In 1992, the Florida Water Environment Association (FWEA) established the David W. York Water Reuse Awards to recognize outstanding water reuse projects in Florida. Projects are evaluated by members of FWEA’s Water Reuse Committee based on environmental quality management, water reuse system, and public education/information aspects of the submittal. The FWEA Water Reuse Committee also will nominate the Florida winners for consideration for national awards presented by the WateReuse Association at the annual WateReuse Symposium. Since then, awards for Reuse Person of the Year, Reuse Customer of the Year, and most recently Reuse Project of the year have also been awarded.
Sample McDougal House brings home the National Reuse Customer Award 2015
The WateReuse Association recognized the Sample McDougal House in Pompano Beach, Florida, when it was announced as the winner of the WateReuse Customer of the Year award at the awards ceremony on September 15, 2015, at the Annual WateReuse Symposium in Seattle, Washington. The historic Sample McDougal House is served by the City of Pompano Beach OASIS Water Reuse Facility.
Florida’s Water Reuse Program Recognized For Water Efficiency
Florida’s Water Reuse Program received the EPA's Water Efficiency Leader Award in 2006. This award recognized DEP for providing leadership and innovation in water efficient practices.
Has your reuse program been honored?
If your water reuse program has been honored and you would like to be listed on this page, please provide a copy of the award certification or other documentation of the award, description of the award, a short paragraph describing your reuse system, and a digital image/photo related to your system (optional) to the Reuse Program Lead.
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