West Basin Receives “Achievement of Excellence in Procurement®” Award

West Basin Receives “Achievement of Excellence in Procurement®” Award

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 4:57pm

Aug. 16, 2018 - West Basin Municipal Water District is pleased to announce that the District’s procurement division has received the prestigious 23rd Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) for 2018 from the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI).  

The procurement division provides contracting and purchasing support for West Basin's administration, water infrastructure operations, and capital improvement efforts.

Of the 200 successful award applicants, West Basin was one of only 47 agencies in California and one of only 29 special districts in the United States and Canada to receive the award.

The AEP Award is earned by public and non-profit organizations that obtain a high application score based on standardized criteria. The AEP is awarded annually to recognize innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity, and leadership in the procurement function.

The AEP program encourages the development of excellence in several categories including: process automation, customer service, and continuing education, as well as continued organizational improvement.