Worth Noting - June 2022

People/Awards; Events


Richard “Doc” Lambert, operator for the Town of Woodstock, Virginia, retired after 31 years of service. 

Brian Sullivan, superintendent of the Colebrook (New Hampshire) Wastewater Treatment Facility, received a 2021 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of the Year award from the U.S. EPA New England Office.

The Exeter (New Hampshire) Wastewater Treatment Plant received a 2021 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award from the U.S. EPA New England Office.

Ryan Peebles of Clean Waters Inc. received the 2021 Regional Wastewater Trainer of the Year award from the U.S. EPA New England Office.

The Town of Milford, New Hampshire, received the 2021 Industrial Pretreatment Program of the Year from the U.S. EPA New England Office.

Mark Kosakowski, director of operations for the Livingston County Water & Sewer Authority, won the 2022 New York Water Environment Association Collection System Operator of the Year award.

Bob Protivansky of the Rutland (Vermont) Sewage Plant received the 2021 Operator of the Year award from the New England Water Environment Association.

George Staley, a utility technician in the Marianna (Florida) Water and Sewer Division, retired after more than 42 years with the city.

Gordon Wood retired after 28 years with Madras (Oregon) Public Works in the utilities and wastewater management department.

Christy Everett was named chief executive officer of the Grand Strand (South Carolina) Water and Sewer Authority. She succeeds Fred Richardson, who retired after 37 years with the authority, including 28 years at the helm.

Maryland American Water was honored by the U.S. EPA AQUARIUS and PISCES awards programs for improvements to the Winters Run Drinking Water Treatment Facility in Harford County.

The Cadiz (Ohio) wastewater treatment building was renamed the Thomas H. Carter Water Treatment Plant in honor of a longtime water superintendent who gave several decades of service to Cadiz and surrounding villages.

Louise Grant retired after 37 years career with Paris Utility District Water Treatment Facility in Maine. She also received a 2021 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of the Year award from the U.S. EPA New England office.

The village of Montpelier, Ohio, took first in the Municipal Category of the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting Competition. The contest included spots in Japan, Italy, Australia and the United States.

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June 12-15

AWWA ACE22, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio. Visit www.awwa.org.

June 20-22

WEF Innovations in Process Engineering Conference 2022, Hyatt Regency Miami, Florida. Visit www.wef.org.

June 27-29

WEF Stormwater Summit 2022, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. Visit www.wef.org.

June 29

AWWA Treatment, Distribution, and Wastewater Optimization Programs webinar. Visit www.awwa.org.


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