VA water utilities deptartment recognized for excellent performance

Sponsored by

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.

###

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Recipients of prestigious CG/LA 2014 Project of the Year Awards announced

CG/LA Infrastructure recently announced the recipients of its prestigious 2014 Projects of the Year Awards during the 6th North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum held in the nation's capital.

Major water distribution contract approved in city of San Antonio

Today in a unanimous vote, the San Antonio City Council approved a contract between the San Antonio Water System and Vista Ridge Consortium to bring 16.3 billion gallons of new non-Edwards Aquifer water to San Antonio annually for 30 years.

New Ontario, Chinese partnership to unlock market opportunities for energy, water innovation

The Advanced Energy Centre, Water Technology Acceleration Project and China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group have announced an MOU signing to explore deployment opportunities for Ontario's advanced energy and water technologies in China.

VIDEO: Desalination global news round-up

Join WWi Chief Editor Tom Freyberg for a round-up of the latest desalination industry news from the last two weeks. Watch the video for the full stories…

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA