2019 EPIC AWARD WINNERS BY CATEGORY
Awarded April 10, 2019 – Hyatt Regency, Newport Beach

BEST IN SHOW

Best in Show – Small Service Area

CITY OF WEST SACRAMENTO
Bridge to Wellness Newsletter 

Best in Show – Medium Service Area

CITY OF SAN MARCOS
San Marcos Recruitment Brochure 

Best in Show – Large Service Area

CITY OF ROSEVILLE
EngageRoseville 

COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING TOOLS

Annual Report 

EPIC AWARD - TIE
CalSTRS
Global Stewardship at Work - 2016-17 Sustainability Report

EPIC AWARD - TIE
CITY OF PICO RIVERA
Pico Rivera 2018 City Accomplishments Book

AWARD OF DISTINCTION 
SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report

 

Graphic Design

EPIC AWARD -  - LARGE POPULATION
ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY 
I-405 Improvement Project Construction Safety Coloring and Activity Book

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION
CITY OF LONG BEACH
Measure A Map and Brochure

EPIC AWARD - MEDIUM POPULATION
CITY OF SAN MARCOS
San Marcos Recruitment Brochure

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PADRE DAM MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT 
East County Advanced Water Purification

EPIC AWARD - SMALL POPULATION
CITY OF COMMERCE
Commerce Connection 

EPIC AWARD - SMALL POPULATION
CITY OF COMMERCE
Commerce Connection Special Edition

 

Internal Communications 

EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION
LONG BEACH CITY AUDITOR’S OFFICE
Long Beach City Auditor's Office Fraud Hotline Campaign

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION
COUNTY OF MARIN
State of the County 2018

EPIC AWARD - SMALL POPULATION
CITY OF WEST SACRAMENTO

Bridge to Wellness Newsletter 

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PALMDALE WATER DISTRICT
The Employee Buzz

 

Marketing and Promotional Items

EPIC AWARD
SANDAG
511 Roadside Assistance Registration Wallet

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CITY OF PICO RIVERA
The City of Pico Rivera 60th-Anniversary Campaign

 

Media Event 

EPIC AWARD
CITY OF BEVERLY HILLS
Sunset Blvd. Water Main Break

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COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT
St. Anthony's Sewer Pipeline Project

 

Newsletter or Magazine

EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION
CITY OF IRVINE
Inside Irvine

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION
CITY OF SUNNYVALE
Sunnyvale Horizon Newsletter

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - MEDIUM POPULATION
JURUPA COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT 
Community News

EPIC AWARD - SMALL POPULATION
CITY OF SIGNAL HILL
E-Newsletter

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - SMALL POPULATION
CITY OF PICO RIVERA
Pico Rivera Magazine 60th-Anniversary Issue

 

Photography

EPIC AWARD
CENTRAL SAN 
The Spark

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS
Thomas Fire Burn Area Storm Response Photography

 

Special or Community Event, One-time 

EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION
CITY OF ROSEVILLE
A Community Conversation

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION
JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT
Helping Hands Launch Event

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION
ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
I-405 Improvement Project Groundbreaking Event

EPIC AWARD - MEDIUM POPULATION
CITY OF LAKE FOREST
Lake Forest Debt Free Day 2018

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - MEDIUM POPULATION
PADRE DAM MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT 
East County Water Festival

EPIC AWARD - SMALL POPULATION
LAKE ELSINORE & SAN JACINTO WATERSHEDS AUTHORITY
LESWJA Water Summit

 

Special or Community Event, Recurring 

EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION
SANDAG & BROWN MARKETING STRATEGIES
San Diego Regional Bike to Work Day 2018

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION
MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT OF ORANGE COUNTY
Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge and Orange County Pocket Park Award

EPIC AWARD - MEDIUM POPULATION
ROSEVILLE UTILITY EXPLORATION CENTER
Home for the Holidays Exhibit and Scavenger Hunt

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - MEDIUM POPULATION
CITY OF YUBA CITY
Bike Yuba City

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - MEDIUM POPULATION
COSTA MESA SANITARY DISTRICT
Citizens Environmental Protection Academy

EPIC AWARD - SMALL POPULATION
LONG BEACH AIRPORT
Festival of Flight

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CITY OF ROSEMEAD
Trunk or Treat & Haunted House

 

Writing 

EPIC AWARD
CITY OF SAN MARCOS
Making News: San Marcos Article Series 

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CITY OF LONG BEACH
InsideLB

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COACHELLA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT
The Story of the Coachella Valley Water District Book

 

DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS

Audio/Podcasts

EPIC AWARD
CITY OF ROSEVILLE
"Inside the City's Community Conversation“ what residents had to say

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BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT 
Hidden Tracks: Stories from BART

 

Live Streaming/Live Stories

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CITY OF LAKE FOREST
Lake Forest: Live on Facebook

 

Social Media, Best Use Overall 

EPIC AWARD
ELSINORE VALLEY MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT
Social Media Outreach: Instagram

EPIC AWARD
SANTA CLARA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
STDs on the Rise

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MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT OF ORANGE COUNTY
Strategic Digital Communications - Social Media

 

Social Media Campaign

EPIC AWARD
SACRAMENTO AREA SEWER DISTRICT
SASD's Water Professionals Appreciation Week Social Media Campaign

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CITY OF LONG BEACH
International Digital Inclusion Week Social Media Engagement Campaign

 

Video Production, Event Coverage 

EPIC AWARD
CITY OF FOUNTAIN VALLEY
Special Olympics Bowling Championships

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CALIFORNIA FIRE FOUNDATION
California Firefighters Memorial Live Stream

