PHOENIX - Rich Fontanilla, the Area Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's Arizona-Nevada Area Office, receives the Chief of Engineers Award of Excellence for Environmental Design Nov. 1 from Col. Mark Toy, the LA District commander, for work done at the Tres Rios Environmental Restoration Project, Phase II Flow Regulating and Overbank Wetlands while U.S. Representative Ed Pastor and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton look on. In partnership with the City of Phoenix and Archer-Western Contractors, Ltd., and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.the Corps' project "does an outstanding job of natural treatment for wastewater effluent while providing valuable wetland habitat," according to the write up for the award.

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