Innovation Terms and Conditions


Judging Criteria

  • Judging of submissions will be carried out by a number of efficiency experts from Water Plus. The Judges’ decision shall be final. Submissions for each category must include a section on the background for the innovation, the benefits it would bring and the potential impact or impact the innovation has/will have and who the innovation will benefit.
  • The “Water Plus Innovator Award” for each category is a certificate that will be awarded to the best innovation in each category as judged by the panel. There is one Water Plus Innovator Award per category. 
  • We will promote the winning idea as part of our innovation promotion work.

Intellectual Property & Confidentiality

  • Water Plus Limited does not, unless we agree with you, claim any rights or ownership in your innovation. As such, you retain ownership and copyright, and all other intellectual property rights in your innovation. Where Water Plus Limited has had/is working on an innovation which is similar to your innovation (the “Water Plus Limited Innovation”), Water Plus Limited will retain ownership, copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the Water Plus Limited Innovation.
  • Other than where you approve disclosure to third parties, Water Plus Limited will keep your innovation confidential unless your innovation:
  1. becomes publicly available other than as a result of a disclosure in breach of these terms by Water Plus Limited;
  2. is the same or substantially similar to other innovations which are within the public domain;
  3. is the same or substantially similar to other innovations provided to Water Plus Limited through separate and independent methods (which shall include other ideas submitted in this Competition);
  4. is independently acquired or developed by Water Plus Limited without resorting to your innovation;
  5. unless you approve disclosure to third parties.


  • Prizes will be awarded at Water Plus Limited’s sole discretion;
  • The Marketing and consultancy support will be at the sole discretion of Water Plus Ltd
  • Water Plus Limited may request you come to a Water Plus Limited office or designated location to collect your prize. Water Plus Limited will not award any prizes beyond 12 months from the end of the Competition;
  • Water Plus Limited employees are not permitted to enter this Competition;
  • In the event of any dispute regarding the conduct, results and all other matters relating to the Competition, the decision of the Judges shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into;
  • Water Plus Limited reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition or any of the terms relating to the Competition;
  • You agree that you will not submit content that breaches the rights of any third party. Doing so will result in disqualification.

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