Parker Water and Sanitation District has been awarded Outstanding Water Laboratory by the Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works Association in competition with water utility providers in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. The award is given for “exceptional performance, dedication and teamwork” in providing safe drinking water to customers.
In addition to receiving highest marks in a broad spectrum of water-quality tests and analysis processes, the award was also given to the district for its fieldwork performed beyond its customer service area of about 16,000 customers. The district’s lab technicians have been called to assist other districts in Arapahoe, Douglas and Elbert counties with water-quality testing and analysis due to inadequate on-site lab capabilities or under-trained personnel.
Water district winners in all categories will be recognized at the Joint Annual Conference of the American Water Works Association on Sept. 18-21 in Loveland.