Irish Water is advising Tidy Towns committees in Westmeath that the closing date for entries for the 2017 Irish Water Tidy Towns Value Water Awards is Thursday, 25 May.
The awards recognise communities that have made a strong commitment to water conservation and water protection.
The national water utility is offering a prize fund of €10,000 for the winners of the awards, which include a national prize of €2,000, four regional prizes for Best Large Town winner of €1,000, and four regional prizes for Best Small Town winner of €1,000.
Included among the winners of last year’s awards was Skerries Tidy Towns group, who won the Irish Water National Value Water Award. Skerries also won the Best Large Town category and Abbeyleix won the Best Small Town category in the Midlands and East region.
Entry forms can be downloaded from ‘The Competition’ section of www.tidytowns.ie
For more information visit www.water.ie/community/community-sponsorships/tidy-towns