Meeting the Goal

A Tennessee plant optimizes operations to earn four consecutive Partnership for Safe Drinking Water Director Awards.
Meeting the Goal
Team members at the Kingsport Water Filtration Plant include, front row, from left, Sam Thomason, superintendent, and Niki Ensor, water/wastewater facilities manager; second row, Wayne Case and Steven Flanary, Grade IV operators; third row, Steve Thornburg and Kirby Walker, Grade III operators, and Christy Simerly, Grade IV operator; fourth row, Timothy Gibson, Grade IV operator, and William McClintock and Dustin Hammonds, Grade III operators; back row, Mark Erwin, maintenance worker, Ronald Ha

Determination, hard work and attention to detail have paid off for operators at the Kingsport (Tenn.) Water Treatment Plant. The plant was one of only three in the state to receive the 2012 EPA Partnership for Safe Drinking Water Director Award. Superintendent Sam Thomason is...

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