HRSD Honors Local Businesses for Environmental Excellence With 27th Annual Pretreatment Excellence and Pollution Prevention Awards



HAMPTON - HRSD recognizes 106 private and government organizations in Hampton Roads for perfect compliance with their environmental permits during 2019.

Earning Pollution Prevention (P2) awards this year were Canon Virginia Incorporated (greater than 1,000 employees), Anheuser-Busch, LLC (101—1,000 employees) and BASF Corporation, Williamsburg (less than 100 employees). The P2 Award distinguishes organizations for success in multi-media (air, land and water) efforts in reducing waste or its toxicity at the source.

College of William & Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science is honored for achieving 20 years of perfect compliance.

Four organizations were acknowledged with Diamond Awards for achieving 10 years of perfect compliance:

  • Atlantic Septic Systems, Inc.
  • Brockwell's Septic & Service, Inc.
  • Stihl Corporation
  • US Navy Joint Expeditionary Base, Fort Story

Eleven organizations were recognized for achieving Platinum status, designating five years of perfect compliance:

  • Advex Corporation
  • Auxiliary Systems, Incorpored
  • Ball Metal Beverage Container Corporation
  • Goodman's Septic Tank Service
  • Miller's Septic Service, Incorporated
  • Peninsula Hospital Services, Incorporated
  • Suburban Plumbing Company
  • US Navy, Naval Air Station Oceana
  • US Navy, Naval Air Station Norfolk
  • Wanchese Fish Company, Incorporated
  • Z. Artis Septic Tank Cleaning Service

The complete list of all honorees can be found here on the HRSD website,

HRSD's mission is to protect public health and the waters of Hampton Roads by treating wastewater effectively. A political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, HRSD was created by public referendum in 1940 and currently serves 18 cities and counties in southeast Virginia - an area with a population of 1.7 million.

HRSD Vision: Future generations will inherit clean waterways and be able to keep them clean.


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Media Contact:

Leila Rice, APR - 757.460.7056
Director of Communications