One of only 14 municipalities in the country and the only one in North West Province to be awarded the Department of Water Affairs’ coveted ‘Blue Drop’ status for the best management and monitoring of good quality drinking water in 2011.
The only municipality in the country to have been awarded the Blue Drop status for three successive years, in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
The municipality with the country’s best waste water system as demonstrated by the Green Drop status awarded it in 2011.
One of the three municipalities in the country to be rated as the most financially stable in the country by the Municipality Financial Sustainability Index (MFSI) of Rating Africa in 2011 and 2012.
Awarded by the North West Provincial Government a conditional level one municipal accreditation in housing delivery in 2011. This means that in the area of housing delivery the municipality does not have to depend on the Province in terms of planning and scheduling its housing schemes.
Winner of the 2009 Provincial City award for the greening work.