Peak Performance Awards

The Peak Performance Awards recognizes NACWA member agency facilities for excellence in permit compliance. Award recipients are recognized at NACWA’s Summer Conference and Annual Meeting.

No Longer Accepting Applications for Calendar Year 2016

Platinum-5 Peak Performance honorees will be recognized with a formal presentation of their Platinum-5 Certificate(s) at an evening Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 during the NACWA Utility Leadership Conference & 47th Anniversary Annual Meeting, Peer-to-Peer Partnership...Solving Today's Utility Challenges Together, being held at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch.

Award Categories & Honorees

Platinum Awards

Platinum Awards recognize 100% compliance with permits over a consecutive five-year period. Platinum Awards will be given to facilities with a consistent record of full compliance for a consecutive five year period

If 100% compliance is maintained beyond the initial award, Platinum Award status is continued. Should 100% compliance not be maintained, member agency facilities must receive four consecutive Gold Awards to again be eligible for another Platinum Award in their fifth year of compliance.

Gold Awards

Gold Awards are presented to facilities with no permit violations for the entire calendar year.

Silver Awards

Silver Awards are presented to facilities with no more than five violations per calendar year. All treatment facility applicants must be publicly owned by a current NACWA member agency and be in operation for at least one month or more during a calendar year. Treatment facilities must provide, at minimum, secondary treatment, or advanced primary treatment with a 301(h) waiver. Additionally, there are no facility capacity minimums for Peak Performance Award eligibility.

For additional information on NACWA’s Awards Programs contact Bredy Trombino at 202.533.1820.