2007 Platinum Award for Sustained Competitiveness Achievement

Winner of the 2007 AMWA Platinum Award for Sustained Competitiveness Achievement was:

  • Tacoma Water

At Tacoma Water, competitiveness strategies are supported by planning efforts. The operations and maintenance budget and capital spending plan are reviewed by a team of managers from all sections who consider consistency with the utility’s priority of needs identified in its business plan and financial impacts from its financial model. The utility also implements strategic planning programs within the operating sections, emphasizing its commitment to providing the highest quality water in the most efficient manner possible.