods.

The judges awarded three prizes for the 2017 StormTV Project:

The winners will be presented with their awards on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Stormwater Pavilion at WEFTEC.

The top 10 highest rated videos for this year’s competition also will be shown in the Stormwater Pavilion Theater throughout WEFTEC. In addition to the three winners, the list of the top 10 videos includes:

The full playlist of the 2017 submissions can be accessed at

How To Make An Effective Stormwater Outreach Video

During its six-year history, the intention of the StormTV project has evolved to highlight the work of stormwater professionals utilizing video presentations to communicate and educate. The project seeks to collect and share examples of best practices in action for stormwater management.

To that end, this year’s judges provided extensive comments on what worked well in the videos reviewed. These comments were compiled into the fact sheet, How To Make An Effective Stormwater Outreach Video.

About WEF

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 33,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. Since 1928, WEF and its members have protected public health and the environment. As a global water sector leader, our mission is to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation. For more information, visit

SOURCE: The Water Environment Federation (WEF)