Partnership for Safe Water
Middlesex Water Company's Carl J. Olsen Water Treatment Plant in Edison, New Jersey received the Partnership for Safe Water's Fifteen Year Director's Award of Recognition in 2016. This honor, which represents a continual commitment to protecting public health, is awarded to only a small percent of water utilities nationwide.
Middlesex Water's CJO Plant received the award for continually optimizing its treatment system over a period of 15 years. The Director's Award includes a comprehensive evaluation of treatment plant operations anad performance, identification of performance limiting factors, and the development of action plans to achieve optimization. Middlesex Water is pleased to be a long-term member of the Partnership for Safe Water, a program developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the American Water Works Association and associated partner organizations, to improve the quality of water delivered by optimizing water system operations.
The Partnership for Safe Water is a voluntary self-assessment and optimization program for water treatment plant and distribution system operation. More than 250 utility subscribers, collectively serving more than 100 million people, are committed to the Partnership's goals of providing safe, high quality drinking water through achieving operational excellence in water treatment.