GLWA receives national recognition for water treatment facility performance

DETROIT— The Great Lakes Water Authority’s (GLWA) Water Works Park has received the “2019 Directors Award for Water Treatment” from the Partnership for Safe Water (PSW), a program developed by the EPA, American Water Works Association (AWWA), and associated partner organizations to guide water systems toward improving water quality by optimizing system operations.

GLWA was one of six select groups in the nation honored in this category for its long-term commitment to innovation, outstanding performance achieved and environment and public-health protection. The PSW awards program recognizes utilities who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to delivering superior quality drinking water to customers, directly aligning with GLWA’s commitment to providing water of unquestionable quality.

“We are honored to have another GLWA facility recognized by the Partnership for Safe Water,” said Cheryl Porter, chief operating officer, GLWA. “We continuously aim to exceed water quality standards and serve our communities with excellence. The 2019 Directors Award for Water Treatment is evidence of our mission to utilize best practices in the treatment of drinking water, while promoting healthy communities and economic growth.”