The Clean Water America Alliance announced five national recipients of the 2011 U.S. Water Prize. The U.S. Water Prize, created and administered by the Clean Water America Alliance, honors individuals, institutions and/or organizations that have made an outstanding achievement in the advancement of sustainable solutions to our nation’s water challenges. It is the first of its kind to recognize successful efforts in protecting and improving the health of watersheds in the country.
The five recipients of this year’s award include the City of Los Angeles, Milwaukee Water Council, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, National Great Rivers Research and Education Center, and Pacific Institute.
U.S. Water Prize winners will be honored in a special ceremony on May 9, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hotel Monaco of Washington, D.C. Proud sponsors of the inaugural award include Black & Veatch, CDM, CH2M Hill, Malcolm Pirnie, Veolia, and Brown and Caldwell. For additional information, please visit www.CWAA.us.