Roseville water efficiency manager receives water statesperson award

Brown commended for demonstrating region?s leadership
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The city of Roseville?s Water Efficiency Administrator Lisa Brown was named 2011 Water Statesperson of the Year by the Regional Water Authority on Dec. 8. Brown, who represents the region on the California Urban Water Conservation Council, was honored for her diligence in advancing conservation efforts and elevating the region?s profile at the statewide level, according to a news release. Brown has been instrumental in creating groundbreaking water efficiency programs in Roseville, such as the Cash for Grass Program, according to the release. This program has gained national attention for its innovation in achieving water efficient landscapes locally. The program provides a rebate of $1 per square foot of turf removed and replaced with water efficient plantings, up to $1,000 per site. ?Lisa is a true leader in the water efficiency industry and this award is something the region can be proud of,? said Environmental Utilities Director Derrick Whitehead, in the release. ?Lisa?s hard work has demonstrated statewide leadership by our region in water efficiency.? ~ Staff report