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Mississauga Wins Project of the Year

The City of Mississauga, along with the Region of Peel and Credit Valley Conservation Authority were awarded the Public Works Project of the Year Award from the Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) for the Cooksville Flooding Remediation Program.  The award was given in Environment Category Less than $2 million.

The award acknowledges the organizations for their collaborative approach in creating a multi-discipline leadership committee, Cooksville Creek Task Force, lead by Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion to develop remedial action plans addressing residential basement flooding issues that occurred after an intense rainfall in August 2009. 

The OPWA's Public Works Project of the Year awards are intended to promote the excellence in the management and administration of public works projects by recognizing the alliance between the managing agency, the consultant/architect/engineer, and the contractor. Awards are given in three monetary divisions from five categories.