To bring greater value to its members and the public, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) is providing additional functionality through its upgraded website at www.awwa.org.
Looking to engage young water professionals? Try offering bicycling and beer.
By Stuart Karasik, Ph.D.
It’s a new year, a clean slate, a fresh page. There are countless promising opportunities to achieve professional success and expand your knowledge and influence.
Job title and employer: Senior Water and Wastewater Process Technologist, Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO)
Stetson S. Bassett of Carollo Engineers wrote “Evaluation of a Side-By-Side, Full-Scale Conversion to Biological Filtration” with co-authors Eva C. Nieminski and David K. Stevens. The article is in the January–February online issue of AWWA Water Science. Bassett works on biological treatment technologies for the removal of organic and inorganic contaminants.
By Bill Northey, Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation, USDA
As a fourth-generation farmer and former Secretary of Agriculture in Iowa, I’ve seen firsthand how conservation leads to cleaner waterways. Now, as an Undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), I want to see similar approaches lead to improved water quality across the country.
The scale of India’s water challenges is daunting, yet it’s encouraging to recognize the many opportunities for transformation, says Jim Williams, president-elect of the American Water Works Association (AWWA).
What better time to promote the importance and career potential of the water sector than while running a 5K?
Name and location: Kenneth C. Morgan, P.E., Keller, Texas
Job title and employer: President and CEO, KCM Consulting Services
As the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and others in the water sector celebrate passage of the 2018 farm bill and its $4 billion to fund conservation programs to protect drinking water sources, benefits from water protection initiatives funded through the 2014 farm bill are already paying dividends.