You’ve dedicated your career to advancing the wastewater industry.

Celebrate your achievements and those of your peers by applying for a prestigious CWEA Award. Applications open July 1.


Congratulations to the agencies and individuals, leading the way in the protection and enhancement of our water environment

List of Current Items

01 Jul

Applications are open

The 2021-22 applications in several wastewater awards categories, recognizing innovation, excellence, safety and training open July 1.

01 Feb

5S Nominations Due

5S recognizes individuals active in protecting the water environment through participation in Local, State, and/or Federal sponsored act...

15 Feb

Kirt Brooks Scholarship Apps Due

The Kirt Brooks Memorial Water Environment Scholarship is a scholarship for students in or interested in the water environment industry ...


Additional Award Information

How to apply
To be selected as a winner for a state award, you must win first place in your Local Section first. Find out how to apply.
Local Section Plaques
Local Sections are responsible for ordering plaques for their awards banquets. We have set up a simple ordering process here.
Special awards
These awards are state competition only, meaning they are not eligible for Local Section achievements.