The Price-Rees Award is a plaque given to the awardee.
From its inception in 1953, until 1966, the Award was titled
the "Longevity Award." In 1966, it was renamed the
"Price-Rees Award" in honor of two long-standing members of the
Association- Charles Price of Rapid City and Rhea Rees of Sioux
Price-Rees Award Qualifications:
- Any person who has been actively engaged in water and / or wastewater
operations for TWENTY (20) years, ten of which shall be in the State of
South Dakota. It is understood the time spent in the armed forces
shall count toward this award if such time be after the initial period of
work in the water and / or wastewater field, and;
- Shall have been an active member of the South Dakota Water and Wastewater
Association for three of the last five years during the year the Award is
- Shall be duly recommended by an Association member to the Price-Rees
- Shall meet these qualifications as decided by the Price-Rees committee to
be entitled to the recognition of the Award.
Plaque and Presentation
The Price-Rees award is a plaque on which the recipient's
name, affiliation, and the year will be engraved. Nominations for the
award shall be submitted before July 15th. The plaque becomes the
permanent property of the Award Winner. The award is presented at the
Annual Conference banquet.
Award Nominating Form in .pdf format here.
View the list of
previous Price-Rees Award Recipients here.