ORWA Awards Program

Award Nomination Form for 2023 will be open in November 2022.

Award Categories

System of the Year

Excellence in Management

Excellence in Operations

Excellence in Office Operations


All submissions must be in by December 31, 2022.

Any submissions after the deadline will not be considered.

Readiness Checklist


All winners will be notified by email. For questions or additional information please contact the office at 405-672-8925 or email us at office@orwa.org

System Award

Any member system that has displayed outstanding achievement in all areas of operating a water/wastewater system.

Individual Awards

Must be employed by a member system and displays individual achievement in the category nominated.

*NOTE: Individual nominee’s eligibility includes any system employee that has worked in their respective position for at least 18 months.

Application & Awards Ceremony

The application will be used to gather information needed for presentation of your award, if chosen, at the ORWA Annual Conference Awards Ceremony, April 20, 2023, at the Renaissance Hotel & Conference Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

*Additional Information may be requested if needed

2022 Award Winners

System of the Year

Dewar Public Works Authority

Friend of ORWA Award

Steve Orr

Legislative Appreciation Award

Rep. Dick Lowe

Excellence in Operations

Jennie Woods

Excellence in Management

Daniel Napier

Excellence in Office Operations

Mary Ann Starkey

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