The Water-Gate water barrier has won numerous distinctions and awards (around the world) over time for its originality, concept and manufacturing.
2000 Quebec Grand Prize for Invention
1st prize at the 2000 Quebec Invention Awards in the Energy and Environment category
Quebec Environmental Technologies Show 2000
Technological Innovation of the Year Award
Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions, Techniques and New Products
Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions, Techniques and New Products • Prize for the best industrial design • Gold medal in the Environment category with special mention from the jury, made up of 68 people from several countries.
Montreal Design Institute
Grand Prize from the Institute of Design, all categories combined • Canada Prize from the Montreal Institute of Design
Industrial Society of America
Gold medal in the Business and Industrial Products category in the competition called IDEA (Industrial Designer Excellence Awards) and sponsored by IDSA