VA water utilities deptartment recognized for excellent performance

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MANASSAS, VA, May 21, 2013 -- The city of Manassas Public Works and Utilities department received the 2012 Excellence in Water Treatment Plant Performance award by the Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water, presented in Roanoke, Va. 

Manassas earned the silver designation among gold, silver and bronze for excellence in performance. The Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water Recognition Program awards water systems that show prominence in operations and for the treatment and distribution of drinking water to the public. This award is earned by those water systems that go above the established water treatment regulations.

"The city of Manassas is dedicated to maintain quality water for our citizens; we're honored to be recognized for our water treatment performance," said Mike Moon, director of City of Manassas public works and utilities department.''

About the city of Manassas

Established in 1913, the City of Manassas Utilities/Public Works department ensures the availability of safe, reliable water usage, electric utilities, as well as provides responsive maintenance and collection services at an affordable cost to citizens of Manassas, Va., Manassas Park, Va. and parts of Prince William County, Va. A platinum-level winner of the Reliable Public Power Provider, it is noted for its environment-friendly projects and equipment, while tasked with capital projects that enhance public and private infrastructure.

The utilities team participates in community fundraisers, like Toys for Tots, the United Way, American Public Power Association Tree Power and Arbor Day. The department holds memberships with America Public Power Association, American Water Works Association, American Public Works Association and the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce. For more information, go to www.manassascity.org or call 703-257-8219.

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