Environmental Achievement Award

Photos of 2018 NEAA Honorees

On Wednesday, February 7, 2018, the National Environmental Achievement Awards were presented to individuals and member agencies that have made outstanding contributions to environmental protection and wastewater management.

The ceremony was held at the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel, as part of NACWA's Winter Conference.

The honorees and agency representatives had their pictures taken with Ted Henifin, NACWA Awards Committee Chair, and General Manager, Hampton Roads Sanitation District, VA (on the left) and David St. Pierre, NACWA President (2017-2019), and Executive Director, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (on the right).

Photos are provided in high resolution - please allow extra time for download to complete.

Special Recognition Award

presented posthumously to Robbin Walter Finch

Local Public Service Award

Tyrone W. Franklin
County Administrator
Surry County, VA

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Water Resources Utility of the Future Award


Public Information & Education Award: Educational Program


Spartanburg Water, SC

Operations & Environmental
Performance Award


Public Information & Education Award: Educational Program

LA Sanitation

City of Los Angeles - LA Sanitation, CA

Workforce Development Award


Operations & Environmental
Performance Award


Hampton Roads
Sanitation District, VA

Operations & Environmental Performance Award

Orange County

Orange County Sanitation District, CA


Pasco County Utilities, FL


City of Atlanta Department of
Watershed Management, GA


Macon Water Authority, GA

Iowa Lakes

Iowa Lakes Regional Water, IA


Boston Water & Sewer Commission, MA


Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, PA

Fort Worth

Fort Worth Water Department, TX


City of Richmond Department
of Public Utilities, VA


City of Beloit
Water Resources, WI


Beckley Sanitary Board, WV

Public Information & Education Award: Educational Program


Aurora Water, CO


Narragansett Bay
Commission, RI

Alex Renew

Alexandria Renew Enterprises, VA

Public Information & Education Award: Printed Publication

Pima County

Pima County Regional
Wastewater Reclamation
Department, AZ

Upper Trinity

Upper Trinity Regional
Water District, TX

Public Information & Education Award: Video


Louisville & Jefferson County
Metropolitan Sewer District, KY

KC Water

KC Water, MO

NEW Water

NEW Water, WI

For additional information on NACWA’s Awards Programs contact Bredy Trombino at 202.533.1820.