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 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
  • Craig Farrell, CWEA Collection System Person of the Year 2011
  • California Water Environment Association Safety Award 2011
  • Ian Riffel, CWEA Collection System Person of the Year 2010