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Posted June 5, 2020

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The longtime City of Fort Worth Environmental Excellence Awards that honors innovation in waste reduction, recycling and water efficiency is scheduled for Nov.4.

The application to the 2020 Environmental Excellence Awards is available online. The deadline to apply is Aug. 31.

The awards will be presented during a luncheon ceremony Nov. 4 at River Ranch Stockyards, 500 N.E. 23rd St.

The awards program began in 1999 as the Pretreatment Awards, honoring companies in full compliance with wastewater regulations. Those awards will continue and are based on the number of consecutive years of compliance. They include the Star, Associate, Partnership and Stewardship levels.

In 2019, the awards program added the Innovation Award and the Recognition Award. Each category contains subcategories, and businesses can apply for more than one award.

The Innovation Awards are presented in the areas of Water Use & Process Improvement, Water Conservation, Stormwater, Air Quality, Land Redevelopment, Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling.

Recognition Awards include Fort Worth Friendly Landscapes, recognizing businesses applying water conservation principles to their landscape, and the SmartWater Award, which has been presented since 2010 to industrial, commercial and institutional customers implementing water efficiency strategies following a SmartWater Audit.

To learn more, email the Fort Worth Water Department.

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