The City of Perry water facility received three state awards from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) in recognition of outstanding water and wastewater services.

The City contracts with ESG Operations, Inc. in the provision of water and wastewater services.  The citizens of Perry can be confident in the water services they receive.

Three GAWP awards were given at the February 18 council meeting.

The George W. Burke, Jr. Facility Safety Award in recognition of Perry’s active and effective safety program and record.  Only one wastewater plant in Georgia receives this award during the year.

The Outstanding Wastewater Collection System Excellence Platinum Award.  Auditors review dozens of procedures to ensure wastewater is being collected and managed properly.  This award marks the eighth year the facility received this recognition.

Perry’s water facility was also awarded “Best Tasting Tap Water” for the second year in a row for District 5 in a large group of water systems.