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EPCOR USA Earns 25 Awards for Safety and Operational Excellence

April 18, 2019

​The AZ Water Association honored EPCOR USA (EPCOR) with 25 awards during the annual AZ Water Conference yesterday. The awards were given in the categories of safety and operational excellence, bringing EPCOR's total number of awards from the AZ Water Association to 132.

The awards recognized EPCOR's water and wastewater operations in 11 individual Arizona communities. 

"We are honored to receive recognition once again from the AZ Water Association for our commitment to delivering safe, reliable and high-quality water to our customers," said Joe Gysel, president of EPCOR USA. "There's nothing we value more than safety and excellence in operations, and we're proud of the  hardworking employees across our territories in Arizona who live that commitment every day."  

EPCOR's 25 awards this year were in categories that span all of the company's Arizona operations: water distribution system management, water treatment, wastewater collection system management, and wastewater treatment:

​Water Distribution System​Bullhead City
​Wastewater Treatment​​Bullhead City
​Water Treatment​​Bullhead City
​Wastewater Treatment​Northwest Valley Water Reclamation Facility
​Water Treatment​Tubac
​Water Distribution System​Tubac
​Water Treatment​Paradise Valley
​Water Distribution System​Paradise Valley
​​Water Distribution System​Lake Havasu
​Water Treatment​Fountain Hills
​​Water Distribution System​Fountain Hills
​Wastewater Collection System​Anthem
​Wastewater Collection System​Anthem
​Water Treatment​Anthem
​Water Distribution System​Anthem
​Wastewater Treatment​Verrado Water Reclamation Facility
​Wastewater Collection System​Sun City West
​Water Treatment​Sun City West
​Water Distribution System​Sun City West
​Wastewater Collection System​Sun City
​Water Treatment​Sun City
​Water Distribution System​Sun City
​Wastewater Collection System​Agua Fria
​Water Treatment​Agua Fria
​Water Distribution System​Agua Fria


The AZ Water Association is an educational, nonprofit organization with a membership of over 2,200 Arizona water and wastewater industry professionals. The organization was founded in 1928 with the mission of preserving and enhancing Arizona’s water environment. The association’s awards evaluate operations, experience, adherence to regulatory standards and other criteria.

For further information, please contact:

Rebecca Stenholm
Director, Public & Government Affairs
Tel: (623) 445-2424
Cell: (602) 390-5662


Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, EPCOR USA's wholly owned subsidiaries build, own and operate water and wastewater and natural gas facilities and infrastructure in the southwestern United States. EPCOR USA provides water, wastewater and natural gas service to approximately 665,000 people across 44 communities and 15 counties in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.

About EPCOR Utilities Inc.

EPCOR, through its subsidiaries, builds, owns and operates electrical, natural gas and water transmission and distribution networks, water and wastewater treatment facilities, sanitary and stormwater systems, and infrastructure in Canada and the United States. The company also provides electricity, natural gas and water products and services to residential and commercial customers. EPCOR, headquartered in Edmonton, is an Alberta Top 70 employer.

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