Water Utility Green Champion

The city of Bayfield was recently awarded with the Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association’s inaugural Water Utility Energy Challenge $10,000 Water Utility Green Champion prize and as they were instrumental in the application processes, City of Bayfield Office Assistant Sarah Mather and Greater Bayfield Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Josh Pearson proudly accept a plaque honoring that.

BAYFIELD – The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association recently announce the winners of the inaugural Water Utility Energy Challenge – an innovative program which engaged water operators in a competition to reduce the emissions sourced in their energy generation – and the city of Bayfield has been awarded with the Water Utility Green Champion $10,000 prize.

According to a recent release, “the inaugural 2017-2018 competition, focused on the Great Lakes Basin, was aimed at connecting the utilities with new innovative software that reduces mercury and other emissions while reducing the utility’s operations and management costs.”

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