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LOTT Clean Water Alliance Project Wins National Award for World-Class Engineering DesignLOTT

May 20, 2024


LOTT Clean Water Alliance (LOTT) was nationally recognized, along with the designer Parametrix Inc., with an Engineering Excellence Award in a world-wide competition. The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) award program considers projects from across the globe, and selected LOTT’s Biological Process Improvements project as one of only eight winners. The project involved a large-scale upgrade of the nutrient removal process at the Budd Inlet Treatment Plant.

The Engineering Excellence Awards competition honors projects that demonstrate innovation, creative problem solving, and a unique ability to improve our world. Receiving this accolade highlights LOTT’s position as a leader in water resource recovery facilities. Since 1994, LOTT has employed biological nutrient removal as an added step to wastewater treatment, providing the highest level of treatment in the Puget Sound region. The Biological Process Improvements project, completed in 2023, reconfigured and consolidated the nutrient removal process, enhanced monitoring controls, and employed state of the art equipment.

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