SWIFT Photos Flocculation/Sedimentation.Large particles form and sink to the bottom during the flocculation/sedimentation phase of the Carbon-Based Advanced Water Treatment process at the SWIFT Pilot facility. Ted Addresses the Audience.HRSD General Manager Ted Henifin discusses the benefits of SWIFT to eastern Virginia on September 15, 2016. Team Toast.HRSD’s SWIFT team toasts their successful production of purified water on September 15, 2016. SWIFT Explained.HRSD researcher Jonathan Nelson explains the SWIFT Pilot project to Doug Powell, James City County Service Authority General Manager, on September 15, 2016. Secretary Ward Served.HRSD General Manager Ted Henifin serves SWIFT purified water to Molly Ward, Secretary of Natural Resources, on September 15, 2016. BAC/GAC Filtration.HRSD’s highly treated water passes through BAC/GAC filtration columns as part of the Carbon-Based Advanced Water Treatment process at the SWIFT Pilot facility. Ann Jennings Speaks.Chesapeake Bay Commission Virginia Director, Ann Jennings, discusses the benefits of SWIFT to the Chesapeake Bay on September 15, 2016. To SWIFT!Charles Bott, HRSD Director of Water Technology and Research, and Ted Henifin, HRSD General Manager, toast with glasses of the purified water produced in the SWIFT pilot project. (Photo courtesy of the Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal) Ted Pumps the First Taste.HRSD General Manager Ted Henifin pumps the first taste of SWIFT purified water on September 15, 2016. L’Allegro Smith Tastes.HRSD General Manager Ted Henifin serves SWIFT purified water to L’Allegro Smith, Assistant to Congressman Bobby Scott, on September 15, 2016. Finished Water.Water purified by two different treatment technologies is waiting to be sampled. NACWA Award Recipients.Governor Terry McAuliffe (center) poses with Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources Russ Baxter (left) and Secretary of Natural Resources Molly Ward (right), who received NACWA Environmental Achievement Awards during the ceremony. Ted and Jimmy Celebrate.HRSD General Manager Ted Henifin and Hampton City Councilman Jimmy Gray celebrate SWIFT’s many benefits on March 31, 2017. Governor McAuliffe Breaks Ground.Governor Terry McAuliffe (center) is joined by public officials and project team representatives in breaking ground for the SWIFT Research Center. Governor McAuliffe Commemorates Breaking Ground.Governor Terry McAuliffe (left) signs a ceremonial shovel held by HRSD Commission Chair Rick Elofson (right) to commemorate breaking ground for the SWIFT Research Center. The City of Hampton Signs a Trading Agreement.Governor Terry McAuliffe and Hampton City Mayor Donnie Tuck (center) are joined by Commission Chair Rick Elofson (left) and public officials to sign the first Nutrient Credit Trading Agreement. Governor McAuliffe Cuts Ribbon.Governor Terry McAuliffe (center) is joined by public officials and United States Geological Survey (USGS) representatives in cutting ribbon for the SWIFT Research Center Extensometer.