The Village of Old Westbury is pleased to report that they have won the 2020 Project of the Year Award from the New York American Water Works Association. The Village shared this Award with the engineering firm they worked in partnership with, D&E Engineers and Architects. Water Superintendent, Thomas O’Connor, and the Board of Trustees attended a virtual awards ceremony on June 30th to be recognized for the incredible achievement that was presented by AWWA Executive Director Jenny Ingrao.
The Well 6 Project is a 1 Million Gallon Underground Storage Tank and is one of many capital improvements projects the Village has embarked on in the past year and a half to improve the Village’s infrastructure.
Mayor Carillo had the following to say, “On behalf of myself and the Board of Trustees, I would like to give a big thank you and congratulations to everyone who made this project what it is. Thank you, to our Water Superintendent, Thomas O’Connor, his entire Water Department Staff and to our Department of Public Works. They all worked together and did an excellent job completing this project; this was an incredible accomplishment and the award could not have been more well deserved.”
The award is on display at the Village Hall.