NEAA Honorees


Individual Awards

Distinguished Service

Steve Hershner
Former Utilities Director, City of Cedar Rapids

Tim Houghton
Former Deputy Director, City and County of Honolulu



Jeff Lape
Former Deputy Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA

Todd Miller
Environmental Services Supervisor, Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission

Timothy S. Williams
Former Deputy Executive Director, WEF

Local Public Service

Rob Long
Chair, Palm Beach Soil & Water Conservation District

President's Award

James “Tony” Parrott
Executive Director, Louisville & Jefferson County Metropolitan Sanitation Districts

Joshua Schimmel
Executive Director, Springfield Water & Sewer Commission

Utility Leadership

George Hayes
Director, Chesterfield County Department of Utilities

Dan McLawhorn
Attorney, City of Raleigh

Member Agency Awards

Operations & Environmental Performance

East Bay Municipal Utility District, CA
Odor Management East Bay MUD - Ops 2022 Poster


Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, WI
Home HazMat Collection Program Milwaukee - Ops 2022 Poster


Mount Pleasant Waterworks, SC
A Piece of History Repurposed:  Water Tank to Artificial Reef Mount Pleasant - Ops 2022 Poster


Public Information & Education: E-Media

City of Richmond Department of Public, VA
RVAH2O's Floodwall Twitter Thread and Online Outreach City of Richmond - E-media Poster


Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District, WI
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District PFAS Initiative


Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission, OR
Community Partnership for Clean Water Video and Digital Campaign Metro WMC - E-media 2022 Poster


Toho Water Authority, FL
Toho Water Holiday Pipemares Toho Water - E-media 2022 Poster


Public Information & Education: Educational Program

Alexandria Renew, VA
AlexRenew’s Children’s Educational Program – Cloe the Tunnel Boring Machine and Friends AlexRenew - Edu Program 2022 Poster


Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District, KY
Louisville MSD's Bowl Patrol Educates the Community on "What Not to Flush" Lou Jeff - Edu Program 2022 Poster


Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, WI
One Water, Our Water Milwaukee - Edu Program 2022 Poster


Public Information & Education: Video

City of Springfield, OR
Capacity, Management, Operations, and Maintenance Program Video City of Springfield - Video Poster


Great Lakes Water Authority, MI
Think & Act Regionally: Collaboration is Key to the Success of GLWA's Regional Collection System Great Lakes - Video 2022 Poster


LOTT Clean Water Alliance, WA
Video Series: LOTT and the Budd Inlet Treatment Plant LOTT - Video 2022 Poster


Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, IL
"Where Does IT Go?" Animation Metro Chicago - Video 2022 Poster


Public Service

East Bay Municipal Utility District, CA
Wastewater Based Epidemiology East Bay MUD - Pub Service Poster


Research & Technology

Upper Occoquan Service Authority, VA
Intensification through Densification - The use of Hydrocylone Technology to Improve MLSS Settleability in an MLE Plant Upper Occoquan - Research Poster


Special Recognition

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, WI 
Milorganite® Fertilizer Milwaukee - Special Rec 2022 Poster


Watershed Collaboration

East Bay Municipal Utility District, CA
Collaboration on Revised Chlorine Effluent Limits in the San Francisco Bay Basin Plan East Bay MUD - Watershed Poster


Great Lakes Water Authority, MI
Improving Watershed Health and Water Quality through Regional Collaboration Great Lakes - Watershed 2022 Poster


NEW Water, WI
NEW Water's Silver Creek Project 


Workforce Development

Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority, SC
BJWSA Inaugural Internship Program BJWSA - Workforce 2022 Poster


Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, WI
MMSD Workforce Development Training & Placement Programs Milwaukee - Workforce 2022 Poster


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