RENO, Nev. — Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) has just received the “Directors Award of Recognition” from the Partnership for Safe Water (Partnership), according to a press release.

With this award, TMWA’s Chalk Bluff Water Treatment Plant ranks among the highest performing water treatment plants in the country, producing high quality water for more than 330,000 residents in the Reno-Sparks area, stated the release.

“We are honored to receive this award,” said Mark Foree, TMWA general manager. “Our goal is to continuously strive to improve our water quality, and by joining the ranks as one of the highest performing plants in the country, we have taken a large step toward achieving this goal. Special recognition must go to Paul Miller, our manager of Water Quality and Operations, as well as the entire water quality and operations team, for their hard work and commitment to water quality excellence.”

TMWA received the award for successfully completing a rigorous Self-Assessment and Peer Review process that was developed by national experts and includes thorough assessment of factors that may limit treatment plant performance, noted the release.

Read the entire press release here.