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Four Water Systems in the Southeast Awarded with the 2005 Safe Drinking Water Act Excellence Award
Release Date: 10/05/2005
(ATLANTA – October 5, 2005) – Four water systems in the southeast have been selected to receive the Environmental Protection Agency 2005 Safe Drinking Water Act Excellence Award.
The award categories are based on system size. The winners are:
- Large Ground Water System: Eastern Regional Water Supply Facility, Orlando , Florida
Large Surface Water System Charleston Commissioners of Public Works , Charleston , South Carolina
Medium Surface Water System: Lebanon Water Works Company, Lebanon , Kentucky
Medium Ground Water System: Carrollton Utilities, Carrollton , Kentucky
The goals of the Excellence Award are to recognize and award water systems that are demonstrating commitment to compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act through outstanding operations and maintenance practices; to heighten overall public awareness of the contributions of public water supplies for ensuring adequate and safe drinking water; and to encourage public support for maintaining an exemplary status.
CONTACT: Dawn Harris-Young, EPA Media Relations, 404-562-8421