Water Resources Association Of Delaware Basin Presents 2011 Awards

The Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin this week presented its 2011 Awards at a special recognition dinner in Philadelphia.  The award winners include:

-- Aqua America, Inc., Business and Industry Award: For implementing a corporate environmental sustainability program that includes investing in the renewal of aging water and wastewater infrastructure, wastewater reuse, alternative energy and other projects to reduce use of power and fuel and control water loss.

-- Bary N. Paulachock, USGS Deputy Delaware River Master: Samuel S. Baxter Memorial Award for his significant contributions, accomplishments and leadership to the standards exemplified by the former Philadelphia Water Commissioner, Samuel S. Baxter.

-- Christopher S. Crockett, Phd, Achievement Award: For his leadership and commitment as a member of the WRA Board of Directors in promoting and advancing the cause of sound water resources management within the Delaware River Basin and in developing and implementing innovative programs to assure a sustainable and high quality water supply for the City of Philadelphia.

-- Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia, Special Recognition Award: For their role in attracting thousands of visitors to the Schuylkill River annually at Philadelphia's Boathouse Row there by promoting a greater awareness of improvements to the River's water quality and the need for vigilance in assuring its continued protection.

-- Artesian Water Recycling Partnership: Government Award: For encouraging and supporting the use of reclaimed municipal wastewater for agricultural irrigation and groundwater recharge in Delaware.

-- Musconetcong Watershed Association, Dr. Ruth Patrick Excellence in Education Award: For innovative environmental and watershed education programs dedicated to protecting and improving the quality of the Musconetcong River Watershed in New Jersey.

For more information, visit The Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin website.


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