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TO HOOK UP YOUR UTILITIES:  (540) 375-3021|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm
E-MAIL:  utilitycollections@salemva.gov|LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

Licensure and Awards

TO HOOK UP YOUR UTILITIES:  (540) 375-3021|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm
E-MAIL:  utilitycollections@salemva.gov|LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

The City of Salem operates a Class I Community Waterworks. It opened its state-of-the-art water treatment facility on February 22, 2005. It is capable of producing 10 million gallons of drinking water a day for residential and business customers.


Licensure

The Salem Water Treatment Plant Operation consists of 11 Class I Waterworks Operators and 1 Class III Waterworks Operator.


Awards

2019 Gold Award- Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water- The Salem Water Treatment Plant received the Gold Award for Excellence in Waterworks Operations and Performance from the Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water. This prestigious award recognizes water treatment facilities in Virginia that operate in an exemplary manner and provide water quality that exceeds all of the minimum regulatory standards.

2019  Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech- The Salem Water Treatment Plant received the award for outstanding service and excellent instruction in providing Hands-On Training at a Full Scale Water Plant from Virginia Tech and the Virginia Department of Health.2019 Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech

2018 Gold Award- Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water

2018 Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech

2017 Gold Award- Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water

2017  Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech

2016 Gold Award- Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water

2016 Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech

2016 Water Fluoridation Quality Award- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.  The award recognizes community water systems that provide consistent, high-quality water fluoridation practices and meet stringent community water fluoridation requirements.

2015 Gold Award- Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water

2015 Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech

2015 Water Fluoridation Quality Award- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

2014 Gold Award- Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water

2014 Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech

2013 Gold Award- Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water

2013 Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech

2013 Water Fluoridation Quality Award- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

2012 Silver Award- Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water

2012 Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech

2012 Water Fluoridation Quality Award- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

2011 Silver Award- Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water

2011 Hands-On Training Award- Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Tech

2011 Water Fluoridation Quality Award- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention