Water Well Journal has been an APEX award winner 14 consecutive years with 28 total awards, the most in the groundwater industry. Below is a list of honors won by Water Well Journal.

  • 2017 APEX Award of Excellence for Regular Departments and Columns (Thad Plumley)
  • 2016 APEX Award of Excellence for Magazines, Journals & Tabloids — Print
  • 2015 APEX Award of Excellence for Most Improved
  • 2015 APEX Award of Excellence for Writing Interviews & Personal Profiles (Mike Price)
  • 2014 APEX Award of Excellence for Regular Departments and Columns (Thad Plumley)
  • 2013 APEX Award of Excellence for Writing Series (Mike Price)
  • 2013 APEX Award of Excellence for Regular Departments and Columns (Thad Plumley)
  • 2012 APEX Award of Excellence for Regular Departments and Columns (Thad Plumley)
  • 2011 APEX Award of Excellence for Feature Writing (Mike Price)
  • 2011 APEX Award of Excellence for Regular Departments and Columns (Thad Plumley)
  • 2010 APEX Grand Award for Writing (Thad Plumley)
  • 2010 APEX Award of Excellence for Interviews & Personal Profiles (Mike Price)
  • 2009 APEX Award of Excellence for Magazines & Journals, Writing
  • 2009 APEX Award of Excellence for Feature Writing (Mike Price)
  • 2008 APEX Award of Excellence for Magazines & Journals, Writing
  • 2008 APEX Award of Excellence for Feature Writing (Thad Plumley)
  • 2008 APEX Award of Excellence for Interviews & Personal Profiles (Jennifer Strawn)
  • 2007 APEX Award of Excellence for Covers
  • 2007 APEX Award of Excellence for Feature Writing (Jennifer Strawn)
  • 2007 APEX Award of Excellence for Magazines & Journals, Writing
  • 2006 APEX Award of Excellence for Feature Writing (Thad Plumley)
  • 2006 APEX Award of Excellence for Interviews & Personal Profiles (Jennifer Strawn)
  • 2006 APEX Award of Excellence for Magazine & Journals, Writing
  • 2005 APEX Award of Excellence for Covers
  • 2005 APEX Award of Excellence for Feature Writing (Jennifer Strawn)
  • 2005 MarCom Creative Award Platinum Winner for Feature Writing (Thad Plumley)
  • 2005 MarCom Creative Award Platinum Winner for Journals
  • 2005 MarCom Creative Award Gold Winner for Feature Writing (Jennifer Strawn)
  • 2004 APEX Award of Excellence for Covers
  • 2004 APEX Award of Excellence for Feature Writing (Thad Plumley)
  • 2003 APEX Grand Award for Writing (Jill Ross)
  • 2003 APEX Award of Excellence for Most Improved Magazines & Journals
  • 2003 SNAP EXCEL Bronze Award for Blue-Ribbon Idea
  • 2001 SNAP EXCEL Bronze Award for House Advertisements