Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District Wins Award For Best Wastewater Collection System In The State

  Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District Wins Award For Best Wastewater Collection
                             System In The State

PR Newswire

FAIRFIELD, Calif., May 14, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Fairfield Suisun Sewer
District has won the prestigious 2013 California Water Environment
Association's (CWEA) award for the state's best collection system of its size
(0-249 miles). The District was selected by a committee of the 2012 CWEA
collection system award winners. 

The CWEA awards program honors exceptional wastewater agencies in areas that
include compliance, maintenance, operating procedures, and training programs.

"This award recognizes the high level of reliability and outstanding quality
of the District's wastewater collection system," says Marcie Bodeaux,
Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District Senior Environmental Engineer. "We are
committed to excellence in facility operation and exceptional value for our
rate-payers."

The District's major accomplishments for 2013:

  oCompleted the Central-Suisun Forcemain Equalization project to provide
    capacity for projected growth over the next 10 years through piping
    modifications, and effectively delay the construction of expensive pump
    station infrastructure.
  oReplaced aging electrical equipment with modern equipment at Central Pump
    Station, greatly improving pump station safety and reliability.
  oThe District has undertaken an unprecedented effort to develop
    comprehensive sewer pump station contingency plans, including bypass
    plans, traffic control plans, and critical diversion or overflow elevation
    locations.

ABOUT FAIRFIELD-SUISUN SEWER DISTRICT

The Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District provides wastewater and storm water
management to more than 135,000 residential, commercial and industrial
customers and government agencies in central Solano County, which includes
Fairfield, Suisun City and Travis Air Force Base. The District safeguards
public health and the environment of the area it serves.

Fairfield's high sewer capacity and ample water supply has attracted food and
beverage manufacturers to the city; capacity is available to serve additional
large industrial users. Food and beverage companies located in Fairfield
include Anheuser-Busch InBev, Heretic Brewery, Jelly Belly Candy Company,
Guittard Chocolates, Frank-Lin Distillers, and Sunnyside Farms. For more
information, visit http://www.businessinfairfield.com/ and
http://www.fairfield.ca.gov.

SOURCE City of Fairfield, CA

Website: http://www.fairfield.ca.gov
Website: http://www.businessinfairfield.com
Contact: Miriam Schaffer, Placemaking Group, 510-835-7900 ext. 207,
mschaffer@placemakinggroup.com
 
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