Tuftex Wins California Recycled Water Award

Santa Fe Springs, CA, March 28, 2014 -- Shaw's Tuftex division received the Recycled Water Customer of the Year Award from the WateReuse Association's California Section.

The award recognizes a recycled water user that has advanced the acceptance
of water reuse through unique applications and/or innovative marketing, demonstrating how recycled water benefits the public and contributes to its business services.
 
Nominated by the Los Angeles County Sanitation District, Tuftex╩╝ efforts increased its use of recycled water from an average of 25.9% (out of total water consumption) in 2012 to 59.4% in 2013, a savings of more than 63 million gallons of fresh water.

Tuftex said it has continued to make strides in recent months, currently using nearly 80% reclaimed water.