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Noonday Creek WRF is one of the four water reclamation facilities of the Cobb County Water System. At this facility, we process daily at a capacity of 20 million gallons of wastewater generated by the Northeast Cobb, North Marietta, East Kennesaw, and portions of Cherokee County areas. We strive our best to treat wastewater while meeting all treatment compliance. This facility has been honored with the following awards:

  • 2017 GAWP Platinum Award for twelve consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2016 GAWP Platinum Award for eleven consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2015 GAWP Platinum Award for ten consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2014 GAWP Platinum Award for nine consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2013 GAWP Platinum Award for eight consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2012 GAWP Platinum Award for seven consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2011 GAWP Platinum Award for six consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2010 GAWP Platinum Award for five consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2009 GAWP Platinum Compliance Award.
  • 2008 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2007 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2006 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2005 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2004 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2003 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2002 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2001 GAWP Plant of the Year Award for Facilities over 10.0 MGD.
  • 2000 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.

Northwest WRF is one of the four water reclamation facilities of the Cobb County Water System. At this facility, we process daily at a capacity of 8 million gallons of wastewater generated by the Northwest Cobb, Acworth, West Kennesaw, and portions of Cherokee and Bartow Counties areas. We strive our best to treat wastewater while meeting all treatment compliance. This facility has been honored with the following awards:

  • 2017 GAWP Platinum Award for sixteen consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2016 GAWP Platinum Award for fifteen consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2015 GAWP Platinum Award for fourteen consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2014 GAWP Platinum Award for thirteen consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2013 GAWP Platinum Award for twelve consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2012 GAWP Platinum Award for eleven consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2011 GAWP Platinum Award for ten consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2010 GAWP Platinum Award for ten consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2009 GAWP Platinum Award for eight consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2008 GAWP Platinum Award for seven consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2007 GAWP Platinum Award for six consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2006 GAWP Platinum Award for five consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2005 GAWP Plant of the Year Award for facilities under 10.0 MGD.
  • 2004 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2003 GAWP Plant of the Year For Facilities under 10.0 MGD. GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2002 GAWP Plant of the Year for Facilities under 10.0 MGD. GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2001 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.

RL Sutton WRF is one of the four water reclamation facilities of the Cobb County Water System. At this facility, we process daily at a capacity of 60 million gallons of wastewater generated by the East Cobb, South Marietta, Smyrna, and portions of the Fulton County areas. We strive our best to treat wastewater while meeting all treatment compliance. This facility has been honored with the following awards:

  • 2017 GAWP Platinum Award for seven consecutive years of Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2016 GAWP Platinum Award for six consecutive years of Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2015 GAWP Platinum Award for five consecutive years of Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2014 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2013.
  • 2013 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2012.
  • 2012 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2011.
  • 2011 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2010.
  • 2010 GAWP Gold Award for Complete & Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2009.
  • 2009 GAWP Platinum Award for ten consecutive years of Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2008 GAWP Platinum Award for nine consecutive years of Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2007 GAWP Platinum Award for eight consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2006 GAWP Platinum Award for seven consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2005 GAWP Platinum Award for six consecutive years of complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance.
  • 2004 GAWP Plant of the Year over 10.1 MGD.
  • 2004 GAWP Platinum Award for five consecutive years of Complete and consistent NPDES Permit Compliance. GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2003 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2002 GAWP Plant of the Year Over 10.1 MGD. GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2001 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2000 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.

South Cobb WRF is one of the four water reclamation facilities of the Cobb County Water System. At this facility, we process daily at a capacity of 40 million gallons of wastewater generated by the South Cobb, portions of West Cobb, Austell, Powder Springs and Mableton areas. We strive our best to treat wastewater while meeting all treatment compliance. This facility has been honored with the following awards:

  • 2015 GAWP Platinum Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance for seven consecutive years.
  • 2014 GAWP Platinum Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance for six consecutive years.
  • 2013 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2012.
  • 2012 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2011.
  • 2011 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2010.
  • 2010 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2009.
  • 2009 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2008.
  • 2008 GAWP Gold Award for Complete and Consistent NPDES Permit Compliance during the calendar year 2007.
  • 2006 GAWP Statewide Wastewater Plant Safety Award.
  • 2005 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2005 GAWP Plant of the Year Facility Award for Facilities greater than 10.1 MGD.
  • 2004 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2003 EPA National Clean Water Act Recognition Award.
  • GAWP Plant of the Year Award for Facilities over 10.1 MGD.
  • GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2002 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.
  • 2000 GAWP Gold Compliance Award.

The Water Quality Laboratory houses the laboratory operations, Stream Monitoring Program, Watershed-Stewardship Program, and a 1,600 sq foot training center equipped with the latest in multimedia equipment. The lab operates six days a week, testing samples from water reclamation facilities, industrial discharges, surface water, and stormwater runoff. Wastewater treatment analysis from the four reclamation facilities comprises 90 percent of the 90,000 analyses performed by the laboratory each year. This facility has been honored with the following awards:

  • 2013 GAWP Laboratory Quality Assurance at a Municipal Wastewater Laboratory in the category of Greater than 20 MGD.
  • 2010 GAWP Laboratory Quality Assurance at a Municipal Wastewater Laboratory in the category of Greater than 20 MGD.
  • 2007 GAWP Outstanding Accomplishments in Laboratory Operation at a Municipal Wastewater Laboratory in the Category of Greater than 20 MGD.
  • 2004 GAWP Outstanding Accomplishments in Laboratory Operation at a Municipal Wastewater Laboratory in the Category of Greater than 10 MGD.
  • 2000 GAWP Laboratory of the Year In Quality Assurance.
  • 1997 GAWP Laboratory of the Year In Quality Assurance.
  • 1996 GAWP Laboratory of the Year In Quality Assurance.