Awards

The District, as well as its employees, have been recognized by peers through a number of organizations, including:

These awards reflect the professional quality of our staff, recognition of our safety record and lowest workplace claims, the Teacher Grant Program, various operations at our Gafner Plant, engineering achievements, and our outstanding record of maintaining low rates.

We’re proud to recognize our most recent awards:

  • Special District Leadership Foundation Transparency Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • Todd Amos, CWEA San Diego Section Collections System Person of the Year 2015 and runner up for the 2015 Collections System Person of Year in California.
  • 2015 Community Engagement & Outreach Award – No Wipes Down the Pipes campaign
  • Steve Krason, CWEA San Diego Section Mechanical Technician of the Year 2014 and 2nd Place State Mechanical Technician 2014
  • Steve Krason, CWEA San Diego Section Mechanical Technician of the Year 2014
  • CSRMA Workers' Compensation Excellence Award 2014
  • California Water Environment Association Engineering Achievement 2014
  • Special District Leadership Foundation Transparency Certificate of Excellence 2014
  • Special District Leadership Foundation District of Distinction 2014
  • California Water Environment Association Plant of the Year 2012
  • Gabriel Mendez, CWEA San Diego Section and State Collection System Person of the Year 2013
  • Mauricio Avalos, CWEA Collection System Person of the Year 2012
  • Marvin Gonzalez, CWEA Supervisor of the Year, 2012