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Past Award Winners

The WateReuse Association presented the 2015 WateReuse Award of Excellence to nine leaders in alternative water supply development during a September 15 luncheon in Seattle, WA held in conjunction with the 30th Annual WateReuse Symposium.

Project of the Year – Large

2015: Sparta Reuse Facility, West Monroe, LA
2014: Santa Clara Valley Water District (San Jose, CA)
2013: Reedy Creek Improvement District, Reedy Creek, FL
2012: Eastern Municipal Water District, Perris, CA
2011: Loxahatchee River Environmental Control District, Jupiter, FL
2010: City of Clearwater, Clearwater, FL
2009: Butler Drive Water Reclamation Facility, Peoria, AZ
2009: George W. Shannon Wetlands Water Recycling Facility, Streetman, TX
2008: North Texas Municipal Water District – East Fork Raw Water Supply Project, Wylie, TX
2008: Orange County Water District & Orange County Sanitation District – Groundwater Replenishment District, Fountain Valley, CA
2007: Integrated Water Reuse Management at City of Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
2007: Redwood City Recycled Water Project, Redwood City, CA
2006: Manatee Agricultural Reuse Systems
2005: West Basin Water Recycling Facility
2004: Orange County Utilities Water Reclamation Division, Florida South Water Reclamation Facility and Reuse System
2004: City of Santa Rosa, Geysers Recharge Project
2002: Las Vegas Valley Water District and City of Las Vegas – Northwest Water Resource Center and Recycled Water Distribution, Las Vegas, NV
2001: Water Conserv II, City of Orlando and Orange County
2000: Soscol Water Recycling Facility, Napa Sanitation District

Project of the Year – Small

2015: Woodland Creek Groundwater Recharge Facility, Lacey, WA
2013: Winter Park Estates Wastewater Treatment Facility, Orange County, FL
2012: City of San Diego’s Water Purification Demonstration Project, San Diego, CA
2011: Frito-Lay Casa Grande Process Water Reuse Treatment Plant, Casa Grande, AZ
2010: LOTT Clean Water Alliance, Hawks Prairie Reclaimed Water Satellite, Olympia, WA
2009: Englewood Water District Water Reclamation Facility, Englewood, FL
2008: Carnation Wastewater Treatment Facility, Seattle, WA
2007: Charlotte Correctional Institute, Charlotte, FL
2006: City of Aurora, Colorado, Sand Creek Water Reuse Facility
2005: Tampa Bay Fisheries Wastewater Reuse Project, Tampa, FL
2004: Brevard County Water Resources Department, Barefoot Bay Water Reclmation Facility

Project of the Year – Desalination

2012: Sand City Coastal Desalination Facility, Sand City, CA
2011: West Basin Municipal Water District’s Ocean-Water Desalination Demonstration Facility and Water Education Center, Carson, CA
2010: Texas Water Development Board, Austin, TX
2009: Cache Creek Desalination Facility, Capay Valley, CA
2008: Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Facilities, El Paso, TX
2007: North Alamo Water Supply Corp., Brownsville Public Utilities Board, NRS Consulting Engineers (South Texas)

Institution of the Year

2011: University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
2010: Water Replenishment District of Southern California, Lakewood, CA
2009: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
2008: City of Santa Rosa’s Subregional Water Reuse System, Santa Rosa, CA
2005: Mid Florida Citrus
2004: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida’s Water Reuse Program

Public Education Program of the Year

2015: The King County (WA) Wastewater Treatment Division Education Program, King County, WA
2014: City of North Port Utility Public Education Program, North Port, Florida
2013: LOTT’s East Bay Public Plaza, Olympia, Washington
2012: City of Pompano Beach’s “I Can Water” Campaign, Pompano Beach, Florida
2011: City of San Diego Public Utilities Department’s Water Purification Demonstration Project, San Diego, California
2010: Hillsborough County Water Resource Services “All Things Reclaimed” Public Education Program, Tampa, Florida
2009: The Constructed Wetlands: An Exhibit in the Gardens of the Springs Preserve, Las Vegas, Nevada
2008: Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities/Cheyenne Water Reuse Program, Cheyenne, Wyoming
2007: Recovered/Reclaimed Water Program to Offset Potable Water Demand and Protect Human Health, El Paso, Texas
2007: Santa Clara Valley Water District’s Water Awareness/Recycling Outreach Program, San Jose, California
2006: City of Oxnard Water Resources Division, Oxnard, California
2005: Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency, Big Bear, California
2004: Orange County Water District, Groundwater Replenishment District, Orange County, California

