2009 SHOWCASE AWARDS

Sonoma County Water Agency

Inflatable dam
Inflatable dam on the Russian River in the Mirabel area

The Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) manages and maintains a water transmission system that delivers naturally filtered water from the Russian River to more than 600,000 residents in nine cities and special districts in Sonoma and Marin counties. SCWA carefully manages local water resources for the long-term benefit of people and the environment.

Projects and services such as recycled water distribution and public outreach and education reflect the Agency’s commitment to sustainability. As the largest energy end-user in Sonoma County, SCWA’s pledge to eliminate its carbon footprint b