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Safe Drinking Water Program Excellence Awards

Better public health by providing drinking water systems and operators resources and recognition to continually improve performance from source to tap.


Award perks:

  • Award certificate presented to system at award ceremony

  • Free training opportunities for staff

  • Public recognition in industry publications, letter for system administrator, language to share with customers 


Complete these steps to pursue drinking water excellence for 2014 and receive award and perks: 

Submit source water protection measures, treatment performance goals and distribution component goals by December 31, 2014
Distribution component goals word document            
Assess system performance to identify and prioritize improvement opportunities.  Submit an optimizaton action plan for each selected improvement opportunity by December 31, 2014
Meet all excellence criteria and submit completed form to receive drinking water pursuing excellence award by December 31, 2014 Excellence award criteria word document     

Please submit all completed forms to cdphe.wqdwtraining@state.co.us. or call 303-692-3605 with questions.