Port of Kalama Honored with Outstanding Performance Award for Wastewater Treatment

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State Department of Ecology recognizes Port of Kalama for excelling at wastewater plant operations and overall protection of Washington’s waters.

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It takes diligent operators and a strong management team like at the Port of Kalama to achieve this high level of compliance.

The Port of Kalama has been honored with the 2013 Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance award from the Washington State Department of Ecology. Port of Kalama was recognized for excellent management of the effluent limits, monitoring and reporting requirements, spill prevention planning, pretreatment, and overall operational demands of the NPDES permit.

“It takes diligent operators and a strong management team, working effectively together, to achieve this high level of compliance,” said Heather R. Bartlett, Water Quality Program Manager at the Washington State Department of Ecology. “Talented and proficient operators are critical to successful plant operations and protecting the health of Washington' s waters. Your excellent record is a credit to the dedicated operators who are responsible for operating the award-winning Port of Kalama Wastewater Treatment Plant.”

About Port of Kalama – Where rail and water meet:
The Port of Kalama is located in Southwest Washington on the Columbia River and immediately off of Interstate Highway 5. The port exists to induce capital investment in an environmentally responsible manner to create jobs and to enhance public recreational opportunities. Port of Kalama's industrial area includes five miles of riverfront property adjacent to the 43' federally-maintained deep draft navigation channel of the Columbia River. The Port is served by the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads. There are over 20 industries located at the Port of Kalama, employing over 830 people. Port of Kalama offers all the superior facilities businesses need to thrive, and an unsurpassed quality of life. The port offers shovel ready sites, a new Industrial Park, state of the art Marine Terminals and transportation accessibility to rail and highway all just a 30 minute drive to the Portland International Airport. Port of Kalama also offers high-bandwidth communications, with dual access fiber-optic service to Seattle and Portland. Properties currently available at the port for businesses wishing to expand and thrive: Visit http://portofkalama.com/industrial_property.

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