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Awards & Certifications


In 2015, we received a Silver Peak Performance Award for excellence in permit compliance. The Silver Award is presented to organizations with no more than five permit violations for the previous calendar year.

In 2014, we received a Platinum Peak Performance Award for 100 percent compliance with the Metro District's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for five consecutive years.

In 2014, NACWA recognized the Metro District with an Excellence in Management Platinum Award for member agencies that have adopted successful management practices to address the range of challenges faced by public clean water utilities.

In 2015, we received the Friends of RMWEA Award. The Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association recognizes agencies for their valuable support leading to the success of RMWEA.


In 2015, the Chief of Analytical Services Kevin Feeley received the Laboratory Analyst Award – which recognizes individuals for outstanding performance, professionalism, and contributions to the water quality analysis profession.

In 2015, Transmission Supervisor Lance Wenholz received a Golden Manhole Award. Recipients are recognized for collection systems knowledge and expertise in a number of areas – which can include design, management, construction, evaluation, or training.

In 2015, we received the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 28th consecutive year.