The Florida Department of Environmental Protection presented the 2016 Plant Operations Excellence Awards to four Northwest Florida water facilities at the annual Focus on Change Seminar. Drinking water facility award recipients were Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Destin Water Users and Bay County Water. The wastewater facility award recipient was North Bay Wastewater Treatment Facility.
Both Naval Air Station Whiting Field and Bay County Water Treatment Plant are repeat winners five and six consecutive years, respectively.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.