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Dubois earns EPA Clean Water Act award

Release Date: 09/26/2007
Contact Information: Bruce Suchomel, 303-312-6001, Diane Sanelli, 303-312-7822,

City wastewater treatment plant to receive recognition.

(Denver, Colo., Sept. 26, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will present a wastewater management award to the city of Dubois on Sept. 26.

EPA Region 8 Assistant Administrator Steve Tuber said, “This EPA award recognizes innovative processes and practices at wastewater treatment facilities. Well-managed facilities such as this one help ensure a clean environment and protect the public’s health.”

At 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26th at the Dubois Town Hall, Council Chambers, in Dubois, Wyo., EPA officials will present a Regional First Place Award for outstanding and innovative achievements through operations and maintenance at the Dubois Wastewater Treatment Facility. During the past year the facility demonstrated outstanding automation, laboratory management, pollution prevention, process control and field monitoring, and septage management practices and operations under the Most Improved Plant category. The award will be presented during a city council meeting to Dubois Mayor Mark Harrison, Supervisor of Quality Control Tim Hayes, and the plant staff.