Tucson Water Administrator Jeff Biggs to Receive Award

The Arizona Chapter of the American Public Works Association announced this week that Jeff B. Biggs, Tucson Water’s administrator of Strategic Initiatives, is the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Public Works Employee Award.

The statewide award recognizes Biggs’ achievements, including 35 years of work in water resource management, water treatment, water distribution, and water quality assurance; project manager for the design, construction and operation of Arizona’s first state-of the art advanced oxidation water treatment facility; initiating collaboration among regional water utilities to ensure local and sustainable water resources; leading utility and consultant teams to develop the Recycled Water Master Plan; and leading the development and completion of Tucson Water’s 2020 Strategic Plan.

The American Public Works Association is a nonprofit, international organization of more than 28,700 members involved in the field of public works.