Gulf Coast Authority (GCA) is proud to announce that Leonard Levine is the 2021 recipient of the Water Environment Association of Texas’ (WEAT) Winfield S. Mahlie Award. The Winfield S. Mahlie Award is given by WEAT to a person who has “made significant contributions to the art and science of wastewater treatment and water pollution […]
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Four Gulf Coast Authority (GCA) waste treatment facilities were recognized this year (2020) by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) with Peak Performance Awards: Blackhawk Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facility – Gold; Forty Acre Industrial Wastewater Treatment Facility – Gold; Odessa Municipal and Industrial Wastewater Treatment Facility – Gold; and Washburn Tunnel Industrial Wastewater […]
Elizabeth Fazio Hale today assumed the role of General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of the Gulf Coast Authority (GCA), a water and wastewater management authority in Texas. For GCA, having recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary, Fazio Hale takes the top leadership role at a time when essential workers are more critical than ever. “With her broad […]
AUSTIN, OCTOBER 1, 2020 – The board of directors of the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) appointed its first members to serve on 15 regional flood planning groups (RFPGs), selecting Scott Harris, Chief Operating Officer of Gulf Coast Authority, to represent water authorities in the Trinity River region. Over 600 nominations were received by the […]
The board of directors of Gulf Coast Authority has appointed Elizabeth Fazio Hale to succeed Lori Traweek as general manager and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 16. Fazio Hale joined GCA last year as assistant general manager, bringing an extensive background in legal, legislative and financial matters related to water and wastewater management. Traweek will […]
With a growing demand for industrial wastewater treatment, GCA’s Bayport Facility welcomes Brianna Morales as Assistant Facility Manager. Ms. Morales previously served as the Facility Manager of GCA’s Blackhawk municipal facility. Ms. Morales has eight years of experience in wastewater operations. Previously, she worked in GCA’s Central Laboratory. Ms. Morales is a graduate of the […]
GCA is pleased to announce the hiring of Jonathan Sandhu to the GCA Technical Services team. Mr. Sandhu brings extensive experience in water and wastewater treatment, having worked on dozens of facilities across the world with treatment capacities ranging from 6,000 gallons per day to 800 million gallons per day. Prior to joining GCA, Mr. […]
At its mid-October Fall 2019 conference in San Antonio, the Texas Water Conservation Association’ Risk Management Fund (RMF) presented with an RMF Safety Award to (left to right) GCA Chairman Frank Jones, Assistant General Manager Liz Fazio Hale, General Manager Lori Traweek, and Chief Operating Officer Scott Harris. GCA was recognized specifically with an Outstanding […]
Blackhawk Facility Manager Brianna Morales was elected Secretary of the Texas Association of Clean Water Agencies (TACWA) on January 31. She will serve in that capacity for two years before transitioning to the role of Vice President. Morales entered the wastewater industry as an operator with GCA 12 years ago and is currently the Facility […]
GCA is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Fazio Hale has joined GCA’s leadership team as Assistant General Manager. Prior to joining GCA, Liz served as the Executive Director/CEO of the Riverbend Water Resources District, a water and wastewater treatment district serving 12 cities, three counties, and industry, located in New Boston, Texas, where she served […]
- Governor Abbott Appoints Batson to Gulf Coast Authority Board of Directors November 4, 2021
- All GCA Wastewater Treatment Facilities Honored with Prestigious NACWA Peak Performance Awards September 7, 2021
- Gulf Coast Authority’s Technical Services Director Levine to Retire – Sandhu to take role in early 2022 August 13, 2021
- Traweek Named to Gulf Coast Protection District July 1, 2021
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