The WateReuse Association has unveiled its annual award winners of people and projects that have made significant contributions to water reuse.

The utilities, businesses, and individuals demonstrating extraordinary leadership in advancing sustainable, locally controlled water supplies in the US are:

  • Project of the Year, Large — Liberty Aquifer Replenishment Facility (Goodyear, AZ)
  • Project of the Year, Small — Vadose Injection Project/City of Goodyear, Arizona
  • Industrial Project of the Year: Evoqua Water Technologies & Air Products – Brine Recovery Reverse Osmosis Project (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Agriculture Project of the Year: Farming Reimagined: Advancing Urban Agriculture with Water Reuse Technology (St. Paul, MN)
  • Institution of the Year: Water & Energy Sustainable Technology Center (Tucson, AZ)
  • Innovative Project of the Year: pureALTA – An Innovative Potable Reuse Demonstration Pilot without RO (Altamonte Springs, FL)
  • Public Education Program of the Year: Orange County Water District (Fountain Valley, CA)
  • Public Education Program of the Year: Water Citizen Academy/Scottsdale Water (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • Customer of the Year: Lake Mission Viejo Association (Mission Viejo, CA)
  • Person of the Year: Jeffrey J. Mosher, Chief Research Officer, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (Alexandria, VA)
  • Young Professional of the Year: Germano Salazar-Benites, SWIFT Project Manager, Hampton Roads Sanitation District (Virginia Beach, VA)