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.

National Environmental Achievement Award
LOTT’s new video series was honored by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies with a 2022 National Environmental Achievement Award, winning in the Public Information & Education Video category. These videos teach viewers about how LOTT treats wastewater, resources recovered in the process, and clean water careers.

Your Wastewater Utility (Videos Series)

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.

Peak Performance
Three 2021 Peak Performance awards were received from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for excellence in permit compliance. The Budd inlet Treatment Plant, the Martin Way Reclaimed Water Plant, and the Budd Inlet Reclaimed Water Plant all received a Silver award.

Outstanding Performance
LOTT received the 2018 Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award for achieving 100% permit compliance. This award is the highest form of recognition for wastewater treatment plant performance granted by the Washington State Department of Ecology.

Engineering Excellence
LOTT and Parametrix received the American Council of Engineering Companies’ 2017 Engineering Excellence award for the Switchgear Replacement Project completed in December, 2016. The award highlights the critical importance of the project, which provides uninterrupted power to the Budd Inlet Treatment Plant. The award also recognizes successful project delivery – the project was completed on time and under budget.

WellCity Award of Commitment
The WellCity Award from the Association of Washington Cities has been received 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.

Outstanding Employer
LOTT received the 2018 Community Employment Alliance Outstanding Employer award for the public employer category. Morningside Services nominated LOTT for the award, which honors Washington State businesses, government agencies, and non-profit corporations for exceptional efforts to employ people with disabilities.