The International Award of Merit is given to an individual, organization or to more than one company that has made significant contributions to the international water quality improvement industry.
2003 - Anthony Frost, Aqua Focus Limited
2003 - Joseph A. Testa, Ground Water Systems Inc.
2004 - Daniel Taragan, Taragan Consulting Ltd.
2007 - Robert B. Ruhstorfer, II, RS Water Holdings LLC dba Culligan of Houston
2009 - Govind Bommi, Filtrex Technologies Pvt Ltd
2010 - Stephen Ver Strat, Access Business Group LLC
2011 - Scott Macdonald, Envirogard Products, Limited
2012 - Marzin R. Shroff, Eureka Forbes Limited
2014 - Knut Sauerbier, Brita GmbH