New name, same game in LR wastewater treatment | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New name, same game in LR wastewater treatment

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:19 PM

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I'm old enough to remember when Little Rock had a Sewer Committee.

The latest sign of changing times is the new name for Little Rock Wastewater, which provides sanitary sewer service. Henceforth, it is to be the Little Rock Water Reclamation Authority. It will also have a new logo and motto — One Water, One Future. Said a release:

CEO Greg Ramon said the changes more clearly communicate what the utility is doing and its future direction. “We don’t waste water; we reclaim it, clean it and recycle it back into the Arkansas River,” said Ramon. “The treated water we release into the Arkansas River surpasses current water quality standards.” The name also more closely aligns with the organization’s name of the governing body, Little Rock Water Reclamation Commission.

The logo now reflects the foundational role Little Rock Water Reclamation Authority plays in advancing a healthy and thriving urban environment. It depicts the cycle of water once it is reclaimed, then treated and ultimately released into the environment, abandoning the implication that water is wasted.  ...

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