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Clearwater Public Utilities Earns Awards from National & State Water Associations

7/2/2014 1:40:41 PM

Contact: Clearwater Public Utilities, (727) 562-4960

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 2, 2014

Clearwater Public Utilities Earns Awards from National & State Water Associations

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Teams and facilities of the City of Clearwater's Public Utilities Department have been recognized with four recent awards, given by national and state water associations. The groups unite water quality professionals responsible for protecting the clean water environment. They are:

Membrane Plant of the Year

- Recipient: Clearwater's Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant No. 1 facility

- Given by: American Membrane Technology Association & American Water Works Association

Membrane Plant Operator of the Year

- Recipient: Fred Hemerick, Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator

- Given by: American Membrane Technology Association & American Water Works Association

Outstanding Water Treatment Plant

- Recipient: Clearwater's Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant No. 1 facility

- Given by: American Water Works Association -- Florida Section

Outstanding Water Treatment Plant Operator

- Recipient: Fred Hemerick, Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator

- Given by: American Water Works Association -- Florida Section

"The Public Utilities department works hard to ensure that Clearwater residents receive high quality water for all their needs," said Tracy Mercer, Director of Public Utilities. "Water is our most valuable resource, and our team does all it can to conserve and protect our water supply and to provide high quality reclaimed water."

For more information about water or the city’s water resources, call Clearwater Public Utilities at (727) 562-4960 or visit myclearwater.com.

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