The purpose of this Award is to recognize outstanding utility men and women in small communities who, through their efforts, provide a service to their customers by providing a safe water supply.

To qualify, the population of the community or system served, shall not exceed thirty three hundred (3300) people. The candidate shall have worked for the utility for at least five (5) years, and shall have exemplary service through personal effort in providing the community with a continuous safe water supply.

The Prime Mover Award is presented at the Fall District Meetings.