Awards

May 9, 2018 – Carmichael Water District General Manager Steve Nugent Honored for Excellence in Water Leadership

On May 9, 2018, The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) presented its 2018 Excellence in Water Leadership Award to Carmichael Water District (District) General Manager Steve Nugent for his leadership and commitment to collaborative regional integrated water management resulting in the protection of local water resources.  ACWA’s Excellence in Water Leadership Award – Building…

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November 8, 2017 – 2017 Integrated Water Resources Management Award

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Carmichael Water District (CWD) received the American Water Resources Association’s (AWRA) prestigious 2017 Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Award. During a luncheon at the AWRA annual conference, the CWD received national recognition for demonstrating outstanding IWRM through the American River Pipeline Project (Project). Click here for more information

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April 17, 2017 – Carmichael Water District Receives Environmental Recognition Award

On Monday, April 17, 2017 Carmichael Water District (CWD) was recognized by the Sacramento Environmental Commission (SEC) for demonstrating outstanding efforts to improve the environment through the American River Pipeline Project (Project). Conceived in 2011, the Project puts into action Integrated Regional Water Management agreements and solutions that successfully solve water supply reliability issues at…

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June 23, 2008 – Carmichael Water District Wins SMUD Award for Responsible Energy Stewardship

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is honoring Carmichael Water District for its overall commitment to implementing energy efficiency measures to reduce energy consumption and promote environmental protection. The SMUD Community Energy Award honors commercial customers who share SMUD’s values of efficiency and environmental sensitivity, and who have turned these beliefs into actions. These customers…

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December 10, 2004 – Carmichael Water District Employees Win 2004 SAWWA Awards

Two Carmichael Water District employees were selected for 2004 Sacramento Area Water Works Association (SAWWA) awards on December 10, 2004 at the SAWWA luncheon. SAWWA presented its General Manager of the Year 2004 award to CWD’s General Manager. Steve was selected to receive the award for his focus on regional issues including groundwater contamination; contributions…

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May 5, 2004 – Carmichael Water District Wins ACWA’s 2004 Clair A. Hill Award

Front Row: President Dodie Backus, Former GM LaNell Little, General Manager Steve Nugent, Vice-President Sandy Kozlen Second Row: MWH Engineer Don Spiegel, Director Mark Emmerson, Former Director Curt Spencer, MWH Engineer Scott Boettcher The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) presented its prestigious Clair A. Hill Water Agency Award for Excellence to Carmichael Water District…

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Governor’s 2004 Employer Recognition Award – Finalist

Carmichael Water District was recognized as an Exemplary Employer Finalist as an employer committed to the well being of California’s older workers serving as a model of best hiring practices. As an Exemplary Employer, Carmichael Water District has proven to be a superb role model for all California employers.

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Carmichael Water District was a BERC (Business Environmental Resource Center) 2003 Pollution Prevention Award Winner

Recognized for: Installing a 20,000 square foot microfiltration water treatment plant that exceeds Safe Drinking Water Act standards for 38,500 customers. Reducing the amount of chlorine stored and used from 120,000 gallons per year to 24,000 gallons per year. Establishing a tertiary treatment filtration process that cleans backwash system water, recycles the water back through…

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