Valparaiso City Utilities has earned national recognition with a Peak Performance Award for continued operational excellence by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. Presented in Washington, D.C., the City of Valparaiso was awarded a Gold Award for having zero permit violations for the entire calendar year. “We’re very pleased to be recognized by NACWA for the tenth year. I want to congratulate our extraordinary team for consistently excellent performance,” said Steve Poulos, Executive Director for Valparaiso’s combined Utilities and Public Works Department. “That team includes our 112 dedicated employees, as well as our Board of Directors,” he said.
“Our Valparaiso City Utilities has repeatedly distinguished itself and our city for its fiscal strength, environmental protection and overall efficiency,” said Mayor Matt Murphy. “This latest national recognition is further affirmation of solid performance for our community,” he said.
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies is the nation’s recognized leader in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy on clean water issues, including water management, sustainability and ecosystem protection. Valparaiso City Utilities is a publicly owned utility providing water, wastewater and stormwater services for more than 33,000 customers located in or adjacent to the City of Valparaiso.