Awards

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September 12, 2016 – Northeast Region Award of Merit from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials for the Commission’s comprehensive dam operations and maintenance (O&M) program.

September 22, 2015 – The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission won the title of New England’s Best Tasting Drinking Water at a blind taste test held at the New England Water Works Association’s Annual Conference. Click here to read more.

April 13, 2015 – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for the Commission’s FY 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

June 30, 2014 – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for the Commission’s FY 2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

June, 2014 – Preservation Award presented by Springfield Preservation Trust for Stewardship of the Operations Center Building located at 71 Colton Street.

March 12, 2014 – Recognition for Leadership in the Massachusetts Clean Energy Water Sector by the Department of Energy Resources, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and Mass Department of Environmental Protection.

September 25, 2012 – Utility Service Award presented by New England Water Works Association in recognition of significant contributions made to the Association.

April 2011 – National Recognition Award received in the Engineering Excellence Awards Competition presented by ACEC for the Hydropower Tunnel Surge Tank Project.

March 23, 2011 – Silver Award for Engineering Excellence presented by ACEC of Massachusetts honoring outstanding professional design excellence for the Orchard Street Transmission Repair Project.

March 23, 2011 – Grand Conceptor Award for Engineering Excellence presented by American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Massachusetts honoring outstanding professional design excellence for the Hydropower Tunnel Surge Tank Project.

June 2010 – Award for Successfully Completing the Requirements of G-200 Distribution System Operations and Maintenance this national recognition was presented by American Water Works Association.

June 25, 2009 – Massachusetts Governor’s Citation presented by The Commonwealth of Massachusetts in recognition of dedicated service in maintaining a safe and abundant supply of clean water and in appreciation of commitment to protecting this valuable resource.

2009 – STAR L Award (Systems Taking Action to Reduce Lead) presented by Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for outstanding performance and achievement in 2008.

2008 – Award for Reducing Occupational Safety Incident Rate from the Safety Council of Western New England.

September 16, 2008 – Utility of the Year Award presented by New England Water Works Association This award recognizes a utility for making significant improvements to its water system and for providing outstanding customer service, staff training, and/or operations to further protect the public health of the customers it serves.

April 2008 – Environmental Maintenance Award presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, New England Region, for serving as a participant in the Massachusetts Water and Wastewater Agency Response Network for outstanding efforts in preserving New England’s environment.

April 9, 2008 – Grand Conceptor Award for Engineering Excellence presented by ACEC of Massachusetts honoring outstanding professional design excellence for the Cobble Mountain Diversion Gate Project.

2008 – Grand Award for Engineering Excellence presented by American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Connecticut for the Cobble Mountain Diversion Gate Project.

September 2007 – National Rehabilitation Project of the Year Award presented by the American Society of Dam Safety Officials for the Cobble Mountain Diversion Gate Project.