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Houston Public Works wins several top industry awards

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 Houston Public Works and several of its employees have received several top industry awards for 2020. The recognition includes individual awards and awards for various projects.

2020 American Public Works Association Awards
  • Professional Manager of the Year – Emergency Management – Brian Mason
  • Professional Manager of the Year – Water Resources – Michael Johnson
  • Professional Manager of the Year – Transportation – Ian Hlavecek
  • Professional Manager of the Year – Facilities & Grounds – Jay Patel
  • Drahn Jones Award for Excellence in Education – Gloria Guerra, Daryl Pope, Hector Montanez-Rivera
  • Citation for Exemplary Service to Public Works – Chris Broussard
  • Management Innovation – Wastewater Executive Management Team
  • Technical Innovation – Valve Preventative Maintenance Team
  • Project of the Year – Structures $25M to $75M – Southeast Water Purification Plant – Jay Patel, Quinn Pitt, Azhar Patankar, Sonny Do, John Msigwa, Kresmimir Begic, Robert Toliver, Kevin Peeples
  • Project of the Year – Structures $5M to $25M – Ardmore Drinking Water Operations Facility – Jay Patel, Quinn Pitt, Azhar Patankar, Sonny Do, John Msigwa, Kresmimir Begic, Robert Toliver, Kevin Peeples
  • 2020 American Water Works Association Awards
  • Dr. John Leal Award – Yvonne Forrest (the Dr. John Leal Award is presented annually for distinguished service to the water profession)
2020 Texas American Water Works Association Awards
  • Watermark Award for Community Outreach & Education Programs – 2019 Water Works Festival
  • Honorable Mention – Imagine a Day Without Water
  • 2020 Water Environment Association Of Texas Awards
  • Employer of the Year – Shannon Dunne
  • Medal of Honor for Heroism – Ralph Hect and the Cullen team

“Houston Public Works continues to maintain the standard of excellence, innovation, and dedication required by our community and our peers. I am proud of our team and how we remain resilient in our efforts to improve our customer service while creating a strong foundation for Houston to thrive,” said Houston Public Works Director, Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E.

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