Sitka water takes second place in national contest
June 29, 2022
Sitka’s drinking water won second place in a national competition this month at the American Water Works Association’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.
The panel of judges rated Sitka’s water second only to WaterOne, a Kansas public utility that serves the Johnson County area, just outside Kansas City, Missouri.
“It’s a great honor to receive the award,” said Shilo Williams, Sitka’s municipal environmental superintendent. “We’re really lucky to have such a pristine water source, which is Blue Lake.”
To qualify for the national competition, Sitka water had to beat...