Highland Sewer & Water Authority (HSWA) recently received a prestigious award for water treatment. In September 2019, HSWA was presented with the 2018 Area Wide Optimization Program (AWOP) award at the Water Works Operators Association of Pennsylvania (WWOAP) conference held in State College. AWOP is a national filter plant optimization effort among multiple states, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) and water treatment plants. AWOP recognizes outstanding efforts toward optimizing filter plant turbidity performance with a prestigious AWOP Award. The top performing filter plants (serving > 10,000 people) who submitted their 2018 WebOAS turbidity data were eligible to receive an AWOP Award. HSWA was recognized for efforts to produce high quality drinking water that exceeds regulatory requirements. This was the 8th time that HSWA was presented with this award!
We would like to commend our water treatment workers on achieving the prestigious award.