| There are over 20 categories for CWEA
awards, which honor CWEA members and wastewater professionals
in California. The program serves to recognize outstanding
professional achievements within the wastewater field,
improve the professional status of all personnel working
in the wastewater industry and related fields, and stimulate
public awareness of the importance of wastewater treatment
to public health and the water environment.
Awards are given at the local section level, and then
advance to state competition. Winners at the state level
are submitted to the Water Environment Federation for
competition at the national level. Forms delivered to
all committee chairs and local section awards chairs,
and are available starting August 1st by contacting
CWEA staff at (510) 382-7800.
The timeline for CWEA State Awards is as follows:
- August 1: Awards forms are posted to the website
and sent to the Local Section Leaders.
- 2nd Friday of January: All state nominations received
from Local Sections.
- 3rd Friday of January: Awards are sent to the state
committee chairs for judging.
- February 21: Deadline for 5S Nominations
- 3 Weeks prior to Annual Conference: Winners are
notified of their status in the awards judging and
all CWEA State awards are given at the Friday luncheon
of the Annual Conference.
Questions about the Awards Program?