CA district recognized for state's best wastewater collection system

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FAIRFIELD, CA, May 16, 2014 -- The prestigious 2013 California Water Environment Association's (CWEA) award has been given to the Fairfield Suisun Sewer District for having the state's best wastewater collection system of its size (0 to 249 miles). The District was selected by a committee of the 2012 CWEA collection system award winners.  

The CWEA awards program honors exceptional wastewater agencies in areas that include compliance, maintenance, operating procedures, and training programs.

"This award recognizes the high level of reliability and outstanding quality of the District's wastewater collection system," says Marcie Bodeaux, Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District Senior Environmental Engineer. "We are committed to excellence in facility operation and exceptional value for our ratepayers."

The District's major accomplishments for 2013:

  • Completed the Central-Suisun Forcemain Equalization project to provide capacity for projected growth over the next 10 years through piping modifications, and effectively delay the construction of expensive pump station infrastructure.
  • Replaced aging electrical equipment with modern equipment at Central Pump Station, greatly improving pump station safety and reliability.

The District has undertaken an unprecedented effort to develop comprehensive sewer pump station contingency plans, including bypass plans, traffic control plans, and critical diversion or overflow elevation locations. 

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"CA district wastewater collection system earns CWEA high honors"

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About Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District

The Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District provides wastewater and storm water management to more than 135,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers and government agencies in central Solano County, which includes Fairfield, Suisun City and Travis Air Force Base. The District safeguards public health and the environment of the area it serves.About the California Water Environment Association. For more information, visit www.fairfield.ca.gov.

About California Water Environment Association

Founded in 1927, the California Water Environment Association is an association of 9,000 members committed to keeping California’s water clean. It achieves this through training, public information and the promoting of sound policies to benefit the society through protection and enhancement of the water environment. For more information, visit www.cwea.org.

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