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Harris County Mayors Appoint Swanson to Gulf Coast Authority Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 13, 2022 Media Contact:­ Keith Hardcastle, Public Information Officer (281) 488-4115 | khardcastle@gcatx.org The Harris County Mayors have appointed Robert Swanson to the Gulf Coast Authority (GCA) for a two-year term to start on September 1, 2022. “Thank you to the Harris County Mayors for this appointment and the support provided […]

Gulf Coast Authority Recognized with Prestigious Water Heroes Award

HOUSTON – August 29, 2022 – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has selected Gulf Coast Authority (GCA) for its annual Water Heroes Award. This award recognizes individuals or municipalities who performed duties above and beyond the usual call of duty during an emergency situation to continue to protect the public health and the environment. This […]

S&P Global Affirms ‘AA-’ Rating for Gulf Coast Authority

HOUSTON, February 17, 2022 – S&P Global Ratings has affirmed a rating of AA- on existing Bayport Area System revenue bonds for the Gulf Coast Authority (GCA), formerly Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. The rating reflects a combination of GCA’s very strong enterprise and financial risk profiles, further supporting a stable outlook. Specifically, GCA’s Bayport […]

Gulf Coast Authority Announces Promotions

Jonathan Sandhu has been promoted to Technical Director of GCA. In this role, Jonathan will be responsible for overseeing all engineering activities at the Authority, including process engineering and capital projects. Jonathan joined GCA in 2020 from Brown and Caldwell where he was Industrial Water Chemical and Energy Lead and the Houston Office Lead. Jonathan […]

All GCA Wastewater Treatment Facilities Honored with Prestigious NACWA Peak Performance Awards

HOUSTON, September 7, 2021 – All Gulf Coast Authority (GCA) wastewater treatment facilities were recognized for their 2020 performance by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) with Peak Performance Awards. For the sixteenth consecutive year, GCA facilities were honored by NACWA (with awards being received as far back as 1990 from AMSA, NACWA’s […]

Gulf Coast Authority’s Technical Services Director Levine to Retire – Sandhu to take role in early 2022

After 40-plus years at Gulf Coast Authority, Technical Services Director Leonard Levine will be retiring, effective February 2022. Jonathan Sandhu, currently Assistant Director – Technical Services, will be promoted to the role following Levine’s retirement. “Leonard has been instrumental in the many industrial wastewater treatment innovations GCA has pioneered over the past decades,” said Elizabeth […]