Recognizing staff dedication and outstanding operational performance

The LOTT Alliance has received national, state, and local awards recognizing the environmental protection commitment and hard work of our dedicated Board of Directors, exceptional management, experienced staff, and the participation of our partner jurisdictions. Here are some of the awards and achievements we have received over the past few years.

Utility of the Future Today
LOTT was one of only 61 utilities in the U.S. and Canada to receive this new award in 2016. The award recognizes utilities that embrace mart, sustainable, value-added service.

Peak Performance Award
The LOTT Alliance received 2015 Gold-level Peak Performance Awards for both the Budd Inlet Treatment Plant and the Martin Way Reclaimed Water Plant, and a Silver-level award for the Budd Inlet Reclaimed Water Plant. The Peak Performance Awards program presented by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) recognizes public wastewater treatment facilities for their excellent compliance record, and outstanding environmental efforts.

Excellence in Management Award
LOTT received the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) 2014 Excellence in Management Platinum Award. This program honors agencies that have implemented programs over a three-year period that effectively address issues facing water and wastewater utilities. This achievement recognizes the ongoing hard work performed by LOTT employees throughout the organization and reflects the contribution, innovation, and technical expertise of the entire staff.

Excellence in Financial Reporting
LOTT has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada each year since 2007. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition for excellence in state and local government financial reporting.

Environmental Education Award
LOTT received a 2014 E3 Washington Green Apple Award for its education program and the efforts to provide hands-on environmental education to Washington students at the WET Science Center.

WellCity Award of Commitment
LOTT has received the WellCity Award from the Association of Washington Cities each year since 2011. The WellCity Award recognizes LOTT's commitment to workplace wellness and to creating a culture of health, resulting in healthier, more productive employees.

Thurston Green Business Award
Since 2008, LOTT has received the Thurston Green Business award annually. This award recognizes local businesses for their environmentally friendly efforts in the areas of green building, waste reduction and recycling, water conservation, energy efficiency, transportation, pollution prevention, and buying and selling green products.