Worth Noting - December 2020


Improvements to the Loveland (Colorado) Water Reclamation Facility, including a new collections system and digester facility and step-screen technology were recognized by the American Public Works Association as a 2020 Project of the Year.

Packing long-term water resilience and other sustainable solutions into a small footprint earned the upgrade of the Paso Robles (California) Wastewater Treatment Plant a 2020 Wastewater Project of the Year recognition at the Global Water Awards.

The Anacortes Wastewater Treatment Plant again received an Outstanding Performance Award from the Washington Department of Ecology for achieving full compliance with its permits.

The Fairfax County (Virginia) Wastewater Management Program won a 2020 Utility of the Future award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. 

Tim Smiley, the superintendent of the Glasgow Water Co.’s Barren River Lake plant, received a 2020 Operator’s Meritorious Service Award from the Kentucky/Tennessee Section of AWWA.

Tidewater Utilities received a 2020 Superstars in Business Award from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Small Business Alliance.

The Georgia Association of Water Professionals received the Clean 13 Water Heroes Award from the Georgia Water Coalition for filling a gap in training to address nonpoint source pollution. 

Kenneth Rollins of the Leesburg Department of Utilities Water Supply Division Water Filtration Plant received an Excellence in Waterworks Operations/Performance Award from the Virginia Department of Health.

The Town of Gate City water treatment plant received the Gold Standard Award from the Virginia Department of Health.

The Prince William County (Virginia) Service Authority’s H.L. Mooney Advanced Water Reclamation Facility received its 11th consecutive Platinum Peak Performance Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for having a perfect compliance record.

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Dec. 3

Chesapeake WEA Collections Systems Committee Seminar, virtual. Visit www.chesapeakewea.org.  

Dec. 9-10

Chesapeake WEA Stormwater Seminar, virtual. Visit www.chesapeakewea.org.


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