The members of Green Hippo Innovations have received various rewards recognizing their contribution to the civil engineering profession:
The SAICE Water Engineering Award for the development of software and the contribution to technology transfer in the water field (2002).
Mail & Guardian Greening the Future, Community Renewable Energy Award for the Conduit Hydropower Project (2014).
SAICE Water Engineering Division – Best Paper Award (2013-2014). Conduit-hydropower potential in the City of Tshwane water distribution system. Loots, I., Van Dijk, M., Van Vuuren, S.J., Bhagwan, J.N. and Kurtz, A. South African Journal of Civil Engineers. Vol 56. October 2014.
SAICE Water Engineering Division – Best Paper Award (2013-2014). Review of pump suction reducer selection: Eccentric or concentric reducers. Mahaffey, R.M. and Van Vuuren S.J. South African Journal of Civil Engineers. Vol 56. October 2014.
WRC Knowledge Tree Award – New Products and Services for Economic Development (2015)- M van Dijk.
Research grands received from Water Research Commission (WRC) and National Research Foundation (NRF).
University of Pretoria – Community Engagement Award (2016).
Africon Eng-prize for best Civil Engineering project report in Geotechnical Engineering
Development and Technology Transfer in the Water Engineering Field (joint award with Prof SJ van Vuuren)
DW de Vos Bronze Medal – 3rd best final year student BEng
Achievement bursaries: 1993, 1997 and 1999