Environmental Achievement Award

NEAA 2018 Honorees

Agency Honorees

Water Resources Utility of the Future Award

Spartanburg Water, SC
Water Resources Management and Protection at Spartanburg Water

Operations & Environmental Performance Award

PDFCity of Los Angeles - LA Sanitation, CA
Broadway Neighborhood Stormwater Greenway Project


Orange County Sanitation District, CA
Urban Runoff Diversion Program


City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management, GA
One Water Management Through Green Infrastructure


Columbus Water Works, GA
Recycle Program


Macon Water Authority, GA
Innovative Sewer Lining Project Protects the Ocmulgee River


Iowa Lakes Regional Water, IA
Regional Wastewater Solutions Works for Rural America

PDFBoston Water & Sewer Commission, MA
Utilizing DNA Markers for Identification of Human and Non-human Fecal Sources in Urban Stormwater


Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, PA
Green Revitalization of Our Waterways

PDFCity of Corpus Christi, TX
High School Drain Marking

Fort Worth Water Department ,TX PDF
Interceptor Condition Assessment Program (ICAP)

City of Richmond Department of Public Utilities, VAPDF
Wastewater Treatment Plant Nutrient Reduction Program

Pierce County Surface Water Management, WA
IDDE Analysis: A Five-Year Study of Phase I Data

City of Beloit Water Resources, WIPDF
Spill Control Prevention Program

Beckley Sanitary Board, WV PDF
Ewart Ave Stormwater iPond: Controlling Runoff in the Cloud

Workforce Development

Hampton Roads Sanitation District, VA
Apprentice Program

Public Information & Education (Educational Program)

City of Los Angeles - LA Sanitation, CAPDF
One Water LA

Aurora Water, CO PDF
Forests to Faucets: Aurora's Water Resources

Narragansett Bay Commission, RIPDF
Mr. Can vs The Grease Beasts

Spartanburg Water, SC
Public Information and Education

Alexandria Renew Enterprises, VAPDF
Creating a Water Discovery and Education Destination at AlexRenew

Public Information & Education (Printed Publication)

Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department, AZPDF
A Living River Project

Upper Trinity Regional Water District, TX PDF
Denton County Greenbelt Plan

Public Information & Education (Video)

Louisville & Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District, KYyoutube-icon
Louisville Community Conversation Video

KC Water, MOyoutube-icon
Don't Flush the Wipes: A Horror Story (Movie Trailer)

NEW Water, WIyoutube-icon
Water Knows No Boundaries

Individual Honorees


The Honorable Marcia Fudge (D-OH), U.S. House of Representatives


John Linc Stine, Commissioner Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, MN

Local (service area population more than 250,000)

Mary Cheh, Council Member, DC Council

Local (service area population less than 250,000)

Tyrone W. Franklin, County Administrator Surry Governmental Center, VA

Distinguished Service

George S. Hawkins, Former Chief Executive Officer & General Manager, DC Water

Special Recognition Award

Robbin Walter Finch, Former Water Quality Programs Manager City of Boise, ID


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