ACWA Presents 2023 Emissary Award to Edgar Dymally by ACWA Staff Nov 29, 2023 News Releases INDIAN WELLS – The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) on Nov. 29 presented its 18th annual Emissary Award to Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Senior Environmental Scientist Edgar Dymally. Presented during ACWA’s 2023 Fall Conference & Expo in Indian Wells, the award recognizes individuals who have made remarkable contributions to California water through voluntary service to ACWA. “Edgar Dymally has been a collaborative and thoughtful voice at ACWA, especially on issues related to drinking water quality,” said ACWA President Pamela Tobin. “His dedication and expertise in working to promote ACWA’s goals at the local, state and federal levels are invaluable and we are thrilled to be able to honor him for his contributions.” Dymally has been actively involved with ACWA’s Water Quality Committee since 2004 and currently serves as the committee chair. He has been a respected and knowledgeable voice on policies related to chromium-6, PFAS, microplastics and more. He is also committed to mentoring the next generation of leaders and serves on the Board of Trustees of the newly formed ACWA Foundation.