Utility of the Future Today: September 2016
UOSA was one of sixty-one public and private utilities from across the U.S., Canada, and Denmark to be selected as an inaugural recipient of the Water Resources - Utility of the Future Today certificate of recognition. The partners of the Utility of the Future Today (UOTF) Recognition Program celebrate the progress and exceptional performance of the Board and staff who serve UOSA for innovative and forward-thinking practices that are providing sustainable, efficient, and value-added services to their community.
Platinum Awards: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
Platinum Awards honor treatment facilities that have achieved five consecutive calendar years of complete and consistent compliance of their National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.
Gold Awards: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
Gold Awards recognize treatment facilities that have achieved 100% compliance of their NPDES permit for an entire calendar year.
Silver Awards: 2004
Silver Awards recognize treatment facilities that have received no more than five NPDES permit violations per calendar year.
Excellence in Management Recognition: 2013
UOSA has received recognition for its Excellence in Management. The Excellence in Management Recognition Program was launched in 2003 to acknowledge the significant achievements of NACWA member agencies in the utility management arena.
Perfect Safety Record Awards: 2013, 2010, 2007, 2006
Perfect Safety Record Award recognize companies, units and/or facilities that have completed a period of at least twelve consecutive months without incurring an occupational injury or illness that resulted in days away from work or death.
VWEA Safety Awards: 2009, 2007
The Virginia Chapter of the American Water Works Association/Virginia Water Environment Association (VWEA) awards Virginia wastewater treatment facilities that have the most active and effective safety program among the member facilities.
Safety Facilty Award: 2018
The VWEA Facility Safety Award is to encourage members to engage in an active and effective safety program in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment.
GFOA Certificate of Achievement: 1990 to present
UOSA has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for twenty-nine consecutive years.