Worth Noting - May 2022

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Bob Protivansky, operator at the Rutland Department of Public Works Sewage Plant, received the New England Water Environment Association’s 2021 Operator of the Year award.

Hornady Manufacturing received the 2021 Scott Wilbur Award for Best in Class Industrial Wastewater Treatment Facility from the Nebraska Water Environment Federation.

Plainfield Township municipal water won the Michigan Section AWWA award for best-tasting water in the state.

The City of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, received its second exceptional project award from the U.S. EPA George F. Ames Performance and Innovation in the SRF Creating Environmental Success Program (PISCES) for a project to expand the potable water supply for the city and surrounding communities.

Thomas Lee, outgoing president of the Lowndes County (Mississippi) Industrial Development Authority, had the water treatment plant that serves the industrial park near Golden Triangle Regional Airport named in his honor.  

Christy Everett was named CEO of the Grand Strand (South Carolina) Water & Sewer Authority, succeeding Fred Richardson, who retired after 37 including 28 years at the helm.

Walter Lynch, president and CEO of American Water, retired from the company. Susan Hardwick, who had been interim CEO, replaced him.

Craig Dotseth, director of public works in Prescott, Arizona, since 2017, retired after 35 years of public works experience and more than over 25 in various leadership positions with the city.

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Events

May 2-4

Ontario AWWA Section Annual Conference, Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls. Visit www.owwa.ca.

May 2-5

Alaska AWWA Section Annual Conference, Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage. Visit www.awwma.org.

May 2-20

AWWA High-Tech Operator Course 3, online. Visit www.awwa.org.

May 4

AWWA Lead Service Line Replacement webinar. Visit www.awwa.org.

May 15-17

British Columbia AWWA Section Annual Conference, Victoria Conference Centre. Visit www.bcawwa.org.

May 18

AWWA Tracking Water Loss Control Progress Using the AWWA FWAS V6 and the new Water Audit Compiler webinar. Visit www.awwa.org.

May 22-25

West Virginia AWWA Section Annual Conference, Oglebay Resort & Conference Center, Wheeling. Visit www.wvawwa.com.

May 24-26

WEF Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2022, Greater Columbus (Ohio) Convention Center. Visit www.wef.org.

May 25-27

Connecticut AWWA Section Annual Conference, Hotel Viking, Newport, Rhode Island. Visit www.ctawwa.org.



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