Frito-Lay Amongst 2012 US Water Prize Winners Announced by Clean Water America Alliance

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Frito-Lay Amongst 2012 US Water Prize Winners Announced by Clean Water America Alliance

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 6:00pm

The Clean Water America Alliance has announced winners of the 2012 U.S. Water Prize for watershed-based approaches toward water sustainability. "These six water champions are showing America how to innovate, integrate, and educate for water sustainability and economic success," explained Alliance President Ben Grumbles. U.S. Water Prize winners by alphabetical order are Frito-Lay Inc., Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, Philadelphia Water Department, Project WET Foundation, Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

Frito-Lay is deserving of the U.S. Water Prize because of its corporate-wide stewardship on water and energy conservation. Its Casa Grande, AZ facility is leading the way is energy efficiency and process-water reuse. Water is an essential ingredient to the food and beverage industry and both Frito-Lay and PepsiCo are demonstrating how to manage water efficiently and save dollars along the way.

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