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KC Water Receives National Peak Performance Awards

Posted on September 1, 2015

(Kansas City, Mo.) – The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) recently presented KC Water with four Peak Performance Awards, which recognize public wastewater treatment facilities for outstanding compliance records in the 2014 calendar year. KC Water’s honors include one Gold award and three Silver awards, recognizing KC Water’s efforts to protect regional health and water quality through compliance with established National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for 2014.

“This is great recognition for our employees who work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to treat Kansas City’s wastewater,” said KC Water Director Terry Leeds. “I’m proud of this achievement, which demonstrates our commitment to protect public health and the environment by providing safe and effective wastewater treatment.”

KC Water’s four Peak Performance Awards included:

  •  A Gold Award for the Fishing River Wastewater Treatment Facility
  • Silver Awards for the Birmingham, Westside, and Rocky Branch treatment facilities

“The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is honored to recognize KC Water for their extraordinary performance and unyielding dedication to clean water,” said Adam Krantz, NACWA Chief Executive Officer. “It is a privilege to showcase KC Water’s hard work and commitment to excellence through the Association’s Peak Performance Award Program.”

For more information, please contact Brooke Givens, Media Relations Coordinator, at or 816.513.0284.


KC Water maintains and operates water treatment and distribution systems, stormwater management systems, and wastewater collection and treatment systems for residential and business customers in Kansas City and for wholesale customers in the Kansas City area. KC Water is primarily funded by fees charged to customers based on their use or impacts on the three utility systems.

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