NTMWD Wastewater Facilities Receive National Peak Performance Recognition

WYLIE, TX – Feb. 16, 2022:  The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) earned National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) Peak Performance Awards at 11 of its wastewater facilities in recognition of excellence in permit compliance.

“These awards are a result of the dedication to service by our operators, maintenance and engineering crews,” said David Brewster, Assistant Deputy for Wastewater. “Our staff live and work in the communities we serve, and ensuring proper treatment of wastewater flows before release back into our streams and waterways is our top priority. Congratulations to our entire team for this prestigious honor.” He shared that NTMWD earned this honor by meeting a strict adherence for compliance to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) permit requirements.

NTMWD 2020 Awards:

  • Platinum – Panther Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (Frisco), in recognition of 10 years of 100% compliance
  • Gold – Buffalo Creek and Squabble Creek Wastewater Treatment Plants (Rockwall), in recognition of 100% compliance for the full calendar year
  • Silver – Bear Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (Lavon), Farmersville Wastewater Treatment Plant (Farmersville), Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (Wylie-Murphy), Rowlett Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (Regional), Sabine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (Royse, Fate), South Mesquite Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant, Stewart Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (Frisco), Wilson Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant – recognizing limited permit violations within the calendar year.

The Peak Performance Award program offers national recognition for the hard work and commitment to excellence from the dedicated professionals who protect the environment and public health for our communities around-the-clock.

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About the NACWA Peak Performance Awards

All treatment facility applicants must be publicly owned by a current NACWA member agency and be in operation for at least one month or more during a calendar year. Treatment facilities must provide, at minimum, secondary treatment, or advanced primary treatment with a 301(h) waiver. Additionally, there are no facility capacity minimums for Peak Performance Award eligibility.