Duluth Receives National Award for Flood Response

Posted at: 08/30/2013 1:28 PM

The City of Duluth has been honored with a national award for its response to the 2012 flood.

The American Public Works Association presented the City of Duluth with their Exceptional Performance Award for Adversity. The award recognizes exceptional performance in the face of adversity.

Duluth was chosen for the award based on the 2012 flood response and recovery effort.

The city announced the award Friday. City Engineer Cindy Voigt accepted the award in Chicago on behalf of Duluth.