North Shore Water Reclamation District Awards

Waukegan WRF Achievements

  • 1957 Fred Simms Memorial Award - Best Class A Treatment Plant
  • 1988 AMSA Silver Award
  • 1990 CSWEA Illinois Section Treatment Facility Operations Award
  • 1992 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1993 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1994 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1995 AMSA Silver Award
  • 1996 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1997 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1997 Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators
  • Group One Facility Plant of the Year Award
  • 1998 USEPA Region V Operation and Maintenance Excellence Award - First Place; Large Advanced Award, State of Illinois
  • 1998 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 1999 AMSA Peak Performance Platinum Award
  • 2000 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2001 AMSA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2002 AMSA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2003 AMSA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2004 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2005 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2006 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2007 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2008 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum Award
  • 2009 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (6) Award
  • 2010 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (7) Award
  • 2011 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (8) Award
  • 2012 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (9) Award
  • 2013 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (10) Award
  • 2014 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (11) Award
  • 2015 NACWA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2016 NACWA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2017 NACWA Peak Performance Silver Award


Clavey Road WRF Achievements

  • 1988 AMSA Silver Award
  • 1992 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1993 AMSA Silver Award
  • 1994 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1995 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1996 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1997 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1998 AMSA Peak Performance Platinum Award
  • 1999 AMSA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2000 AMSA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2001 AMSA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2002 AMSA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2003 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2004 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2005 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2006 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2007 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum Award
  • 2008 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (6) Award
  • 2009 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (7) Award
  • 2010 CSWEF Treatment Facility Operations Award
  • 2010 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (8) Award
  • 2011 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (9) Award
  • 2012 NACWA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2013 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2014 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2015 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2016 NACWA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2017 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award


Gurnee WRF Achievements

  • 1990 AMSA Silver Award
  • 1991 AMSA Silver Award
  • 1992 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1993 AMSA Silver Award
  • 1994 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1995 AMSA Silver Award
  • 1995 Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators
  • Group One Facility Plant of the Year Award
  • 1996 AMSA Silver Award
  • 1997 AMSA Gold Award
  • 1997 USEPA Region V, Operation and Maintenance Excellence Award - First Place; Large Advanced Award, State of Illinois
  • 1998 CSWEA Illinois Section Treatment Facility Operations Award
  • 1998 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 1999 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2000 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2001 AMSA Peak Performance Platinum Award
  • 2002 AMSA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2003 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2003 CSWEA Illinois Section Treatment Facility Operations Award
  • 2003 ACEC Engineering Excellence Award
  • 2004 AMSA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2005 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2006 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2007 NACWA Peak Performance Silver Awardv
  • 2008 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2009 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2010 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2011 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2012 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum Award
  • 2013 NACWA Peak Performance Platinum (6) Award
  • 2014 NACWA Peak Performance Silver Award
  • 2015 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2016 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award
  • 2017 NACWA Peak Performance Gold Award


Laboratory Achievements

  • 1995 Lake Michigan Water Analysts Award of Excellence
  • 1996 Water Environment Federation Pretreatment Program Award - 2nd Place
  • 2001 Lake Michigan Water Analysts Award of Excellence


General Achievements

  • 1979 CSWEA Radebaugh Award (Eugene D. Lukasik)
  • 1980 CSWEA William D. Hatfield Award (Joseph D. Styx)
  • 1980 CSWEA Arthur Sidney Bedell Award (H. William Byers)
  • 1987 CSWEA George W. Burke Jr. Facility Safety Award
  • 1994 CSWEA Arthur Sidney Bedell Award (Eugene D. Lukasik)
  • 1999 CSWEA William D. Hatfield Award (Eugene D. Lukasik)
  • 2001 CSWEA George W. Burke Jr. Facility Safety Award
  • 2003 AMSA Excellence in Management Award
  • 2004 AMSA Excellence in Management Award
  • 2004 CSWEA Illinois Section Operations Award
  • 2007 CSWEA George W. Burke Jr. Facility Safety Award
  • 2015 IPRF Loss Control Most Improved Member of the Year Award


Trustee Achievements

IAWA Past Presidents
  • 1929-1930 John Oliver
  • 1936-1937 F.M. West
  • 1951-1952 John S. Whyte
  • 1970-1971 Robert P. Will
  • 1986-1987 Bernard E. Drew
  • 1994-1995 Louise G. Greenebaum
IAWA Illinois Award
  • 1983 Robert Will
IAWA Outstanding Member Award
  • 1996 Louise G. Greenebaum
IAWA Honorary Member
  • D.T. Webb
  • John S. Whyte
  • John Oliver
  • Harrie B. Muir
  • August P. Cepon
Public Officials Awards
  • 2008 James E. Swarthout (IAWA)
  • 2009 James E. Swarthout (NACWA)
  • 2013 Daniel M. Pierce (IAWA)
  • 2014 Daniel M. Pierce (NACWA)


Management & Staff Recognition

IAWA Past Presidents
  • 2008-2009 Brian E. Dorn
IAWA Illinois Award
  • 1985 William Byers
IAWA Outstanding Member Award
  • 1999 Eugene Lukasik
IAWA Honorary Member
  • Alexander F. Beaubien
  • Raymond E. Anderson
  • H. Williams Byers
  • Gene Lukasik
MWAA Past Presidents
  • 2004-2006 Robert F. Flood
  • 2008-2010 Sharon Thieszen


Key

ACECAmerican Council of Engineering Companies
AMSAAssociation of Metropolitan Sewerage Agencies (Now NACWA)
CSWEACentral States Water Environment Association
IAWA Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies
IPRF Illinois Public Risk Fund
MWAAMidwest Water Analysts Association
NACWANational Association of Clean Water Agencies