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Plant of the Year (Small, Medium, Large)
The Plant of the Year award recognizes accomplishments in compliance, innovative practices, cost effectiveness, and superior plant performance in small, medium and large categories.


1. Download criteria instruction and create a project narrative 

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Questions about award criteria? Contact Brett Offerman, Leadership Development Chair: brett.offerman@kemira.com

2016 Winners:

Plant of the Year (Large): Central Contra Costa Sanitary District
Central San’s vision is to be a high-performance organization that provides exceptional customer service and full regulatory compliance at responsible rates.
With the goal of high performance, the team at Central San is committed to excellence and continuous improvement in all aspects of the business.

Plant of the Year (Medium): Delta Diablo Water Resource Recovery Facility
Beginning in the collection system, through the wastewater treatment process, and continuing through the recycled water system, Delta Diablo produces superior results in all aspects of operations. District staff work diligently to maximize resource recovery and to provide excellent service to our customers at rates that are below the average costs for the region.

Plant of the Year (Small): Carpinteria Sanitary District
The District’s wastewater treatment facility is run by a team of highly qualified operators under the guidance of Operations Manager Mark Bennett. Mark is supported by the District’s Treatment Supervisor, Mark Rogers and his operations staff: Frank Gonzales, Paul Sweningson, Branson Taylor, Joey Mendoza, Casey Balch and Jude Kiesewetter.