Awards

CCWA Utility/System Awards

2018

  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Top Stormwater Operator Marcus McLester
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Champion of Diversity Award

 

2017

  • Georgia Local Government Personnel Association (GLGPA) Award of Excellence for Medium size programs
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Collection System Platinum Award 
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Distribution System Gold Award 
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting 
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Top Wastewater Operator for District 3 Herlon Fayard
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Top Water Operator for District 3 Lesley Rathburn

2016

  • The Metropolitan North Georgia Planning District's STREAM Award for Wastewater and Septic Projects for CCWA's use of constructed wetlands
  • Govenment Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting 
  • CCWA was recognized as a ‘Utility of the Future – Today’ by partnership of water sector organizations, including: the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, the Water Environment Federation, the Water Environment and Reuse Foundation and the WateReuse Association. CCWA was one of only 61 utilities in U.S., Canada and Denmark who were honored for exceptional performance. This is the first year the recognition is given.
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Collection System Platinum Award (2016)
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Distribution System Gold Award (2016)
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Top Maintenance Technician Award - Brent Taylor (2016)
  • Water Environment Federation Analyst Excellence Award - Jennifer Brandon (2016)
  • Georgia F.O.G. Alliance Program of the Year Award in the 501-750 Facilities Category

2015

  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Collection System Platinum Award (2015)
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Distribution System Gold Award (2015)
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting 
  • Georgia F.O.G. Aliance Program of the Year Award (2014)

2014

  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Collection System Gold Award (2014)
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Master Planning Spotlight Award
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Water Resources/Stormwater Project of Excellence for East Jesters Creek Phase 4 Nature Preserve and Stream Restoration
  • George S. Lewis Archeological Stewardship Award from The Society for Georgia Archeology for the preservation of the McVicker Cemetery that is located on Water Authority property
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting 

CCWA FACILITY AWARDS

Terry R. Hicks Water Production Complex

  • GAWP Platinum Award (2005- 2018)

J. W. Smith Water Production Plant

  • GAWP Platinum Award (2018)
  • GAWP Gold Award (2010 - 2017)

William J. Hooper Water Production Plant

  • GAWP Platinum Award (2002 - 2018)
  • GAWP Certificate of Achievement for Water Plant Operation Surface Water 15 MGD - 49.9 MGD (2018)

W. B. Casey Water Reclamation Plant

  • GAWP Platinum Award (2009 - 2018)
  • Georgia F.O.G. Alliance Program of the Year Award (2016)
  • GAWP Laboratory QA/QC Award (2016)
  • Georgia F.O.G. Alliance Program of the Year Award (2014)
  • Water Environment Federation Safety Award (2014)
  • GAWP Wastewater Plant of the Year Award in the Greater than 10 MGD Category (2013)

Northeast Water Reclamation Plant

  • GAWP Wastewater Plant of the Year for Advanced Treatment 6 - 9.9 MGD (2018)
  • GAWP Platinum Award (2014-2018)
  • GAWP Wastewater Plant of the year for Advanced Treatment 6 to 9.9 MGD (2015)
  • Water Environment Federation Safety Award (2015)
  • GAWP Wastewater Plant of the Year for 6 to 9.9 MGD (2013)

Shoal Creek Water Reclamation Plant

  • GAWP Wastewater Plant of the Year Award for the 3 MGD - 5.9 MGD Advanced Treatment Category (2017)
  • Water Environment Federation Safety Award (2016)
  • GAWP Platinum Award (2002-2017)
  • GAWP Wastewater Plant of the Year Award for the 3 MGD - 5.9 MGD Advanced Treatment Category (2014) 

Pelletizing / Composting Facilities

  • GAWP Bio-solids Excellence Award (2017)
  • GAWP Bio-solids Excellence Award (2013)

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