ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
May 1st, 2023
Rockdale Department of Water Resources Wins Awards at the Georgia Association of Water Professionals Conference!
ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale Water Resources (RWR) is proud to announce its 16th consecutive Platinum Award for 100% compliance, with no violations related to drinking water standards established by the Safe Drinking Water Act. The crown jewel of the RWR, The Gees Mill Water Treatment Plant, achieved the highest award a water system can achieve during the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Conference on April 18th and 19th. Along with the Platinum award, RWR’s Wastewater Treatment Facilities (Almand Branch, Honey Creek, Quigg Branch, Scott Creek, and Snapping Shoals) were all awarded the Gold awards.
While at the conference, RWR’s Water Treatment Employees competed and won 1st Place in the Drinking Water Contest for District 3, a district comprised of 14 counties. Rockdale moved on to compete in the statewide Drinking Water Contest and placed 3rd. This is a prestigious recognition, and Rockdale will move on to compete in the People’s Choice Award for Best Drinking Water this summer at GAWPs Annual Conference.
Congratulations to the RWR Water Treatment Plant Team, led by Plant Manager Mr. Vernoy Murray. Job well done!
For more information, please get in touch with Rockdale Water Resources by calling 770-278- 7450.