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The New York Times investigation into national water quality and pollution regulation required a tremendous effort in reporting and data analysis. The project, titled “Toxic Waters,” was enhanced by the painstaking efforts of many in the newsroom, including journalist-developer Derek Willis, a member of NYT’s Interactive News Technology team.

He described how the Times produced its award-winning series to members of the Online News Association and Hacks & Hackers in Washington yesterday. The recording of his presentation is below.

(Note: I’m an active member of both organizations.)

Want to be recognized for the online news you’ve reported, no matter your outlet’s size or affiliation? Then be sure to submit your work to Online News Association’s Online Journalism Awards competition. Deadline is Tuesday, June 30, so best send this in today. Update: The deadline’s been extended to July 8, so send your entries in, stat.

There are several categories you can enter; four get a share of $30,000 in total prize money:

Read the full contest rules and additional pointers, then get cracking. And good luck! Winners will be announced Oct. 3, during the Online News Association conference in San Francisco.