Awards

Financial

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report):

2023, 2022, 2021 ,2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

 

 

Water Treatment

Hightower Water Treatment Facility

Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Plant of the Year (for Outstanding Plant Operations in Georgia) – For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance:

2023, 2018, 2017

 

Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award – For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance and the Best Operated Plant of the Year

2023, 2021, 2020, 2019

 

Water Fluoridation Quality Award:

2023, 2021, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007

 

District Achievement Award for Best Tasting Drinking Water:

2017

 

Certificate of Achievement for treatment facility from Georgia Association of Water Professionals:

2022, 2014

 

Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Gold Award – For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance:

2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011, 2004, 1999, 1998

 

Outstanding Operations/Water Treatment Plant: 

1994, 1991, 1988

 

Water Reclamation

Dawson Forest Water Reclamation Facility

2023 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2022 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Plant of the Year (for Outstanding Plant Operations in Georgia)

2021 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance) and Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Plant of the Year (for Outstanding Plant Operations in Georgia)

2020 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2019 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance) and Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Plant of the Year (for Outstanding Plant Operations in Georgia)

2018 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2017 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Plant of the Year (for Outstanding Plant Operations in Georgia)

2017 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2016 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2015 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2014 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Plant of the Year (for Outstanding Plant Operations in Georgia)

2014 – Top Collections Operator of the Year – Josh Wilkins – The Top Operator in each district annually that has been a moving force in the operations of their respective facilities and has encourage and spread the knowledge and has increased operations in some way.

2014 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2013 – Top Ops Award –Jason Nix- for outstanding & innovative performance in field of wastewater plant operations in GAWP (Georgia Association of Water Professionals) District 1

2013 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2013 – Outstanding Aqua SBR Plant Performance

2012 – Outstanding Aqua SBR Plant Performance

2011 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2010 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Plant of the Year (for Outstanding Plant Operations in Georgia)

2010 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Gold Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2012 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2009 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Gold Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2009 – Outstanding Aqua SBR Plant Performance

2009 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Plant of the Year – (for Outstanding Plant Operations in Georgia)

2008 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Wastewater Collection System of the Year – Lift Stations

2008 – Top Ops Award –Richard Ray – for outstanding & innovative performance in the field of wastewater plant operations in GAWP (Georgia Association of Water Professionals) District 1

19982008 Outstanding Aqua SBR Plant Performance

19982008 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Gold Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2003 – Operation & Maintenance Excellence Award Region 4

2003 – National First Place Clean Water Act Recognition Award

2003 – GWPCA Outstanding Operation – Plant of the Year

2003 – Certificate of Appreciation Award by the Dawson County Board of Commissioners

Operations

2008 – Georgia Association of Water Professional’s Wastewater Collection System of the Year – Gravity Sewers and Force Mains