JEA Presents Environmental Stewardship Award to Evoqua Water Technologies


JACKSONVILLE, FL - June 13, 2022 –– JEA honored Evoqua Water Technologies, LLC, for achieving 15 years of 100 percent environmental compliance at JEA’s Industrial Pretreatment Awards on June 9. Evoqua is the first Jacksonville company to reach 15 consecutive years of compliance since JEA began its Industrial Pretreatment program.

In all, JEA recognized 27 Northeast Florida companies for reaching 100 percent compliance in 2021.

Each year, JEA honors local companies that help protect the St. Johns River, designated in 1999 as one of the 10 most beautiful and historic rivers in the nation. JEA relies on its industrial partners to help preserve this valuable resource. 

In addition to Evoqua, JEA also recognized the following companies:

  • Owens Corning Fiberglass
  • Whitewave Inc., Extraction Facility
  • CSX - Intermodal Terminal 
  • CSX Transportation Inc., Moncrief Yard
  • BWC Terminals, LLC
  • CSX Transportation, West Jacksonville Yard 
  • Sunoco Jacksonville Terminals 
  • Water Recovery, LLC
  • American Coolair Corp. 
  • Kraft Heinz Company, Maxwell House Coffee 
  • Enkei America Inc. 
  • Kraft Heinz 
  • Pan-Glo Florida 
  • Saft America Inc. 
  • American Bottling Corporation 
  • American Technical Ceramics 
  • Anchor Glass  
  • Pepsi-Cola 
  • Publix Super Markets Inc.
  • Anheuser-Busch Inc. 
  • Bacardi Bottling Corporation 
  • Enkei America Inc., Jacksonville Paint 
  • Metal Container Corp. 
  • UniFirst Corp. 
  • Shaw’s Family Seafood Co. 
  • Swisher International Inc.

JEA is responsible for the administration of the National Pretreatment Program in areas serviced by JEA-owned wastewater facilities. JEA has been recognized for its robust pollution prevention programs, community outreach efforts and internal process improvements and controls leading to dramatic reductions in pollutants to JEA water reclamation facilities.

The National Pretreatment Program, which began in 1972 under the Clean Water Act, is a cooperative effort between federal, state and local environmental agencies.


About JEA

JEA is a not-for-profit, community-owned utility located in Jacksonville, Florida, proudly serving an estimated 496,000 electric, 374,000 water, 295,000 sewer and 20,000 reclaimed water customers. JEA is not owned by investors. It was created by the City of Jacksonville to serve those who live in Jacksonville and in the surrounding communities. The sole purpose of JEA’s business is to ensure the electric, water and sewer demands of its customers are met, both today and for generations to come with the goal to provide reliable services at the best value to our customers while ensuring our precious natural resources are protected.
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