Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority

Awards and Acknowledgements


Director’s Award – Partnership for Safe Water

TMUA, through its staff, participates in American Water Works Association’s Partnership for Safe Water program.  TMUA successfully completed the Phase III Self-Assessment and was awarded the Phase III Directors Award.  The Partnership for Safe Water is a voluntary effort between six drinking water organizations, and more than 200 water utilities throughout the United States.  This achievement is no small task and demonstrates the staff’s commitment to water quality and consumer safety.


Peak Performance Award – National Association of Clean Water Agencies

NACWA’s Peak Performance Awards recognize member agency facilities for outstanding compliance of their National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit limits.  TMUA and the City of Tulsa are recognized for its operational performance for calendar year 2011.

  • Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant – Gold Award

  • Lower Bird Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant – Gold Award

  • Haikey Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant – Gold Award
    Gold Awards honor treatment works that have achieved 100 percent compliance with their NPDES permit for an entire calendar year.

  • Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant – Silver Award
    Silver Award recognizes facilities that have received no more than five NPDES permit violations per calendar year.