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Awards

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

2017 – Founder’s Circle Award (for long standing dedication and service to the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce)

2016 – President’s Volunteer Service Award – Bronze Level

2014 – Recognized by Dawson County Emergency Services for annually donating bottled water for the Junior Fire Academy

2013 – Eagle Club Silver Award from the Northeast Georgia Council, Boy Scouts of America

2010 – The American Spirit Award from the Veterans Affairs of Dawson County

2008 – United Way Campaign

2007 -American Cancer Society / Relay for Life Best Team Banner

1998-2001, 2006 and 2007 – Corporate, Bronze or Platinum Sponsor for American Cancer Society/Relay for Life

2006 – 2014 – Certificate of Award & Appreciation – Veterans Affair of Dawson County

FINANCIAL

2016 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015.)

2015 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.)

2014 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.)

2013 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.)

2012 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.)

2012 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2011.)

2011 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2010.)

2010 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2009.)

2009 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2008.)

2008 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2007.)

2007 – CAFR – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2006. This was the first time Financial Manager applied for this award.)

2009 – Georgia Association of Water Professionals – Customer Service Award was given to Ms. Jessica Mason for providing outstanding customer service to the Authority’s customers and outstanding volunteer service to the community.

RESOURCE

2015-2016 – Certificate of Appreciation – WaterSense

2014 – Master Plan Spotlight Award given by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals for the development and use of the Authority’s 2050 Water and Wastewater Master Plan

2014- Public Education Award- Georgia Association of Water Professionals Overall Public Education Award

2012- Consumer Confidence Report Award given by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (Water Quality Report)

2012 – Public Education Award- Georgia Association of Water Professionals Overall Public Education Award

2011- Rivers Alive Award – Outstanding Waterway Cleanup Awards

2010- Georgia Association of Water Professionals Public Education Award

1999-2007 – 1st place or Honorable Mentions for the Public Education Award Program of the Year

2000 & 2004 – Rivers Alive Award –Outstanding Waterway Cleanup Awards

2002- Buddy Hobbs Memorial Award – for valuable contributions and support of a clean and beautiful Etowah River.

WATER TREATMENT – Hightower Water Treatment Facility

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

2017 – District Achievement Award for Best Tasting Drinking Water

2017 – Gold Award  – For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance

2016 – Gold Award  – For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance

2015 – Gold Award  – For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance

2014 – Gold Award  – For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance

2014 – Certificate of Achievement for treatment facility from Georgia Association of Water Professionals

2014 Water Fluoridation Quality Award

2013 Water Fluoridation Quality Award

2012 Water Fluoridation Quality Award

2011 – Brent Covington, Lead Operator received the Top Operator Award  from Georgia Association of Water Professionals

2011 Water Fluoridation Quality Award

2011 – Gold Award –For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance

2009 Water Fluoridation Quality Award

2007 Water Fluoridation Quality Award

2004 – Gold Award –For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance

1999 – Gold Award –For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance

1998 – Gold Award – For complete and consistent Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance

1988-1994 – Outstanding Operations/Water Treatment Plant -1988, 1991 & 1994

WATER RECLAMATION – Dawson Forest Water Reclamation Facility

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

2017 – Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2016 – Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2015 – Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

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

2013 – Outstanding Aqua SBR Plant Performance

2012 – Outstanding Aqua SBR Plant Performance

2012 – Platinum Award for Wastewater Plant (for consistent NPDES permit compliance)

2009- 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 – Outstanding Operation

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 field of wastewater plant operations in GAWP (Georgia Association of Water Professionals) District 1

1998-2008 Outstanding Aqua SBR Plant Performance

1998-2008 – 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

 

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Dawsonville, GA 30534

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