2024 CAPIO EPIC Award Finalists
Congratulations to this year's finalists!


Each finalist will receive one of our two awards – the Award of Distinction (second place) or the prestigious EPIC Award (first place).


Annual Report

2022 Year in Review
Association of California Water Agencies

SCV Water 2023 Consumer Confidence Report
SCV Water

Graphic Design – Print

Defenders Of The Bay
Castro Valley Sanitary District

2023 Parks & Recreation Summer Guide
City of American Canyon

Graphic Design Online

Ingalls Event Center
City of Norco

2023 Riverside County Budget Book Cover
County of Riverside

Internal Communications

Cultural Heritage Month Internal Messaging
City of Hayward

DPSS Connected
Riverside County Department of Public Social Services

Marketing and Promotional

Meet the Crowd Favorite
Alameda County Water District

A Century Rooted in Rural Living
City of Norco

Media Event

Hallwood Side Channel and Floodplain Restoration Project
Yuba Water Agency

Daguerre Nature-Like Fishway Announcement
Yuba Water Agency

Newsletter or Magazine

Pipeline Community Newsletter
Central San

Palmdale Magazine: Fall 2023
City of Palmdale

Grapevine – Lifestyle Magazine
City of Rancho Cucamonga

Parks & Recreation Activity Guide
City of Ventura

Marin Water E-News
Marin Water

Water Currents
 SCV Water​

SBCERA Life After Retirement Newsletter


Salmon Expeditions
Yuba Water Agency

Sunset over Pico Rivera
City of Pico Rivera

Special or Community Event – One-Time

The Wall That Heals
City of Menifee

Centennial Celebration
City of Norco

EBMUD 100th Birthday Party and Community Fair
East Bay Municipal Utility District

Eastern Municipal Water District State of the District
Eastern Municipal Water District

Experiencing Hope: Stories of Resiliency in Fresno County
Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health

World’s Largest Water Recycling Facility in Orange County Gets Even Bigger
Orange County Water District
Orange County Sanitation District

Honoring the Legacy of a Water Champion and Raising the Profile of Recycled Water: Dedication of the Grace F. Napolitano Pure Water Southern California Innovation Center
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Listening Session
Town of Apple Valley

Special or Community Event – Recurring

Outreach, Education and Encouragement Series for the El Portal Undercrossing
City of Encinitas

Mobile Animal Wellness Clinics
Riverside County Department of Animal Services

State of the City
City of Agoura Hills


Educational Display Project Writing
Irvine Ranch Water District

Unsolved Cold Case News Release
Riverside County District Attorney’s Office


Brand Launch / Rebrand

Ingalls Event Center
City of Norco

SCV Water Branding Refresh
SCV Water

Communications or Marketing Plans/Campaigns - Consultant-Supported

Water Awareness Campaign – “The Landscape Is Change”
Calleguas Municipal Water District

La Paz Road Outreach Campaign
City of Laguna Niguel

Milpitas SMART, the Smart Way for Milpitas Residents to Travel Around Town
City of Milpitas

Holiday San José 2023 Shop Local Campaign
City of San José

100 Years of Flight
John Wayne Airport/County of Orange

I-405 Improvement Project – Public Awareness Campaign
Orange County Transportation Authority

“Be a Water Hero” Marketing Campaign
Rancho Water

Thank You For Planting Me
San Diego County Water Authority

“Let’s Face It. Together.” Marketing and Communications Campaign
San Marcos Unified School District

Noth Well Outreach Campaign
Western Water

Communications or Marketing Plans/Campaigns – In-House

Maintenance Access Cover Beautification Project
Central San

City of Roseville

Succulents for Soups: A water-wise food drive
City of Roseville, Environmental Utilities

Boosting Dog Adoptions to Ease Overcrowding
Placer County Health and Human Services

Community Relations/Participation

Septic to Sewer Conversion Project – Phase 1
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District

Modoc Multi Use Path Design Plan
Santa Barbara County Public Works Department

Crisis Communications Response

City of Long Beach – Homelessness Emergency Response Communications
City of Long Beach

Crisis and Emergency Communications Trainings, September 2023
UC Davis

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Outreach / Campaign

Part of Growing Up
County of Santa Clara Public Health

Placer County Health and Human Services

Preparedness/Public Safety Education Campaign

Go Safely Gameplan
California OTS/Caltrans

Illegal Fireworks Campaign
County of Riverside



Tehachapod: City of Tehachapi’s Podcast
City of Tehachapi

TID Water & Power Podcast
Turlock Irrigation District

Social Media Best Use Overall

CVWD Goes Viral
Coachella Valley Water District

Social Media Presence
The City of Santa Clarita

Social Media Impromptu

Impromptu Videos
The City of Santa Clarita

Social Media Impromptu
Sacramento River Video
City of West Sacramento

Video Production – Marketing Series – Consultant Supported

Santa Clarita Spotlight
City of Santa Clarita

2023 State of the County – 150th Anniversary Video Series
County of Ventura

Video Production – Marketing Series – In-House

Parks with Purpose
OC Parks

Homelessness in Placer County — Stories of Success
Placer County

Video Production – Marketing Video – In-House

Milpitas at Your Service
City of Milpitas

Listening Session
Town of Apple Valley

Video Production – Marketing Video – Consultant Supported

“Dreams” – City of Palm Springs Welcome Video – Palm Springs International Film Festival
City of Palm Springs

Milpitas SMART, the Smart Way for Milpitas Residents to Travel Around Town
City of Milpitas

Video Production – PSA Series – Consultant Supported

Stop the Clog Video Series
Sacramento Area Sewer District

SBCERA Quick Tip Video Series

Video Production – PSA Series – In-House

Report on Conditions
Riverside County Fire Department

“LioLi – Lock It or Lose It” Campaign
City of Santa Clarita

Traffic Safety
City of Ventura – Police Department

Video Production – Public Service Announcement – Consultant Supported

From Awareness to Action: CMSD’s SB 1383 PSA
Costa Mesa Sanitary District

Harvest Water Video
Sacramento Area Sewer District

Video Production – Public Service Announcement – In-House

Fresno County Water Flows & Flood Warnings
The County of Fresno

Operation Intercept: Apprehending the Online Predators of Riverside County
Riverside County Sheriff’s Office


CAPA Website Redesign
California Association of Public Authorities for In Home Supportive Services

Homeless Response Website
City of Fremont

Ingalls Event Center
City of Norco

City of Pleasanton Website Redesign
City of Pleasanton

Digital Presence Redesign
City of Walnut Creek
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Placer County’s new Film Placer Tahoe website
Placer County

Website Replacement and Logo Redesign Project
Santa Barbara County Association of Governments

SCV Water Website
SCV Water


Dollar Stretcher

2023 Community Academy
City of Ventura – Police Department

Coronet Watersmart Conservation Garden
Municipal Water District of Orange County

Most Innovative Communications

One Ride at a Time
Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District

“LioLi – Lock It or Lose It” Campaign
The City of Santa Clarita