The City of Palm Coast Utilities Department has been shortlisted to receive the 2020 Florida Department of Environmental Protection Award for Excellence in Drinking Water Plant Operation.
The utilities department has previously received the award for Best Operating Water Plant in 2020 by the Southeast Desalting Association and Best Tasting Drinking Water by the America Water Works Association in 2019.
“Our team always goes above and beyond to ensure that the utility department provides the best possible service to our residents,” said Peter Roussell, director of utility systems. “Such recognition from an organization as respected as the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is an incredible achievement that every member of the utility service should be proud of. I would like to thank FDEP for this award and also to our amazing team for all their hard work.
Each year, the FDEP awards prizes to the state’s drinking water and domestic wastewater facilities that demonstrate excellence in operation, maintenance, innovative treatment, waste reduction and prevention. pollution, recycling or other special achievements. These awards recognize facilities that demonstrate a special commitment to management excellence through dedicated professionalism.
For more information on the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Water Plant Operation awards, visit https://floridadep.gov/water/source-drinking-water/content/deps-plant-op ….
For more information on water quality in Palm Coast City, visit https://www.palmcoastgov.com/government/utility/water-quality