The OWOW Center hasn’t been around very long but has achieved some major accomplishments. We don’t brag very often but here are somethings worth noting…

  • 2019 MSU Denver CADRE+ University Values Award for Community Engagement: Tom Cech, Jennifer Riley-Chetwynd, Nona Shipman and Ale Brown
  • 2018 APWA Colorado Chapter Award Winning Projects: Public Outreach Category Winner- WaterWise Theatre
  • 2018 Diane Hoppe Leadership Award: Tom Cech
  • 2014 “Partners in Change” for Programming, Events, and Recreation at the Greenway Foundation’s After Party on the Bridge Award: One Water One World Center

Water Education Colorado (WEco)

Water Education Colorado (WEco) celebrated water education and water leadership at its annual President’s Reception. Each year, WEco honors the work of a Coloradoan who has a body of work in the field of water resources benefiting the Colorado public, a reputation among peers and a commitment to balanced and accurate information, with the Diane Hoppe Leadership Award. In 2018, WEco recognized our Co-Director, Tom Cech, with this award.

Water Education Colorado’s Full Announcement

May 11, 2018

Theatre Award for OWOW

2015 Innovative Environmental Education Program Award from CAEE

The Water Wise Circa 2015 theatre troupe received the Innovative Environmental Education Program Award from the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE). The project was a collaboration between MSU Denver students, the MSU Denver Theatre Department, the OWOW Center, Denver Water, Aurora Water, and the City of Boulder.

2016 Education & Public Service Award Recipient: Tom Cech

This award is given to recognize educational individuals that have made significant contributions to increase public awareness of water resources development, use or management covering one or combination of the natural, biological, and social sciences.

University Council on Water Resources