Okatie, SC (February 28, 2013) — Beaufort – Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA) was selected to receive a National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) National Environmental Achievement Award for excellence in Public Information and Education. NACWA’s Public Information and Education Award is presented for outstanding programs in video, printed publication, educational program, or e-media. BJWSA was honored for its educational videos, which highlight its advanced water and wastewater treatment processes.The Authority was presented with the award on February 4 at NACWA’s 2013 Winter Conference.

“We’re pleased to be selected f or this honor”, said Ed Saxon, BJWSA’s Acting General Manager. “We are a customer-focused organization, and public education about our processes and commitment to the environment are an important component of our operation,” he added. The videos were developed by BJWSA staff in collaboration with a local production company, Woolworth Productions.

For more information about BJWSA, customers are encouraged to view the videos at youtube.com/bjwsa, visit their Facebook page at Facebook.com/bjwsa, or to visit their website at www.bjwsa.org.