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For Immediate Release:
June 09, 2015
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Sommer Davis

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department receives award for financial reporting excellence

(MIAMI, June 9, 2015) – The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the 31st consecutive year the department has been recognized for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment.

“The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department is already known as a utility that provides exceptional water and wastewater services to its customers,” said WASD Director Lester Sola. “Earning this award for more than three decades illustrates that the department is committed to delivering excellence in all its areas of responsibility.”

The CAFR was judged by an impartial panel to ensure that it met the high standards of GFOA’s program. The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association comprising approximately 17,500 government finance professionals.

It is the priority of the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department to provide safe, reliable and economical service to its customers. For additional information about Department services and programs, visit the WASD website.