RP3 Designee Resources

Congratulations on becoming a RP3 Designee! 

Please note that any press release must be embargoed until Monday, May 1st, 2023, following the Awards Ceremony at the Engineering and Operations Conference. 

RP3 Awards Ceremony

Your utility will be recognized for achieving RPdesignation during the annual APPA Awards Ceremony at the Engineering & Operations Conference in Pasadena, California. The Engineering and Operations Conference represents an excellent opportunity to discuss your application and achievement with other RP3 designated utilities and the Review Panel. Visit PublicPower.org/EandO to register for the conference.

View Your Scores
  • Your RPOnline Application will now display your score and designation level. View instructions on how to review your scores using this guide.

  • If you would like a reconsideration of your final score, please submit the request to RP3 staff no later than Monday, February 13, 2023.

  • If you have any difficulty logging in or reviewing your application, or if you would like to discuss your application with RP3 staff, please contact [email protected].

Photos for the RP3 Awards Ceremony

If you did not already submit a photo of your utility through your application, please submit one to be shown during the awards ceremony at the E&O Conference using our upload form. Photographs should be in the highest resolution possible and jpeg file format. Photographs should be of your utility logo, your RP3 team with your logo, or your utility’s staff with your utility’s logo. Examples of photographs suitable for submission can be seen by viewing the 2022 RP3 Awards VideoPlease submit your photo no later than February 24th. 

Order your RP3 Designation Plaque

To order your one free RP3 designation plaque, please fill out an electronic request form.

RP3 Media and Communications Toolkit

To help you share your designation status with your community, we have put together several communications resources, from images that you can use on your social media pages to a sample op-ed piece that you can send into your local newspaper. We hope you find these helpful!

Communications Toolkit


Watch our videos describing the RPProgram:

RP3 program video (0:35) Available for download.

RP3 program video (2:10) Available for download.

Electronic Press Release for Local Advertising

Please note that any press release must be embargoed until Monday, May 1, 2023 following the Awards Ceremony at the Engineering and Operations Conference. Please contact [email protected] for a copy of the press release.


For more information about your RP3 designation, contact our team at [email protected].

RP3 Merchandise

RP3 merchandise is not available at this time, but you may use the logo on hard hats, shirts, truck decals, etc. Please note that the color codes for the RP3 logo are Pantone 8321C for green and 534 C for blue. Please see the RP3 Communications Toolkit or email [email protected] for logo files.

Special thanks to the RP3 Industry Support Council

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