Worth Noting - February 2022

People/Awards

Consolidated Water subsidiary PERC Water has received the Outstanding Membrane Plant Award, Large Plant, from the Southwest Membrane Operator Association. The award is for its work at the Albert Robles Center for Water Recycling & Environmental Learning, an advanced water treatment facility in Pico Rivera, California.

San Antonio-based WaterFleet won the Environmental Stewardship Award in the South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable’s Eagle Ford Excellence Awards.

The City of Longmont, Colorado, won the Water Environment Federation’s 2021 Project Excellence Award. The Public Works and Natural Resources Department and consultants CGRS and Carollo Engineers won for a biogas treatment and renewable natural gas fueling station that converts biogas to vehicle fuel. 

The wastewater treatment staff at the Tyson Fresh Meats beef processing plant in Lexington received the Nebraska Water Environment Association’s George W. Burke Jr. Award.

Clackamas Water Environment Services in Oregon City, Oregon, received the 2021 Water Heroes Award from WEF for its response to the historic February 2021 ice storm that caused widespread power outages and other damage.

Pamela Randolph, manager of the Edmonds (Washington) Wastewater Treatment Plant, received the William D. Hatfield Award from the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association.

Lindy Farmer, general manager of the Henry County (Georgia) Water Authority completed his 40-year career leading the utility at the end of 2021. He was succeeded by Tony Carnell, previously deputy manager.

Lloyd Veil, water commissioner for Streeter, North Dakota, received the Operator of the Year award from the state Department of Environmental Quality.

Oak Creek earned the title of best-tasting water in Wisconsin as determined by the AWWA.

Illinois American Water’s Peoria Water Treatment Plant earned the Directors Award from the Partnership for Safe Water for maintaining a Phase III certification for 20 years.

Babcock Ranch (Florida) Water Utilities was recognized by the Water Resources Utility of the Future Today for innovative and forward-thinking practices in water reuse. 

The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust received the Platinum Award for Excellence in Utilities Management from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies.Water Treatment Plant award from the Rocky Mountain Section AWWA.

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Events

Feb. 21-24

WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference 2022, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Florida. Visit www.wef.org.

Feb. 21-24

WWETT 22, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. Visit www.wwettshow.com.



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