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​​​​​Charlotte Water Awards​

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​​Partnership For Safe Water Treatment Program 

5-Year Directors Award (Phase III) 
The Partnership's award-winning utilities demonstrate an outstanding commitment to delivering superior quality drinking water to customers.  Utilities that subscribe to the Partnership are dedicated to providing high-quality water to customers, even beyond regulatory requirements.

  • Franklin Water Treatment Plant
  • Vest Water Treatment Plant

NACWA, WEF, WE&RF and WateReuse Utility of the Future Award 

NC AWWA-WEA Collection System of the Year

NC DENR Area Wide Optimization Program

  • ​​Franklin Water Treatment Plant
  • Vest Water Treatment Plant
  • Lee Dukes Water Treatment Plant

NACWA Peak Performance Awards 

The Peak Performance Awards recognizes NACWA member agency facilities for excellence in permit compliance.

  • NACWA Peak Performance ​Platinum Award​
    • McDowell Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2008-2011, and 2017)
    • McAlpine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2012-2017)
    • Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2009-2012)
  • NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
    • McDowell Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2002, 2 004-2007, and 2013-2016)
    • McAlpine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2002-2003, 2006 and 2008-2011)
    • Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2005-2008, 2014 and 2016-2017)
    • Irwin Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2002, 2009, 2012 and 2017)
    • Sugar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2002, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2016-2017)
  • NACWA Peak Performance Silver Award
    • McDowell Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2000-2001, 2003 and 2012)
    • McAlpine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (1999-2001, 2004-2005 and 2007)
    • Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (2002, 2004, 2013 and 2015)
    • Irwin Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (1999, 2003-2004, 2008, 2010-2011, and 2014-2016)
    • Sugar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (1999-2001, 2003-2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015)