WSSC Picks Up Five Videographer Awards

Commission Honored with Prestigious Award of Excellence

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – August 17, 2016 – The WSSC trophy collection has grown by five. The 20th Annual Videographer Awards were recently handed out and WSSC claimed five statues, including the Award of Excellence, which is the highest honor.

The Commission earned the Award of Excellence for the Children’s Water Festival video, which captures the story of WSSC’s signature community outreach event on its 10th anniversary. The festival, held at WSSC’s Brighton Dam educates about 600 fourth graders over the course of two days with hands-on activities all about water.

WSSC also earned two Awards of Distinction, one for a public service announcement that reminds customers to be prepared by storing bottled water, especially during the busy winter water main break season and another for My Life at WSSC, a video that highlights the health and wellness benefits the Commission offers employees.

Honoring Service at WSSC and PSI: WSSC each received an Honorable Mention Award. In the Honoring Service at WSSC video, employees being recognized for their service and dedication share some of the most memorable moments from their careers with the Commission.

As for PSI: WSSC, think of it as CSI for pipes. This video highlights the sophisticated technology WSSC uses to inspect and monitor its largest water mains.

Recipients of the Videographer Awards range from network news operations to local cable access, large production companies to international advertising agencies.The competition is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

Approximately 13 percent of entries earn the Award of Excellence. The Award of Distinction goes to about 16 percent of the submissions, followed by Honorable Mention which is awarded to about six percent of the entries.

All of WSSC’s videos can be found on our YouTube Channel

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.

 

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