Mesa Water Receives Safety Award from ACWA JPIA

Alex Garcia (left), Operator I/II Water Operations with Paul Shoenberger, P.E., Mesa Water General Manager at a staff event (prior to the pandemic).

A Mesa Water employee has been awarded the H.R. LaBounty Safety Award from the Association of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority (ACWA JPIA), for his dedication to safety innovation. 

Alex Garcia, Mesa Water Operator I/II Water Operations, was selected as a winner for eliminating a potential safety hazard by recommending that a dump truck be fitted with a welded ladder to safely enter and exit the back of the truck. 

The H.R. LaBounty Safety Awards Program recognizes ACWA JPIA water industry employees who implement significant safety improvements to prevent occupational injuries/illness.