Ruiari Brennan rescued a woman from the River Nore in the summer.
A midlands man will be recognised at the Water Safety Ireland's National Awards this evening.
Ruairi Brennan from Laois rescued a woman from the River Nore last July.
Midlands 103 has been nominated for the Media Appreciation Award.
Minister Heather Humphreys will present the 'Seiko Just in Time Rescue Award' to the rescuers, who saved 24 lives this year.