Marin Water’s GM Receives National Environmental Achievement Award by Jeanne Mariani-Belding Feb 7, 2020 Member Submitted News MARIN – Marin Municipal Water District General Manager Ben Horenstein received a National Environmental Achievement Award for Distinguished Service, at the National Association of Clean Water Agencies’ (NACWA) Winter Conference in Atlanta this week. The National Environmental Achievement Awards program recognizes individuals that have made outstanding contributions to environmental protection, their communities, ratepayers, and the water sector. Horenstein was among three key water industry leaders in the nation to receive the Distinguished Service Award. “We are proud to see the distinguished career of our general manager recognized nationally by the water industry,” said Jack Gibson, president of the water district’s Board of Directors. “Ben’s career of more than 30 years has been one of successfully meeting challenges, and making the most of those opportunities to create stronger agencies.” Marin Municipal Water District is Marin County’s largest provider of drinking water, serving more than 190,000 people. The district is also responsible for the management and stewardship of 22,000 acres of watershed land. For more information about the district, visit www.MarinWater.org. The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) represents public wastewater and stormwater agencies of all sizes nationwide, and helps shape a strong and sustainable clean water future. For more information about NACWA, visit www.nacwa.org.