Customer of the Year

2015: Sample McDougal House Preservation Society, Pompano Beach, FL
2014: San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco, California
2013: The Living Machine – San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters, San Francisco, California
2012: Gulf Power: Plant Crist Water Reclamation Project, Pensacola, Florida
2011: Denver Zoo, Denver, Colorado
2010: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
2009: Pebble Beach Company, Pebble Beach, California
2008: Calpine Corporation, Middletown, California
2007: Hotel Sofitel , Redwood City, California
2006: SCA Tissue, North America, Flagstaff Paper Mill, Flagstaff, Arizona
2005: Walt Disney World, Reedy Creek, Florida
2002: San Rafael Nazareth House, San Rafael, California
2001: Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, California
2000: BP Carson Business Unit, Carson, California

Person of the Year

2015: Karla Fowler, LOTT Clean Water Alliance
2014: Professor Karl Linden, University of Colorado Boulder
2013: Randy Brown, City of Pompano Beach Utilities
2012: Robin Bain, City of Peoria
2011: Rich Nagel, West Basin Municipal Water District
2010: Ed Archuleta, El Paso Water Utilities
2010: Rafael Mujeriego, Polytechnic University of Catalonia
2009: Eric Rosenblum, City of San Jose
2009: Linda Macpherson, CH2M HILL
2008: Pick Talley, Talley Conservation Consulting
2007: Andrew Salveson, Carollo Engineers
2007: Lauren Walker-Coleman, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
2006: Anthony Andrade, Southwest Florida Water Management District
2005: Jim Crook
2004: Richard Martin, USBR

Agricultural Project of the Year

2015: Pure Water Monterey, Monterey, CA

Innovative Project of the Year

2015: WaterHub™ (Emory University), Atlanta, GA

Equipment / Manufacturer of the Year

2015: TrojanUV
2014: Xylem Inc.
2012: PETROBRAS Mobile Unit for Experimental in Water Reuse, Brazil
2011: Nalco Company, Naperville, Illinois
2010: GE Power & Water, Trevose, Pensylvania

International Award

2014: National Demonstration Education & Engagement Program, New South Wales, Australia
2013: Eastern Treatment Plant Tertiary Upgrade Project, Melbourne, Australia
2012: Gippsland Water Factory, Victoria, Australia
2011: Luggage Point Advanced Water Treatment Plant, Brisbane, Australia
2010: Sembcorp NEWater Plant, Singapore

Industrial Project of the Year

2015: Kooragang Recycled Water Scheme, New South Wales, Australia
2014: Tirupur ZLD Project, Tamilnadu, India
2012: Empire Generating Power Plant, Rensselaer, New York

Poster Presenter of the Year

2012: Planning a Recycled Water Program in a Groundwater Rich Environment – Steve Friedman, HDR Engineering

Awards of Merit

2012: The Coca-Cola Company
2011: City of Scottsdale Advanced Treatment Plant Expansion Project, Scottsdale, Arizona
2011: Ak-Chin Indian Community Water Reclamation Facility, Maricopa, Arizona
2009: City of Clovis Water Reuse Facility, Clovis, California
2009: Collier County South Regional Desalination Plant, Naples, Florida
2009: Leisure Village Association, Camarillo, California
2009: The Olympic Club, San Francisco, California
2009: The Wollongong Recycled Water Scheme, Parramatta, Australia
2009: Watsonville Area Water Recycling Project, Watsonville, California
2008: Alan Plummer, Alan Plummer Associates, Fort Worth, Texas
2008: Global Water Center, Maricopa, Arizona
2007: City of West Palm Beach – East Central Regional Water Reclamation Facility, West Palm Beach, Florida
2007: Water Conserv II, Winter Garden, Florida
2006: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, West Basin Municipal Water District’s Harbor-South Bay Water Recycling Project
2006: Clear Lake Sanitary District
2006: Haskell R. Street Reclaimed Water Project
2006: East Bay Municipal Utility District, Oakland, California
2005: South Cross Bayou
2005: Serrano
2004: East Bay Municipal Utility District’s Recycled Water Irrigation Customer Training Program
2002: Delta Diablo Sanitation District, Recycled Water Facility
2001: City of Cape Coral, Florida, Water Independence for Cape Coral Program
2000: Crisis Communication Plan, Orange County Water District

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