Governor Corzine to Present American Water with New Jersey Governor's Environmental Excellence Award.
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VOORHEES, N.J. -- The Applied Water Management Group of American Water has been honored with the 2006 New Jersey Governor's Environmental Excellence Award, for development of a first-of-its-kind Reclaimed Water Reclaimed water, sometimes called recycled water, is former wastewater (sewage) that has been treated and purified for reuse, rather than discharged into a body of water. for Beneficial Reuse (RWBR) project at the Homestead Homestead.
1 City (1990 pop. 26,866), Dade co., SE Fla.; inc. 1913. A large Miami suburb with a growing Hispanic population, Homestead is a trade center for the redland district, known for its many varieties of citrus and other fruits and vegetables. of Mansfield active adult community, in Burlington County, NJ. New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the Governor of New Jersey. He was sworn into office on January 17, 2006, for a four-year term ending in 2010. He represented New Jersey in the United States Senate from 2001 until 2006, when he stepped down to take his seat as will present the company with the award in the Clean and Plentiful Water category at a ceremony and press event on Wednesday, November 29, from 5-7 p.m. at Drumthwacket, the official residence of the Governor.
"This is a very important award for American Water because we are headquartered in New Jersey, and recognition by our Governor and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is a government agency in the U.S. state of New Jersey that is responsible for managing the state's natural resources and addressing issues related to pollution. NJDEP now has a staff of approximately 3,400. (NJDEP NJDEP New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ) is validation of the work we do," said American Water President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Don Correll. "It also recognizes our company's commitment to finding innovative solutions, and I applaud the great effort and creativity of our more than 1,000 employees here in the state and the 7,000 throughout the country."
The New Jersey Governor's Environmental Excellence Award recognizes the company's positive influence in the areas of improving surface or ground water quality, ensuring sufficient quantities of water through reuse and conservation techniques and promoting or developing progressive land use policies and watershed watershed, elevation or divide separating the catchment area, or drainage basin, of one river system or group of river systems from another system or group of systems. The term is also often used synonymously with drainage basin. management approaches to improve protection of surface and groundwater sources.
The Mansfield active adult community project, which was initiated in August 2006, involved a series of upgrades to Homestead at Mansfield's existing wastewater facility and enabled delivery of high-quality water to the sprawling grounds of the community. Construction took place over a six-year period and was aided by a $100,000 grant from the NJDEP.
Under continuous-operation conditions, the facility will provide up to 275,000 gallons per day of reclaimed water to the 295-acre site. The water will be used to maintain the residential grounds and will help achieve multiple state goals related to Smart Growth.
"Reclaimed water has been treated to a high quality and has long-term implications on water supply," said Edmund DeVeaux, Vice President of Business Development for Applied Water Management. "Treating and reusing water that would otherwise be wasted helps conserve one of the earth's most precious natural resources."
The awards were established six years ago as the New Jersey Environmental Excellence Awards, and were re-named this year to reflect Governor Corzine's commitment to state environmental issues. Sponsors of the awards include the state of New Jersey and NJDEP, with the New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology (NJCAT NJCAT New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology ) and the New Jersey State League of Municipalities The New Jersey State League of Municipalities is a voluntary association created by State Statute in 1915 to serve municipalities and local officials in the U.S. state of New Jersey. as co-sponsors.
Awards are given in nine categories, which, in addition to Clean and Plentiful Water, include Clean Air, Healthy Ecosystems, Land Conservation and Environmental Leadership. To be considered for the award, applicants were required to answer questions from five environmental categories, including Documented Environmental Benefit, Meeting Needs, Leadership/Innovation, Coverage and Replicability and Education and Outreach. Answers to the questions were scored by a panel of judges Panel of Judges is an indie pop band from Melbourne, Australia. Members
The Applied Water Management Group of American Water, with headquarters in Hillsborough, NJ, offers customized solutions to real estate developers, industrial clients, and new and expanding communities. Providing clients with safe, reliable, long-lasting, and highly-efficient solutions to suit individual water needs, the Applied Water Management Group is an integrated part of American Water.
With headquarters in Voorhees, NJ, American Water employs approximately 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide high quality water, wastewater and other related services to more than 18 million people in 29 states and Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.