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    Apr 16, 2021 - Watch for Crews performing Sewer Work  
    Apr 02, 2021 - Watch for sewer work in these areas April 5th - 9th  
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    Mar 26, 2021 - Watch for sewer work at these locations  
    PFAS Study Cover 
    Oct 30, 2020 - In order to understand the effects of Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in land application of biosolids, RWRD partnered with the University of Arizona, Jacobs Engineers and the National Science Foundation and produced PFAS in Biosolids–A Southern Arizona Case Study, one of the largest studies of its kind ever undertaken.  
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    Oct 15, 2020 - On August 13, 2020, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) recognized Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department’s (RWRD) five Water Reclamation Facilities (WRF) with their Peak Performance Awards. These awards recognize facilities for excellence in regulatory permit compliance.  
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    Oct 02, 2020 - The AZ Water Association, American Water Works Association- Arizona Section, and the Water Environment Federation honored RWRD with the Outstanding Sustainability Award for the Pima County Sustainable Action Plan for County Operations 2018-2025 Program.  
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    Oct 01, 2020 - The Water Environment Federation (WEF), the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, the Water Research Foundation, and the WaterReuse Association recognized Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department (RWRD) with the Utility of the Future Today (UOTF) Award on October 5, 2020. RWRD was one of 65 - 2020 honorees at WEF’s 93rd annual technical exhibition and conference.  
    NRP Facility 
    Aug 03, 2020 - Congratulations to RWRD’s Conveyance Division-CIP Group on its Tres Ríos Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Nutrient Recovery Project (NRP), which received the National Award of Merit in the Water/Wastewater category from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).  
    Manhole Safety Device 
    Jul 21, 2020 - RWRD received AZ Water’s Gimmick and Gadgets Award! This award highlights the significant effort, communication, and collaboration of RWRD’s Conveyance Division and Safety Office.  
    Sabino Creek 
    Jun 13, 2019 - Sabino Creek Pump Station and Force Main project was recognized for innovative techniques, preservation of native vegetation and cooperation with nearby homeowners