June 21, 2016: Yahara Lakes Association Citizen of the Year
The Yahara Lakes Association (YLA) recognized Dave Taylor, Director of Ecosystem Services at MMSD, as the YLA Citizen of the Year for his tremendous work on the Yahara WINS program. At the YLA Annual Dinner event, Dave updated attendees on the Yahara WINS program, which is a collaboration of over 30 municipal partners implementing and managing cost effective phosphorus reduction in the Yahara watershed.
May 3, 2016: 2015 Lumley Leadership Awards Organization of the Year
The Clean Lakes Alliance awarded the District the 2015 Lumley Leadership Awards Organization of the Year. Dave Lumley, for whom the award is named, has been a long-time lover of the lakes, and one of the first advocates of the Clean Lakes Alliance. He paved the way for strong local business involvement in promoting lake cleanliness, and has been an invaluable supporter of CLA’s efforts. In honor of his support, several Lumley Leadership Awards have been presented to some of the most outstanding community members and organizations in the Yahara Watershed.
2016-2020: Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business
The League of American Bicyclists has designated Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District as a Bicycle Friendly Business in recognition of our outstanding efforts to support and encourage bicycling.