National Environmental Achievement Awards

Member Agency Ceremony Photos

On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, the National Environmental Achievement Awards were presented to individuals and member agencies that have made outstanding contributions to environmental protection and wastewater management.

The Awards were handed out during our Winter Conference, The Future of Clean Water | Emerging Stronger, Preparing for What’s Next, in Scottsdale, AZ, January 30-February 3, 2022.

The honorees and agency representatives had their pictures taken with Laura Briefer, NACWA Awards Committee Chair, and Director, Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities, UT.

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Alexandria Renew Enterprises, VA

Educational Program
Cloe the Tunnel Boring Machine and Friends

Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority

Workforce Development
BJWSA Inaugural Internship Program

City of Richmond Department of Public Utilities

RVAH2O's Floodwall Twitter Thread and Online Outreach

City of Springfield, OR

Capacity, Management, Operations, and Maintenance Program


Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission, OR

Community Partnership for Clean Water Video and Digital Campaign

Great Lakes Water Authority, MI

  • Video
    Think & Act Regionally: Collaboration is Key to the Success of GLWA's Regional Collection System
  • Watershed Collaboration
    Improving Watershed Health and Water Quality through Regional Collaboration

Louisville & Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District, KY

Educational Program
Bowl Patrol Educates the Community on "What Not to Flush"

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, WI

  • Operations & Environmental Performance
    Home HazMat Collection Program
  • Educational Program
    One Water, Our Water
  • Special Recognization
    Milorganite® Fertilizer
  • Workforce Development
    Workforce Development Training & Placement Programs

Mount Pleasant Waterworks, SC

Operations & Environmental Performance
A Piece of History Repurposed: Water Tank to Artificial Reef

NEW Water, WI

Watershed Collaboration
Silver Creek Project

Toho Water Authority, FL

Toho Water Holiday Pipemares

Upper Occoquan Service Authority, VA

Research & Technology
Intensification through Densification

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