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2004 Clean Water Act Recognition Awards

EPA Recognizes Municipalities and Industries for
Achievements in Wastewater Treatment and Pollution Reduction
On Monday, October 4th, EPA announced the 29 first and second place winners of the 2004 National Clean Water Act Recognition Awards. The ceremony took place during the Water Environment Federation's Technical Exposition and Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. This is the nineteenth year EPA has recognized municipalities and industries for their outstanding water quality achievements. The presentation of these awards helps raise the public's awareness of the pollution reduction efforts that their wastewater treatment plants make to improve the Nation's waters. State water pollution control agencies and EPA regional offices make recommendations to headquarters for the national awards.
Operations and Maintenance
First Place Sub-category
Dos Rios Water Reclamation Center
San Antonio Water Systems
San Antonio, Texas
Large Advanced Plant
City of Dunbar Sanitary Board
Dunbar, West Virginia
Medium Advanced Plant
Florence Regional Sewage District
Florence, Indiana
Small Advanced Plant
Oceanside Treatment Plant, Southwest Ocean
Outfall and Westside Wet Weather Facility
San Francisco, California
Large Secondary Plant
Central Davis Sewer District
Kaysville, Utah
Medium Secondary Plant
Old Forge Sewer District
Old Forge, New York
Small Secondary Plant
Second Place Sub-category
James C. Kirie Water Reclamation Plant
Des Plaines, Illinois
Large Advanced Plant
Iowa Hill Water Reclamation Facility
Breckenridge Sanitation District
Breckenridge, Colorado
Medium Advanced Plant
Beaver Estates Water Pollution Control Plant
Douglasville-douglas County Water & Sewer Authority, Douglasville, Georgia
Small Advanced Plant
Gautier Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant
Pascagoula, Mississippi
Medium Secondary Plant
Henniker, New Hampshire Wastewater Treatment Facility, Henniker, New Hampshire Small Secondary Plant
Biosolids Management
First Place Sub-category
Metro Denver - Metrogro Farm
Denver, Colorado
Large Operating Projects (Tie)
Parker Ag Services-nyc Program
Lamar, Colorado
Large Operating Projects (Tie)
Central Davis Sewer District
Kaysville, Utah
Small Operating Projects
Dr. Sally Brown
College of Forest Research
University of Washington
Research Activities
City of Tacoma Wastewater Management
Tacoma, Washington
Technology/innovation or
Development Activities
Second Place Sub-category
Clean Water Services of Washington County
Hillsboro, Oregon
Large Operating Projects
Rockingham Wwtp & Composting Facility
Rockingham, North Carolina
Small Operating Projects
Special Award
Orange County Sanitation District
Fountain Valley, California
Continued commitment to effective program planning, management, public outreach and stakeholder Involvement, and pioneer efforts in developing and implementing their biosolids Environmental Management Systems (EMS).
First Place Sub-category
Borough of Catasauqua
Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
0 to 5 Significant Industrial
Users (Sius)
Warwick Sewer Authority
Warwick, Rhode Island
6-20 Sius
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Oakland, California
21 & Greater Sius
Second Place Sub-category
Kent County Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility
Dover, Delaware
6-20 Sius
Columbus Water Works
Columbus, Georgia
21 & Greater Sius (Tie)
Hampton Roads Sanitation District
Virginia Beach, Virginia
21 & Greater Sius (Tie)
Stormwater Management
First Place
Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky
Fort Wright, Kentucky
Second Place  
City of Sacramento Stormwater Quality Improvement Program, Sacramento, California Municipal
Combined Sewer Overflow Controls
First Place
City of Mount Clemens
Mount Clemens, Michigan
Second Place
City of Port Huron
Port Huron, Michigan


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