Frito-Lay Inc. and Lackland Air Force Base were among six winners recently recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for their efforts in reducing, reusing and recycling water.
“Every drop counts when it comes to conserving water,” said EPA regional administrator Richard E. Greene. “EPA is proud to recognize Frito-Lay, Lackland Air Force Base and this year’s other winners for their efforts to protect and preserve this valuable resource.”
The WEL Awards help foster a nationwide ethic of water efficiency, which is critical to the growing
The awards were announced December 3 in
Other winners of the 2007 WEL Awards include: Intel Corporation, Ocotillo Campus (Chandler, Ariz.); Santa Clara Valley Water District (San Jose, Calif.); The Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center at the University of Louisville (Louisville, Ky.); and Allan Dietemann, Seattle Public Utilities (Seattle, Wash.)
More information on water efficiency and the WaterSense program is available at http://www.epa.gov/watersense/index.htm.
To learn more about activities in EPA Region 6, visit http://www.epa.gov/region6.
EPA audio file is available at: http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio120307_wel.