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Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities Earn Awards for Operational Excellence

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Bren Williamson

CARROLLTON, GA – The City of Carrollton Water Treatment Facility has earned the Georgia Association of Water Professional’s “Gold Award”. The Gold award recognizes water facilities that demonstrate perfection in compliance.

The City of Carrollton Wastewater Treatment Facility has earned the Georgia Association of Water Professional’s “Platinum Award” for complete and consistent LAS permit compliance for the past nine consecutive years. The Platinum Award recognizes facilities that demonstrate a perfect compliance record for five or more consecutive years.

Thousands of individual analysis are performed annually by each facility in order to maintain compliance with permit limitations and to ensure effective and efficient system operations. Failure to meet those limitations in even one instance would disqualify a facility from obtaining either award.

The current awards complement a list of achievements and awards for the past several years. The City of Carrollton Water Treatment facility has previously earned the following awards:

Gold award for calendar years 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, and 2015

GAWP District 3 Drinking Water Taste Test Winner 2009

Laboratory Quality Assurance Award 2005 and 2012

The Wastewater Treatment Department has previously earned the following awards:

Gold Award 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010

Platinum Award 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015

The City of Carrollton received the “Water Distribution System of the Year” award in 2004 and the “Collection System of the Year” award in 2006.

These awards highlight the dedication and devotion of the individuals within each department as well as other supporting departments such as Facilities Maintenance, Public Works, Systems Upkeep, and Engineering. These achievements could not be accomplished without the cooperative efforts of the entire City staff.

By Sherry Bilbo

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