JEA Presents Environmental Stewardship Award to 29 Local Companies


JACKSONVILLE, FL (June 26, 2023) – JEA recognized 29 Northeast Florida businesses that achieved 100 percent environmental compliance in 2022 at its Industrial Pretreatment awards ceremony on June 22.

One of the recipients, Evoqua Water Technologies, received its environmental compliance award for the 16th consecutive year.

JEA leaders also presented a Pollution Prevention award to Water Recovery LLC in recognition for the company installing a $1 million system to treat wastewater on site before it enters JEA’s water treatment system.

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 and Water Recovery LLC, JEA also recognized the following companies:

  • Owens Corning Fiberglass
  • CSX - Intermodal Terminal
  • CSX Transportation Inc. - Moncrief Yard 
  • BWC Terminals LLC 
  • CSX Transportation Inc. - West Jacksonville Yard 
  • Sunoco Jacksonville Terminals
  • American Coolair Corp.
  • Enkei America Inc.
  • Pan-Glo Florida
  • Saft America Inc.
  • American Technical Ceramics
  • Anchor Glass
  • Publix Super Markets Inc.
  • Anheuser-Busch Inc.
  • Bacardi Bottling Corp.
  • Enkei America Inc. - Jacksonville Paint
  • Shaw’s Family Seafood Co.
  • Swisher International Inc.
  • Alsco Inc.
  • Aramark Uniform Services Inc.
  • FMC Corp.
  • Hood Container
  • Johnson & Johnson Vision
  • Malnove Inc. of Florida
  • Roux Laboratories Inc.
  • Quala Services LLC
  • Wind River Environmental of Florida

JEA also announced that all three of its electric generation stations achieved 100 percent compliance: Brandy Branch, Northside and Kennedy.

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 that provides safe, reliable and affordable services to more than one million customers across four Northeast Florida counties. JEA is not owned by investors. It was created by the City of Jacksonville to meet the electricity and water needs of those who live in Jacksonville and surrounding communities. JEA’s 2,000+ workforce is dedicated to ensuring the demands of its customers are met, both today and for generations to come, while protecting our precious natural resources and supporting our region’s growth and economic development.


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