The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) presented a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to Yorba Linda Water District for its annual budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011. The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving 17,600 government finance professionals throughout North America. The Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards program is the only national award in governmental budgeting. In order to receive this award, a governmental unit must publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a policy document, an operations guide, financial plan, and a communications device.