Worth Noting - July 2020


Bartow County, Georgia, earned a WaterFirst designation. The program is a voluntary partnership between local governments, state agencies and other organizations that want to work together to improve quality of life through wise management and protection of water resources.

The Princeton Wastewater Treatment Plant was named Wastewater Plant of the Year by the Illinois Rural Water Association.

Wayne Graham of the Vermont Rural Water Association received a 2019 Regional Wastewater Trainer of the Year Excellence Award from the U.S. EPA. 

Paul Desrosiers, an operator of the Narragansett Bay Commission facilities at Field’s Point and Bucklin Point in Rhode Island, received a 2019 U.S. EPA’s New England office 2019 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of the Year Excellence award. 

The Hollister Water Reclamation Facility was named Best Small Plant for 2019 by the California Water Environment Association.

The Thomasville Water Treatment Plant received a Georgia Association of Water Professionals Platinum Award for operating with perfection during 2019.

Bob Kloke, water production supervisor for the Columbus Water Department in Nebraska, retired after 38 years of service.   


July 7-9

New Jersey Section of the American Water Works Association Annual Conference, The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Visit www.njawwa.org.  

July 7-9

New York Section AWWA Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, New York. Visit www.nysawwa.org.  

July 12-15

Georgia Section AWWA Annual Conference, Savannah, Georgia. Visit www.gawwa.org.  

July 13-16

Texas Section AWWA Annual Conference, Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas. Visit www.txwater.org.  

July 19-22

Kentucky-Tennessee Section AWWA Annual Conference, Chattanooga Convention Center, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Visit www.kytnwpc.org.  

July 21-23

Arizona Section AWWA Annual Conference, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix. Visit www.azwater.org.

July 27-29

Ontario’s Water Conference & Trade Show 2020, Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Visit www.owwa.ca.


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