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Aqua Virginia Earns State Excellence Award for 19th Consecutive Year

ROCKVILLE, Va. , April 17 /Businesswire/ - Aqua Virginia, an Essential Utilities, Inc. company, today announced its Lake Monticello water treatment facility received the 2023 Silver Water Treatment Plant Performance Award for Excellence in Filtration and Backwash from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Office of Drinking Water. This marks the 19th consecutive year the company has received a Water Treatment Plant Performance Award, which recognizes drinking water plants for exceptional operational performance and adherence to stringent water quality standards.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240417059695/en/

Aqua employees Devon Scallan, environmental compliance manager, and Larry Brookman, facility operator (center) accept the 2023 Silver Water Treatment Plant Performance Award for Excellence in Filtration and Backwash from Jessi Tisinger, P.E., district engineer, (left) and Dr. David Dawson, P.E., deputy field director, Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water (right). (Photo: Business Wire)

Aqua employees Devon Scallan, environmental compliance manager, and Larry Brookman, facility operator (center) accept the 2023 Silver Water Treatment Plant Performance Award for Excellence in Filtration and Backwash from Jessi Tisinger, P.E., district engineer, (left) and Dr. David Dawson, P.E., deputy field director, Virginia Department of Health Office of Drinking Water (right). (Photo: Business Wire)

“It’s a tremendous honor for Aqua to be recognized every year for nearly two decades straight,” said John Aulbach, president, Aqua Virginia. “The recognition is a testament to the dedication of our entire team. More importantly, it reinforces our unwavering commitment to delivering reliable access to the most essential resource – safe water – to every community we serve for generations to come.”

These awards are presented annually through Virginia’s Optimization Program, which seeks to reduce risks to public health associated with drinking water by encouraging waterworks to exceed minimum standards for superior water quality.

Devon Scallan, environmental compliance manager at Aqua, and Larry Brookman, facility operator at Aqua, accepted the award on behalf of the company.

About Aqua Virginia

Aqua Virginia serves approximately 106,000 people in 40 counties throughout the State of Virginia. Visit http://AquaWater.com for more information or follow Aqua on Facebook at facebook.com/MyAquaWater and on Twitter at @MyAquaWater.

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STORY TAGS: Photo/Multimedia, United States, North America, Other Energy, Utilities, Natural Resources, Sustainability, Environment, Alternative Energy, Energy, Other Natural Resources, Award, Virginia,

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