NTMWD recognized by National Association of Clean Water Agencies for innovative workforce training program
Wylie, Texas -- The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has been selected to receive a 2021 National Environmental Achievement Award (NEAA) from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) in the Workforce Development category for its Waterworks Program. This innovative training program is a collaborative partnership with Collin College to address the growing worker shortage across the water and wastewater treatment industry. The national award is presented to NACWA member public clean water utilities that have made outstanding contributions to environmental protection, their communities, ratepayers, and the water sector.
“Despite the many challenges and setbacks that we faced as a nation and a global community in 2020, these NACWA member public utilities were able to deliver on the promise of continued and reliable clean water services,” stated Adam Krantz, Chief Executive Officer of NACWA. “America’s public clean water utilities held steadfast in their commitment to serve and inspire their communities throughout the course of the pandemic.”