California Water Environment Association

  • 1993 CWEA WWTP of the Year
  • 1998 CWEA Collection System of the Year
  • 1999 CWEA Collection System of the Year
  • 2000 CWEA WWTP of the Year
  • 2001 CWEA Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Year, Small Plant Category
  • 2003 CWEA Plant Safety Award (California)
  • 2004 CWEA Safety Award (small plant category)
  • 2004 CWEA Burke Safety Award (small plant category, CA)
  • 2004 CWEA Sierra Section, Collection system of the Year (medium plant category, CA)
  • 2005 CWEA Sierra Section, Regional Collection System of the Year

Government Finance Officers Association

  • 2006 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • 2007 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • 2008 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • 2009 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • 2010 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • 2011 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • 2012 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • 2013 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • 2014 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • 2015 The GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

Municipal Information Systems Association of California

  • 2001 Award for Excellence in Information Technology Practices
  • 2014 Award for Excellence in Information Technology Practices
  • 2015 Award for Excellence in Information Technology Practices
  • 2016 Award for Excellence in Information Technology Practices
  • 2017 Award for Excellence in Information Technology Practices
  • 2018 Award for Excellence in Information Technology Practices

Other Awards and Accolades

  • 1994 US EPA WWTP of the Year
  • 2001 US EPA WWTP of the Year
  • 2002 TRPA Best in the Basin Winning Project for "A" Line Horizontal Drill
  • 2003 George Burke Jr. Safety Award (National)
  • 2004 Special District Association Innovation in Government Honorable Mention for the District's Grant Program collaborations with Alpine County (09/04)
  • 2005 California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, Outstanding Financial Report
  • 2005 Distinguished Champion of the Disabled, Tahoe Area Coordinating Council for the Disabled
  • 2005 CSMFO Excellence in Public Communication Budgeting
  • 2014-2016 Special District Leadership Foundation District Transparency Certificate of Excellence
  • 2017-2019 Special District Leadership Foundation District Transparency Certificate of Excellence