VOORHEES, N.J. — American Water received 18 Directors Awards of Recognition from the Partnership for Safe Water yesterday during the 2012 American Water Works Association Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas.
Fifteen plants received awards for maintaining Phase III certification for 10 years; two plants received awards for maintaining Phase III certification for five years; and one plant was presented with its first Directors Award for Phase III certification.
The Partnership is a voluntary initiative developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other water organizations to recognize water suppliers that consistently achieve water treatment standards that surpass EPA regulatory requirements.
"These awards reflect our commitment to delivering high quality water to our customers," said Jeff Sterba, president and CEO. "We''re pleased to achieve this national recognition from the Partnership as a testament to our employees'' expertise and dedication to excellence."