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Since our beginning in 1957, WaterOne has been continuously recognized for its exceptional drinking water, our leadership’s management of infrastructure, finances, and operations, and our staff’s commitment to excellence. Here are some of the most recent ways WaterOne has distinguished itself.  

 

 Outstanding Engineering Achievement Awards for the 
Ralph G. Wyss Pump Station and Reservoir

Kansas Society of Professional Engineers (KSPE) and
Kansas Society of Professional Engineers - Eastern Chapter
2016

 Gold AMPS Award

"Women of Water" - Best Multi-Channel Integrated Campaign 
Social Media Club of Kansas City (SMCKC)
2016

3CMA Awards 2015

City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA)

Understanding Main Breaks Media Card - Savvy Award

Smart Watering Animated Video - Silver Circle Award

Women of Water Campaign - Award of Excellence

Water Treatment Animated Video - Award of Excellence

Engineering Excellence Award for the 
Nall Avenue Pump Station

American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas
2015

Platinum Award for Utility Excellence

Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA)
2014

Best Tasting Water in Kansas

Kansas Section of the American Water Works Association (KsAWWA)
2014

Silver Circle Award - New Website

City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA)
WaterOne.org - Overall Web Design
2014

 Marketing & Communications Awards - NotifyJoCo

City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA)
Graphic Design - Silver Circle Award
Promotional Campaign - Savvy Award
2014

National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC)
Promotional Campaigns (Under $100K) - 2nd Place

National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO)
Graphic Design - Meritorious Award
Special Projects - Meritorious Award
2014

Green Business - Sustainability Award

Johnson County Green Business Awards
2014

Award of Excellence for New Construction

Associated General Contractors of Kansas
2013

Healthiest Employer Award

Kansas City Business Journal
2013 - Winner
2014 - Winner
2015 - Finalist

Gold Award for Exceptional Utility Performance

Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA)
2011   

Best Tasting Water in Kansas

Kansas Section of the American Water Works Association (KsAWWA)
2011   

President’s Award

Excellence in Construction for Wolcott Treatment Plant
Associate Builders and Contractors – Heart of America
2011   

Engineering Excellence Award for the
Wolcott Water Supply and Treatment Facility

American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas
2011   

Bond Rating

And even though they’re not technically awards, bond ratings are our financial credentials. WaterOne has some of the highest ratings awarded to a water utility. What earned us those ratings? Well, as S&P says – it’s our management, capital improvements, and stable outlook.