Community Brief April 12

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Destin Water Users wins ‘Best Tasting Drinking Water Contest 2014’

The residents of Destin won bragging rights March 6 for having the best-tasting tap water in the 4-County Area which includes Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Four utilities entered which included Emerald Coast Utility Authority (ECUA), Destin Water Users (DWU), People’s Water and Auburn Water System.

Contest judges were Ted Corcoran, president/CEO FWB Chamber; Don David III, financial advisor Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and past director of DWU; and Doug Barr, past executive director of the Northwest Florida Water Management District who is now doing private consulting on water supply issues.

DWU will advance to the Florida Water Resource Conference where the state drinking water contest will be held on April 8.