American Water presented 2006 New Jersey Governor's Environmental Excellence Award

The Applied Water Management Group of American Water was honored with the 2006 New Jersey Governor's Environmental Excellence Award on November 29, 2006. The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), presented the group the award for development of a first-of-its-kind Reclaimed Water for Beneficial Reuse (RWBR) project at the Homestead at Mansfield active adult community, in Burlington County, NJ...

VORHEES, NJ, Dec. 8, 2006 -- The Applied Water Management Group of American Water was honored with the 2006 New Jersey Governor's Environmental Excellence Award on November 29, 2006. The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), presented the group the award for development of a first-of-its-kind Reclaimed Water for Beneficial Reuse (RWBR) project at the Homestead at Mansfield active adult community, in Burlington County, NJ. Pictured are employees of American Water with the Honorable Lisa P. Jackson.

From left to right above: Mark Strauss, President of American Water's Applied Water Management Group; Lendel Jones, VP of Government Affairs and Corporate Communications for New Jersey American Water; Honorable Lisa P. Jackson; Don Correll, President and CEO of American Water; Spencer Perrini, Project Manager for Applied Water Management; Edmund DeVeaux, Vice President of Business Development for Applied Water Management; and Steve Curtis, Director of Utilities and Wastewater Services, Applied Water Management.

With headquarters in Voorhees, NJ, American Water (www.amwater.com ) employs approximately 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide high quality water, wastewater and other related services to more than 18 million people in 29 states and Canada.

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Also see: "Water reuse project earns American Water a N.J. Governor's Environmental Excellence Award -- Company recognized by Gov. Jon Corzine for first-of-its-kind residential water reuse project"

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