Best Municipal Water 2012
Best in the World: Greenwood, BC, Canada 
Best in the USA: St. Henry, OH
2nd place: Santa Ana, CA
3rd: Independence, MO
4th: Oxford, MI
5th: Lansing, MI

Best Bottled Water 2012
1st : Jackson Springs Natural Premium Spring Water, MB, Canada
2nd: Virginia’s Best Natural Artesian Water, Edinburg, VA
3rd: Almost Heaven, Manassas,VA bottling Berkeley Springs water
4th: Pristine Springs, Clear Springs, MD
5th: Palomar Mountain Premium Spring Water, Escondido, CA
5th: Agana, Buda, TX

Best Sparkling 2012
1st: Esperanza, Tesanj, Bosnia
2nd: Antipodes, Whakatane, New Zealand
3rd: Perrier Springs, Vergeze, France
4th: Source Saint-Elie, Saint-Elie-de-Caxton, PQ, Canada
5th: Mountain Valley Springs Water, Hot Springs, AR

Best Purified Drinking Water 2012
1st: MyCause Water, Mechanicsville, MD
2nd: American Summit, Clark, WY
3rd: HumanKind Water – Laurel Run, PA
4th: Source Saint-Elie, Saint-Elie-de-Caxton, PQ, Canada
5th: Hawaii at Iolani Palace, Big Island, HI

Best Packaging 2012
1st : Claire Baie, Oak Creek, WI (gold in 2001 and 2006)
2nd: Nestle Pure Life, Allentown, PA
3rd: Rain Fresh Oxygen-Rich Purified Water – Garland, TX
4th: Berkeley Springs Purified Water - Berkeley Springs, WV
5th: Hamilton On Tap, Hamilton, OH 

Lifetime Achievement Award: James M. Stevens, Sr
Golden Award of Excellence: Kunlun Mountains Natural Mineral Water, China