Video Production, PSA/Promotional/Marketing Video

EPIC AWARD
EAST COUNTY REGIONAL COALITION
No Wipes in the Pipes

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REGIONAL SAN
2018 Water Professionals Appreciation Week Short Video

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Food Waste Prevention Nutrition Action Plan

Video Production, PSA/Promotional/Marketing Video – Short Form 

EPIC AWARD
SILICON VALLEY CLEAN ENERGY
Understanding Your Bill

 

Video Production, PSA/Promotional/Marketing Video – Long Form 

EPIC AWARD  - LARGE POPULATION
CENTRAL SAN
Adventures with Toot: The Lab

EPIC AWARD  - LARGE POPULATION
COUNTY OF MARIN
State of the County 2018

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION 
CALFIRE/RIVERSIDE COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
Do You Have What It Takes? Fire Communications Dispatcher

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - SM/MED POPULATION 
CITY OF BURBANK
State of the City 2018

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - SM/MED POPULATION 
CITY OF PICO RIVERA
The City of Pico Rivera 60th-Anniversary Video

EPIC AWARD  -  SM/MED POPULATION
CASTRO VALLEY SANITARY DISTRICT
Zero Waste Characters Movie

 

Video Production, Series

EPIC AWARD  - LARGE POPULATION
CITY OF ROSEVILLE
"What's Happening in Roseville" video series

EPIC AWARD  - LARGE POPULATION 
PORT OF SAN DIEGO
#ThatsMyBay

EPIC AWARD -  SM/MEDIUM POPULATION
CITY OF TEMPLE CITY
EatTC

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION 
CALFIRE/RIVERSIDE COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
"ON SCENE" Video Series

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION  
CITY OF MORENO VALLEY
Mayor's Minute Series

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION   
CITY OF SAN DIEGO
2018 By The Numbers Video Series

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - SM/MEDIUM POPULATION
CITY OF SAN MARCOS
San Marcos Talent Attraction Video Series

 

Website/App

EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION
PORT OF SAN DIEGO
New Port of San Diego Website

EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION
VENTURA COUNTY HARBOR DEPARTMENT
Channel Islands Harbor Website Redesign

EPIC AWARD - SM/MED POPULATION 
CITY OF WEST SACRAMENTO
City of West Sacramento Website

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION 
SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
Water News Network

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - SM/MED POPULATION 
CITY OF YORBA LINDA
City of Yorba Linda Website Redesign

 

COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING PROCESS

Branding

EPIC AWARD
SAN MATEO COUNTY HEALTH
San Mateo County Health: All together better.

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MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT OF ORANGE COUNTY
Rebuilding and Reestablishing MWDOC's Brand Identity

Communications or Marketing Plans/Campaigns, Consultant-Supported 


EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION
PORT OF SAN DIEGO
Discover Your Wonderfront at Harbor Island

EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION 
SWEETWATER AUTHORITY
"Securing Our Water Future” 2018 Rate Study Outreach Campaign

EPIC AWARD - SM/MED POPULATION
ROSEVILLE ELECTRIC UTILITY
Roseville Electric Utility Life is Electric Renters Campaign

AWARD OF DISTINCTION  - LARGE POPULATION  

CITY OF LONG BEACH, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE BUREAU
Bring Your Own- Long Beach City

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION  
ELSINORE VALLEY MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT
Variable Sewer Outreach

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - SM/MED POPULATION

CITY OF SAN MARCOS
San Marcos Talent Attraction Campaign

 

Communications or Marketing Plans/Campaigns, In-House 

EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION
CALIFORNIA HIGH-SPEED RAIL AUTHORITY
California High-Speed Rail: Get the Facts

EPIC AWARD - LARGE POPULATION
EASTERN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT 
Healthy Sewers Campaign

EPIC AWARD - SM/MED POPULATION
CITY OF WEST SACRAMENTO
West Sacramento Via Rideshare

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - LARGE POPULATION 
CITY OF SANTA CLARITA
InnovateSCV Campaign

AWARD OF DISTINCTION - SM/MED POPULATION
CITY OF TEMECULA
Temecula Parkway Interchange Community Outreach

 

Community Relations/Participation 

EPIC AWARD
CITY OF ROSEVILLE
EngageRoseville

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CITY OF ROSEVILLE & AIM CONSULTING
Dry Creek Greenway West Planning & Feasibility Study

Crisis Communications Response

EPIC AWARD
PORT OF SAN DIEGO
Cyberattack Fall 2018

Multicultural Outreach/Campaign

EPIC AWARD
CITY OF LONG BEACH
"Everyone In" Economic Inclusion Listening Tour

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CITY OF RANCHO CUCAMONGA
Multicultural Your Mind Matters Campaign

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COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT
Pateamos Donde Cuenta - Kick It Where It Counts

 

Preparedness/Public Safety Education Campaign

EPIC AWARD
CITY OF SANTA CLARITA
City of Santa Clarita Heads Up Traffic Safety Campaign

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ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS
Orange County Public Works Wall Murals

 

COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING PROCESS

 

Dollar Stretcher

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CITY OF TEMECULA
Temecula Parkway Interchange Community Outreach

EPIC AWARD
EASTERN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT
Water Tax Education and Outreach

 

Most Innovative

EPIC AWARD
CITY OF ROSEVILLE
EngageRoseville

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ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY 
I-405 Improvement Project Interactive Map/Waze Integration