As reported by the Kent County Levy Court, the October 2009 edition of Treatment Plant Operator magazine featured Kent County's Wastewater Treatment Plant. The magazine is a national trade publication for municipal and county wastewater operations. The article focuses on Kent County's water treatment advancements which resulted in the plant winning the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Operations and Maintenance Award for Advanced Large Plants in 2007. Its standing is a model plant for wastewater operators from around the world. Plant operators from around the world, such as Brazil, South Africa, Germany, Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia, and Russia have visited the plant to learn more about Kent County's Wastewater operations.