Andy Yang and team accepting Uptime award


Recent Awards

2021 Communitas Award Winner

Communitas Awards

"Our judges found that your nominee clearly exhibits the spirit of communitas, a Latin word that means people coming together for the good of a community." Communitas winners are recognized for specific programs involving volunteerism, philanthropy and ethical, sustainable business practices. Some businesses, organizations and individuals are also recognized as Leadership winners because of their excellence in multiple programs.

2021 AVA Digital Awards Platinum and Gold logos

AVA Digital Awards

AVA Digital Awards honors excellence in digital creativity, branding, and strategy. SJW received a platinum award for the Covid-19 Campaign and received two Gold awards for Digital Brand Awareness and Conservation Campaign with an honorable mention for the infrastructure progress video. 

MarCom awards Platinum and Gold

MarCom Awards

SJW was recognized for Social Campaigns and Strategic Communications Awards for water conservation, water rate assistance, and COVID-19 outreach. MarCom Awards honors excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work, and generosity of industry professionals. 

Women of Influence Award Logo

SVBJ Women of Influence

Suzy Papazian, SJW's General Counsel and Vice President was recognized with a 2020 Women of Influence award from the Silicon Valley Business Journal for her outstanding leadership. Honorees come from outside nominations and are chosen by a panel of Business Journal editors and past Women of Influence honorees.


  • Communitas Awards - Leadership in Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • AVA Digital Awards - Platinum winner, Covid-19 Campaign; Gold winners, Digital Brand Awareness and Conservation Campaign