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Dunn Facility Receives Award

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The William E. Dunn Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) has won the Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association (FWPCOA) 2016 Facility Excellence Award for Region 4, which includes Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Sumter counties. The award is given to facilities that provide outstanding service to the community through a superior track record of operation, safety and dedication to professionalism and continuing education within the profession.

“We are honored to receive this award,” said Randi Kim, director of Pinellas County Utilities. “It represents the hard work and dedication of Dunn’s staff, along with the county’s continuing commitment to practice superior environmental stewardship while delivering first class services to the public and our customers.”

The Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association is an organization of members who are engaged in the production, treatment and distribution of drinking water; the collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater; and/or the collection and treatment of stormwater. The purpose of the association is to protect the health of citizens and preserve natural resources through advancing the professional status of water and wastewater operators by providing licensing and training programs.